Inspector Wexford Books in Order, by Ruth Rendell

These crime novels written by British author Ruth Rendell feature Chief Inspector Reginald “Reg” Wexford who, along with his partner Detective Inspector Mike Burden, investigates various criminal cases in the fictional town of Kingsmarkham. The stories often involve intricate mysteries, murder investigations, and the complexities of human relationships within the community. Inspector Wexford uses his keen observational skills and deductive reasoning to solve crimes, and each novel typically presents a new case for him to unravel.

Here is the Inspector Wexford Series in Order

From Doon with Death (1964)
A New Lease of Death
(1967)*
Wolf to the Slaughter
(1967)
The Best Man to Die
(1969)
A Guilty Thing Surprised
(1970)
No More Dying Then
(1971)
Murder Being Once Done
(1972)
Some Lie and Some Die
(1973)
Shake Hands Forever
(1975)
A Sleeping Life
(1978)
Put On By Cunning
(1981)**
The Speaker of Mandarin
(1983)
An Unkindness of Ravens
(1985)
The Veiled One
(1988)
Kissing the Gunners Daughter
(1992)
Simisola
(1994)
Road Rage
(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
(2012)

*The American title for this novel is The Sins of the Fathers.
**The American title for this novel is Death Notes.

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