Book List in Order: 25 titles


  • Along the canals of Venice, Bognor investigates a mogul’s medieval murder Flush with cash from the success of his latest insipid blockbuster, aspiring film mogul Irving Silverburger takes to Venice to soak himself in luxury. Instead, he is quick...



  • After a boozy Oxford reunion, Bognor is distressed to learn one of his classmates is a killerNothing depresses Simon Bognor like a university reunion. Every pimply-faced boy he knew two decades prior has made something of himself, while Bognor langui...



  • At an exclusive language school in the hills outside Salamanca, former British gangster Jimmy Trubshawe is discovered flat on his back in his luxury cabin, clad only in boxer shorts and white socks, his face an unattractive shade of purple. He is, of...



  • On the eve of the Flanagan Fludd Literary Festival, the Reverend Sebastian Fludd is discovered gently swinging from the end of a rope in his own church. While Sebastian’s cousin and lord of the manor, Sir Branwell Fludd, is keen to wrap up the affa...



  • Doctor Tudor Cornwall, head of criminal affairs at the University of Wessex, finds himself literally all at sea. Accompanied by his precocious star pupil, Elizabeth Burney, Tudor boards the good ship 'Duchess' as a guest speaker on a transatlantic cr...







  • An entertaining assortment of holiday whodunits presents thirteen original mystery stories by P. D. James, Simon Brett, Peter Lovesey, Margaret Yorke, Robert Barnard, Liza Cody, and other notable authors....







  • A biography of Barbara Cartland, from her career as journalist and socialite in the 1920s to her status as the doyenne of romantic novelists and as a magnet of publicity through championing a variety of causes and scattering forthright and controvers...



  • DescriptionHow did it work, exactly, that Johnners magic? Brian Johnston was arguably the most distinctive and best loved voice in British broadcasting. Elder statesman of the Test Match Special team, he was also Britain's most entertaining commen...



  • A collection of thirteen stories in honor of Agatha Christie's one hundredth birthday features tales set between the two world wars and penned by leading members of the British Crime Writers Association. Reprint....



  • Intelligence agent Dorothy Rigby, Official Secrets Act notwithstanding, appoints Tim Heald to tell her story. He in turn asks crime writers each to write a chapter of this extraordinary life covering the Bomb, Hitler and standing in for Mrs Thatcher ...



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    In the dullest town in England, Bognor becomes enmeshed in a civic club murder. English politicians love to prattle on about the honest mettle of towns like Scarpington - mid-sized cities full of ugly buildings, ugly people, and a surfeit of wholesom...



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    Bognor tries to understand how a publishing magnate could have been crushed by smut. Before retiring for the night, Vernon Hemlock pours a brandy, lights a cigar, and takes a look at his cache of pornography. Far more than a wad of dirty magazines st...



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    An ancient country custom goes awry, killing a man and spoiling Bognor's holiday. At the annual Clout, the men of Herring do as they have done for centuries, firing arrows blindly into the woods and allowing their women to retrieve what they have sho...





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    Bognor braves the frost to discover who has murdered Canada’s richest manIn his lavish private train car, Sir Roderick Farquhar draws a bath. When it has been filled to his satisfaction, the portly captain of industry tips in three drops of bath oi...



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    When a restaurateur dies suspiciously, Bognor is forced to eat his way to the truth Dinner service is over, the staff has left, and Escoffier Savarin Smith is about to tuck into a couple of bottles of champagne. He seals the windows with electrical t...



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    A poisoned poodle drags Bognor into the high-stakes world of international dog smuggling Whately Wonderful is taking himself on his morning walk when he spies the slab of sirloin. An exceptionally well-bred poodle, he knows there is something od...



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    Deadline Shortly after eleven o'clock that evening St John Derby, the editor of the Samuel Pepys column of the DAILY GLOBE, had lurched into his office, poured himself a drink and rung the nightwatchman for a cab. When Albert came up to tell him that...



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    As real estate moguls slice and dice the great properties of the English countryside, the rambling grounds of Abney House are kept intact by being turned into a sort of theme park of the aristocracy for the public-complete with cafeteria, sailing mus...



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    Unbecoming Habits Brother Luke was late again. But this time Brother Luke's excuse for missing Sext was the best possible. He had been lying face down among the protatoes for quite some time when Brother Bede finally found him, turned him over and no...


Complete Series List in Order

A Simon Bognor Mystery

Death in the Opening Chapter (Nov-2011)
Poison at the Pueblo (Feb-2012)
Yet Another Death in Venice (Apr-2014)
1) Unbecoming Habits (1973)
2) Blue Blood Will Out (1974)
3) Deadline (1975)
4) Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1976)
5) Just Desserts (1977)
6) Murder at Moose Jaw (Jan-1981)
7) Small Masterpiece (Apr-1982)
8) Red Herrings (1985)
9) Brought to Book (Jan-1988)
10) Business Unusual (1989)