Book Notification

Edward Marston Books In Order

Book links take you to Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn money from qualifying purchases.

Publication Order of Frankenstein Horror Books

Dragon's Teeth (1973)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Alan Saxon Books

Bullet Hole (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Double Eagle (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Green Murder (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bermuda Grass (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Honolulu Play-Off (As:Keith Miles) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flagstick (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Action Scene Books

Bushranger (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skydive (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seabird (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snowstorm (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sin Bin Books

Iggy (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Melanie (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tariq (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bev (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Merlin Richards Books

Murder in Perspective (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Saint's Rest (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Elizabethan Theater Books

The Queen's Head (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Merry Devils (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Trip to Jerusalem (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Nine Giants (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mad Courtesan (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silent Woman (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Roaring Boy (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Laughing Hangman (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fair Maid of Bohemia (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wanton Angel (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Apprentice (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bawdy Basket (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Vagabond Clown (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Counterfeit Crank (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Malevolent Comedy (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess of Denmark (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Domesday Books

The Wolves of Savernake (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ravens of Blackwater (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dragons of Archenfield (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lions of the North (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Serpents Of Harbledown (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stallions of Woodstock (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hawks of Delamere (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wildcats of Exeter (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Foxes of Warwick (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Owls of Gloucester (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Elephants of Norwich (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dillman & Masefield / Ocean Liner Mysteries Books

Murder on the Lusitania (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Mauretania (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Minnesota (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Caronia (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Marmora (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Salsette (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Oceanic (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Celtic (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Christopher Redmayne Books

The King's Evil (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Amorous Nightingale (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Repentant Rake (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Frost Fair (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Parliament House (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Painted Lady (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Inspector Robert Colbeck Books

The Railway Detective (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Excursion Train (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Railway Viaduct (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Iron Horse (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Brighton Express (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silver Locomotive Mystery (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Railway to the Grave (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Line (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stationmaster's Farewell (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Peril on the Royal Train (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Ticket to Oblivion (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Timetable of Death (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Signal for Vengeance (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Circus Train Conspiracy (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Christmas Railway Mystery (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Points of Danger (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fear on the Phantom Special (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter in the Sapperton Tunnel (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tragedy on the Branch Line (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Railway Detective's Christmas Case (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death at the Terminus (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Inspector Robert Colbeck Collections

Inspector Colbeck's Casebook (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Captain Rawson Books

Soldier of Fortune (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Drums of War (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fire and Sword (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under Siege (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Very Murdering Battle (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Home Front Detective Books

A Bespoke Murder (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Instrument of Slaughter (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Dead Canaries (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deeds of Darkness (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dance of Death (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Enemy Within (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under Attack (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unseen Hand (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orders to Kill (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Danger of Defeat (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spring Offensive (2024)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bow Street Rivals Books

Shadow of the Hangman (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steps to the Gallows (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Date with the Executioner (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fugitive from the Grave (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rage of the Assassin (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Ambridge Summer (1975)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Warrior Kings (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marco Polo (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
We'll Meet Again (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Breaks (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boys from the Blackstuff (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finest Swordsman in All France (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Murder, Ancient And Modern (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Crime Archive (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Peter Lovesey Short Stories/Novellas

with Peter Lovesey
Vandals (By: Peter Lovesey) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Crime of Miss Oyster Brown (By: Peter Lovesey) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Parrot is Forever (By: Peter Lovesey) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Corbett Correspondence (With: Peter Lovesey) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Malice Domestic 6(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sunken Sailor(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 8(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Edward Marston is the pseudonym used by the famous British author Keith Miles for writing mystery and historical fiction novels. Edward also writes under his original name sometimes. Other than these names, he has also written novels featuring ship’s detectives under other pseudonyms Conrad Allen and Martin Inigo. Edward is particularly known for writing the mystery novels set in the time of Elizabeth theater. Among the all the novel series’ written by him, the most famous ones include The Railway Detective series, the Bracewell series, the Domesday series, the Christopher Redmayne series and the Home Front Detective series. The Domesday series is the one for which author Edward Marston is well known. Apart from the mysteries, he also likes to write novels based on the Biography and Children’s genres. Edward was born in the year 1940 in Wales, United Kingdom and was also brought up there. He completed his studies from the Oxford University in Modern History and began working as a lecturer in the same college. He taught Modern History to the students of the Oxford College for a period of three years before going on to become a full time writer, mostly as a freelancer.

Edward has also worked as a director and an actor for a short period and also owned a professional theater company. Edward has also served as a drama teacher in a prison and worked as an editor for the stories of a film company situated in Pinewood. In his career spanning around 50 years, Edward has written more than 40 plays for the radio, theater and television. He has even completed a drama series comprising of hundreds of episodes. But today, Edward has left everything else and tries to concentrate on the development of his mystery series’. His nautical mysteries under the pseudonym Conrad Allen are set in the Edwardian era, the first of which, “Murder on the Lusitania” was released in the year 1999. Edward’s first historical mystery novel was released under the title “The Queen’s Head” in the year 1988, which launched the Bracewell series. Under his original name Keith Miles, he has written a total of 6 novels based on the crime genre. These novels feature the main protagonist, Alan Saxon. Edward has set all the novels in different countries each having different settings, the latest of which was released in the year 2004.

Edward has also written a couple of architectural novels, which are set in the 1930’s era of America, featuring the main protagonist Merlin Richards. Because of his highly acclaimed style of writing and unique setting, he is regarded as a pro in his field by many reputed magazines. The hallmarks of his books include consummate storytelling, astute characterization and plot setting and a love of period. His early series’ as a scriptwriter for radio and television include Z-Cars, The Archers and Crossroads. Edward adopted his pseudonym of Edward Marston inspired from a real Elizabethan playwright named John Marston when he began writing novels set in the Elizabethan theatrical world. His earlier series under the pseudonym featured a fictional theater company named Westfield’s Men. His other historical series’ have been set during the Restoration London, Victorian England during 1850’s and the military operations of the Duke of Marlborough. Edward was the chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association in the year 1997-98. He was married twice, first with Rosalind Miles and the second time with Judith Cutler, who is a mystery writer herself.

The novel series “Domesday” written by Edward consists of 11 highly successful novels based on the historical mystery genre. The novels were published from 1993 to 2000 and introduced the central characters Gervase Bret Ralph Delchard, set during the 11th century. Ralph is a soldier and Bret is a lawyer by profession, who are appointed as commissioners by King William. They are hired to investigate the irregularities that are highlighted during the survey of the lands of England, in the Domesday Book. Together, they form a good crime-fighting team and try to stabilize the violent and unstable era in the history of England. All the books of the series are set in different counties. The first novel of the series was published under the title “The Wolves of Savernake” in the year 1993 by the Fawcett publishing house. The novel shows the time of the year 1086 when William the Conqueror appoints surveyors for recording the resources of the lands of his kingdom. The surveyors are welcomed by some and hated by the others as several murders take place during their surveys. One such murder happens when a wealthy miller is killed by a wolf in the Savernake Forest in the Bedwyn town. The King appoints Ralph Delchard and Grevase Bret to investigate the murder. The two are stuck in a dilemma over the killer as they cannot decide whether the wealthy miller was killed by the monks in the town or his own wife has betrayed him. However, the two continue to investigate the murders along with the surveys amidst several other murders taking place in the Bedwyn town. The novel is full of evocative and artful adventures along with lore, humor and the historical legend of the 11th century England.

The second novel of the Domesday series was published under the title “The Ravens of Blackwater” in the year 1994 by the Fawcett publishing house. In this novel, the author has continued to describe the historically fascinating and colorful series of mysteries. The plot of the novel opens in the village of Maldon, which is controlled by the Fitzcorbucion family. This family, led by Hamo Fitzcorbucion, is a wealthy and rapacious family. Hamo is the lord of the Blackwater Castle, a bully who has a amassed his wealth by all sorts. However, he gets enraged at the murder of his eldest son, Guy and decides to demand justice at all costs. Soon, Gervase Bret and Ralpdh Delchard arrive in the village on the royal duty of surveying the lands of the village. Here, they find many irregularities, accounting the Fitzcorbucion family. In spite of the growing tensions between the Saxon and the Norman factions of the village, the two find relaxing time with the nuns of the village. However, they are forced to face dangerous situations due to the murder of Guy and Hamo’s determination for revenge. Author Edward Marston was highly praised for his efforts in penning down an intriguing story, filled with energy, tenderness, suspense, the heroism and chicanery along with the beautiful description of the historical era of England.

Book Series In Order » Authors » Edward Marston

Leave a Reply