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  • Bibliography:
    19 Books - 1 Series
  • First Book:
    May 1992
  • Latest Book:
    January 2017
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Full Series List in Order

Detective Chief Inspector Hayes

No Birds Singing (Aug-2003)
Murder Between Friends (Sep-2004)
The Payoff (Aug-2005)
Blue Murder (Jun-2006)
Roll Over, Play Dead (Apr-2007)
Gone to Earth (Apr-2008)

Book List in Order: 19 titles


  • Infuriated by the interference of Special Branch in one of his murder investigations, Ralph Arnott resigns from the force and turns the case over to Sergeant Judy Pullen, but he is soon helping her solve the case anyway...



  • When a woman is found dead in her shower, everybody including the coroner thinks it was suicide - that is, everybody except Detective Sergeant Judith Pullen and her old boss, the retired Chief Inspector Ralph Arnott....



  • Convicted of the brutal murder of her husband, Izzy Drummond's flamboyant personality seems undampened by her incarceration. The prospect of a TV documentary reawakens fears from those who put her away, and then a journalist uncovers new evidence whi...



  • ... but then, no one expects working for a dentist to be a barrel of laughs.Mimsie Crane never manages to keep a job for long, and between periods of temping she works for a dodgy builder called Steve Epps, who offers the nearest thing to regular emp...



  • When Adele Morrison's body is found in the swimming pool of the Crown House hotel, her estranged husband stands to inherit everything he had been fighting to claim as part of a divorce settlement. DI Ian Preston, however, is unable to get past the co...



  • Disbelieving the conviction of her boyfriend, Inspector Laurence Erskine, that a murder at an art club is the work of terrorists, Judith Pullen enlists the help of her former boss, Ralph Arnott, to uncover the truth....




  • When Tansy Robotham called in to see hairdresser Sandy Prentice that autumn afternoon, the last thing she expected to find was her friend's long-dead body lying in the middle of the conservatory. Shocked and terrified by the evidence of decay, and by...



  • Fay Browne, a middle-aged solicitor from the small village of Renham, witnesses a woman's apparent suicide in front of a train and becomes deeply involved with the inquest, convinced that the woman didn't jump but was in fact pushed. Subsequent disas...






  • Stella, Kate and Victoria are three schoolgirl friends, unexpectedly reunited after many years. Despite losing touch, their lives have become intertwined in a way none of them could have imagined. Detective Inspector Hayes finds himself with a string...



  • When the body of Lulu Starewski, an elderly eccentric antique dealer, is found in her home in an Oxfordshire village by her friend Tessa Cox, Detective Chief Inspector Roger Hayes is soon on the scene. A specialist in Russian Icons, Lulu owned a gall...



  • A Detective Chief Inspector Roger Hayes mystery Hayes wakes up in hospital having been stabbed and knocked unconscious while trying to save an elegant lady from some muggers. While convalescing in the Isle of Man, he meets the woman's brother, the ow...



  • Detective Superintendent Roger Hayes and his new partner Sergeant Prentice are investigating the murder of Lady Susan Brigham, wife of euro politician Sir William Brigham. With no signs of an obvious break-in and startling family secrets coming to li...



  • The new Detective Chief Inspector Hayes mystery - DCI Hayes, part of a special CID branch set up to deal with high-profile cases linked to national security, and his new detective superintendent, six foot, blonde Mo Prentice are investigating a high-...



  • Rowan Morley, big and beautiful, made quite a splash when she went overboard from a pleasure launch into the Thames. Fortunately help was at hand, but Rowan’s rescuers were bewildered when she insisted on denying the existence of what seemed to the...



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    Fay Browne, a middle-aged solicitor from the small village of Renham, witnesses a woman's apparent suicide in front of a train and becomes deeply involved with the inquest, convinced that the woman didn't jump but was in fact pushed. Subsequent disas...



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    Briony Eastwood is looking forward to a glamorous Christmas, catering for movie star Roz de Taffort and her family. It turns out that Roz has a not-so-secret drinking problem, however, and a toy-boy trainer on the premises. When Briony finds Roz's de...



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    Caught in a fire at a location hosting a sale of exclusive designer clothes, Annie Gordon accidentally picks up someone else's handbag in the confusion, and she becomes the target of the bag's real owner, who will do anything to recover it....



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Vivien Armstrong has published 19 books.

Vivien Armstrong does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Honey Trap, was published in January 2017.

The first book by Vivien Armstrong, Sleight of Hand, was published in May 1992.

Yes. Vivien Armstrong has 1 series.