Barbara Vine

Barbara Vine

Barbara Vine also wrote as: Ruth Rendell.

Barbara Vine was born in South Woodford, Essex, England on February 17th, 1930 and passed away at the age of 85 on May 2nd, 2015.

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Barbara Vine Stats: The highest rated book by Barbara Vine on Book Notification is Asta's Book / Anna's Book, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is A Fatal Inversion, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Barbara Vine on Book Notification is The Chimney Sweeper's Boy, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Asta's Book / Anna's Book, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Barbara Vine books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7
A Dark-Adapted Eye
1986
2
10
A Fatal Inversion
1987
3
The House of Stairs
1988
4
Gallowglass
1990
5
King Solomon's Carpet
1991
6
10
Asta's Book / Anna's Book
1993
7
No Night Is Too Long
1994
8
In the Time of His Prosperity
1995
9
The Brimstone Wedding
1995
10
The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
1998
11
Grasshopper
2000
12
The Blood Doctor
2002
13
8
Minotaur
2005
14
Birthday Present
2008
15
8
The Child's Child
2012

Barbara Vine: Biography

Barbara Vine (Ruth Barbara Grasemann) was born on February 17th, 1930. Barbara passed away May 2nd, 2015 at 85 years old. Barbara Vine was born in South Woodford, Essex, England.

Barbara Vine (Ruth Barbara Grasemann) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 15 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1986 with the novel A Dark-Adapted Eye. The most recently released novel was The Child's Child which was released in 2012.

Barbara Vine appeared on the prestigious international Kono Mystery ga Sugoi list in Japan. Her debut novel A Dark-Adapted Eye was ranked #9 in 1988.

Barbara Vine: Awards & Accolades

Vine's books have won multiple awards, A Fatal Inversion won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1987. King Solomon's Carpet won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1991.

Barbara Vine books have also been nominated for multiple awards, A Dark-Adapted Eye was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1986. A Fatal Inversion was nominated for the Macavity Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1988. Minotaur was nominated for the Gumshoe Award, Best European Crime Novel, in 2007.

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  3. James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross Series.
  4. Tana French, author of the Dublin Murder Squad Series.
  5. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.

Barbara Vine: F.A.Q

When was Barbara Vine Born?

Barbara Vine was born on February 17th, 1930.

When did Barbara Vine die?

Barbara Vine died on May 2nd, 2015 at 85 years old.

Where was Barbara Vine Born?

Barbara Vine was born in South Woodford, Essex, England.

What book awards has Barbara Vine won?

A Fatal Inversion: Crime Writer's Association Award Gold Dagger Award (1987).
King Solomon's Carpet: Crime Writer's Association Award Gold Dagger Award (1991).

What was the first book Barbara Vine wrote?

The first novel written by Barbara Vine was A Dark-Adapted Eye, published in 1986.

What was the most recent book Barbara Vine wrote?

Her most recently released work was The Child's Child on December 4th, 2012.

How many books has Barbara Vine written?

Barbara Vine has written 15 books. All of her books are Standalone Novels.

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