SYKM


Ruth Rendell
Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh
[1930-2015]
Reginald Wexford, a chief inspector in Sussex, England:

From Doon with Death1 (1964)

A New Lease of Death1 (1967)
APA: Sins of the Fathers (1970)

Wolf to the Slaughter4 (1967)

The Best Man To Die1, 7 (1969)

A Guilty Thing Surprised2 (1970)

No More Dying Then2 (1971)

Murder Being Once Done2 (1972)

Some Lie and Some Die3 (1973)

Shake Hands Forever3 (1975)

A Sleeping Life3 (1978)
Finalist 1979 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Means of Evil and Other Stories5 (1979) [SS]

Put on by Cunning4 (1981)
APA: Death Notes (1981)

The Speaker of Mandarin4 (1983)
Finalist 1983 Gold Dagger Award

An Unkindness of Ravens5, 7 (1985)
Finalist 1986 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

The Veiled One5, 7 (1988)

Kissing the Gunner’s Daughter6, 8 (1992)

Simisola6, 8 (1994)

Road Rage6, 8 (1997)

Harm Done (1999)

The Babes in the Wood (2002)

End in Tears (2005)

Not in the Flesh (2007)

The Monster in the Box (2009)

The Vault (2011)

No Man’s Nightingale (2013)

Non-series:

To Fear a Painted Devil (1965)

Vanity Dies Hard (1966)
APA: In Sickness and in Health (1966)

The Secret House of Death (1968)

One Across, Two Down10 (1971)

The Face of Trespass9 (1974)

A Demon in My View9 (1976)
1976 Gold Dagger Award

The Fallen Curtain and Other Stories (1976) [SS]

A Judgement in Stone9 (1977)
Finalist 1977 Gold Dagger Award

Make Death Love Me10 (1979)
Finalist 1980 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

The Lake of Darkness10 (1980)

Master of the Moor (1982)

The Tree of Hands (1984)
1984 Silver Dagger Award
Finalist 1986 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

The Killing Doll (1984)

The New Girl Friend (1985) [SS]

Live Flesh (1986)
1986 Gold Dagger Award

Collected Short Stories (1987) [SS]

Heartstones (1987) [novella]

Talking to Strange Men (1987)

The Bridesmaid (1989)

Going Wrong (1990)
Finalist 1990 Gold Dagger Award

The Copper Peacock and Other Stories (1991) [SS]

The Fever Tree and Other Stories (1992) [SS]

The Crocodile Bird (1993)

The Keys to the Street (1996)

Bloodlines (1997) [SS]
[includes Wexford]

Thornapple (1998)

A Sight for Sore Eyes (1999)

Adam and Eve and Pinch Me (2001)

Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (2001) [SS]

The Rottweiler (2004)

Thirteen Steps Down (2004)

The Thief (2006)
[novella in Quick Reads series]

The Water’s Lovely (2006)

Portobello (2008)

Tigerlily’s Orchids (2010)

The St. Zita Society (2012)

The Girl Next Door (2014)

Dark Corners (2015)

Written as Barbara Vine

The Dark-Adapted Eye (1986)
1987 Edgar Award for Best Mystery
Finalist 1986 Gold Dagger Award

A Fatal Inversion (1987)
1987 Gold Dagger Award
Finalist 1988 Macavity Award for Best Novel

The House of Stairs (1989)

Gallowglass (1990)

King Solomon’s Carpet (1991)
1991 Gold Dagger Award

Asta’s Book (1993)
APA: Anna’s Book (1993)

No Night Is Too Long (1994)

The Brimstone Wedding (1996)

The Chimney Sweeper’s Boy (1998)

Grasshopper (2000)

The Blood Doctor (2002)

The Minotaur (2005)

The Birthday Present (2008)

The Child’s Child (2012)