Lord Peter Wimsey Series
Lord Peter Wimsey books in order
Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey is a bon vivant sleuth in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers, in which he solves mysteries — usually but not always murders. The novels are set in Britain contemporaneously with when they were written, from the early 1920s to the late 1930s; Sayers returned to Wimsey was the 1942 short story…
11 books in series
#1Dorothy Leigh Sayers - Whose Body?
#2Clouds of Witness
Peter's and Mary's older brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with wilful murder and put on trial in the House of Lords. How can detective Lord Peter proceed when it's a murder in his own family potentially by his own brother? Peter's and Mary's older brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with wilful murder and put on trial in the House of Lo...
When a terminally ill woman dies much earlier than expected, Lord Peter suspects murder...Though never quick-witted, Agatha Dawson had an iron constitution and a will to fight that never abated in her old age. Even after three operations failed to rid her of her cancer, she refused to give in. But as her body began to weaken, she accused lawyers, n...
#4The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
90-year-old General Fendman was definitely dead, but no one knew exactly when he had died - and the time of death was the determining factor in a half-million-pound inheritance. Lord Peter Wimsey would need every bit of his amazing skills to unravel the mysteries of why the General's lapel was without a red poppy on Armistice Day, how the club's te...
An alternative cover edition for this ASIN can be found hereMystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poisons, and when her fiancé died in the manner prescribed in one of her books, a jury of her peers had a hangman's noose in mind. But Lord Peter Wimsey was determined to find her innocent—as determined as he was to make her his wife. An alterna...
#6The Five Red Herrings
A must-read for fans of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Margery Allingham's Campion Mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey is the immortal amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers. Lord Peter Wimsey could imagine the artist stepping back, the stagger, the fall, down to where the pointed rocks grinned like teeth.But was it an accident - or murder? Six members ...
#7Have His Carcase
Mystery writer Harriet Vane, recovering from an unhappy love affair and its aftermath, seeks solace on a barren beach -- deserted but for the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut.From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political...
#8Murder Must Advertise
The ad men at Pym’s can sell anything—even murder...The iron staircase at Pym’s Publicity is a deathtrap, and no one in the advertising agency is surprised when Victor Dean tumbles down it, cracking his skull along the way. Dean’s replacement arrives just a few days later—a green copywriter named Death Bredon. Though he displays a surprising talent...
#9The Nine Tailors
It was a corpse, disfigured and unrecognisable. The sexton found it, and appropriately it was in the churchyard. The Nine Tailors is one of Dorothy Sayers' finest books of detection, featuring her internationally famous detective creation, Lord Peter Wimsey. It was a corpse, disfigured and unrecognisable. The sexton found it, and appropriately it w...
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