Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner

This is a complete list of Erle Stanley Gardner books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Erle Stanley Gardner also writes as: A.A. Fair.

Also writes as: A.A. Fair.

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List of Perry Mason Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
9
The Case of the Velvet Claws
1933
2
9.5
The Case of the Sulky Girl
1933
3
9.5
The Case of the Lucky Legs
1934
4
8.5
The Case of the Howling Dog
1934
5
10
The Case of the Curious Bride
1934
6
8.5
The Case of the Counterfeit Eye
1935
7
9
The Case of the Caretaker's Cat
1935
8
8.5
The Case of the Sleepwalker's Niece
1936
9
7.5
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop
1936
10
8.5
The Case of the Dangerous Dowager
1937
11
9.5
The Case of the Lame Canary
1937
12
8.5
The Case of the Substitute Face
1938
13
8.5
The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe
1938
14
8.5
The Case of the Perjured Parrot
1939
15
9
The Case of the Rolling Bones
1939
16
9
The Case of the Baited Hook
1940
17
9
The Case of the Silent Partner
1940
18
9
The Case of the Haunted Husband
1941
19
9
The Case of the Empty Tin
1941
20
9
The Case of the Drowning Duck
1942
21
The Case of the Careless Kitten
1942
22
9
The Case of the Buried Clock
1943
23
The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito
1943
24
9
The Case of the Crooked Candle
1944
25
The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde
1944
26
9
The Case of the Golddigger's Purse
1945
27
The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife
1945
28
The Case of the Borrowed Brunette
1946
29
The Case of the Fan-Dancer's Horse
1946
30
8.3
The Case of the Lazy Lover
1947
31
8.5
The Case of the Lonely Heiress
1948
32
The Case of the Vagabond Virgin
1948
33
The Case of the Cautious Coquette
1949
34
9
The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom
1949
35
The Case of the Negligent Nymph
1950
36
9
The Case of the One-Eyed Witness
1950
37
10
The Case of the Fiery Fingers
1951
38
9
The Case of the Angry Mourner
1951
39
9
The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink
1952
40
9
The Case of the Grinning Gorilla
1952
41
9
The Case of the Hesitant Hostess
1953
42
9
The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister
1953
43
9
The Case of the Fugitive Nurse
1954
44
9
The Case of the Runaway Corpse
1954
45
10
The Case of the Restless Redhead
1954
46
9
The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary
1955
47
10
The Case of the Glamorous Ghost
1955
48
The Case of the Nervous Accomplice
1955
49
9.5
The Case of the Terrified Typist
1955
50
10
The Case of the Gilded Lily
1956
51
The Case of the Demure Defendant
1956
52
9.5
The Case of The Screaming Woman
1957
53
9
The Case of the Lucky Loser
1957
54
The Case of the Daring Decoy
1957
55
10
The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll
1958
56
9
The Case of the Long-Legged Models
1958
57
The Case of the Calendar Girl
1958
58
9
The Case of the Singing Skirt
1959
59
10
The Case of the Mythical Monkeys
1959
60
10
The Case of the Deadly Toy
1959
61
10
The Case of the Waylaid Wolf
1960
62
The Case of the Duplicate Daughter
1960
63
The Case of the Shapely Shadow
1960
64
The Case of the Spurious Spinster
1961
65
The Case of the Bigamous Spouse
1961
66
The Case of the Reluctant Model
1962
67
The Case of the Blonde Bonanza
1962
68
The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands
1962
69
The Case of the Mischievous Doll
1962
70
The Case of the Stepdaughter's Secret
1963
71
9
The Case of the Amorous Aunt
1963
72
9
The Case of the Daring Divorcee
1964
73
The Case of the Phantom Fortune
1964
74
10
The Case of the Horrified Heirs
1964
75
9
The Case of the Troubled Trustee
1965
76
The Case of the Beautiful Beggar
1965
77
The Case of the Worried Waitress
1966
78
The Case of the Queenly Contestant
1967
79
The Case of the Careless Cupid
1968
80
10
The Case of the Fabulous Fake
1969
81
The Case of the Fenced-in Woman
1972
82
9
The Case of the Postponed Murder
1973
83
The Case of Too Many Murders (By: Thomas Chastain)
The Case of Too Many Murders (By: Thomas Chastain)
1989
84
The Case of the Burning Bequest (By: Thomas Chastain)
The Case of the Burning Bequest (By: Thomas Chastain)
1990
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List of Perry Mason Collections in Publication Order

List of Doug Selby Books in Publication Order (by with Mignon G. Eberhart)

List of Terry Clane Books in Publication Order

List of Donald Lam & Bertha Cool Books in Publication Order (as A.A. Fair)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Bigger They Come
1939
2
The Knife Slipped
1939
3
Turn on the Heat
1940
4
Gold Comes in Bricks
1940
5
Spill the Jackpot
1941
6
Double or Quits
1941
7
Owls Don't Blink
1942
8
Bats Fly at Dusk
1942
9
Cats Prowl at Night
1943
10
Give 'em the Ax
1944
11
Crows Can't Count
1946
12
Fools Die on Friday
1947
13
Bedrooms Have Windows
1949
14
Top of the Heap
1952
15
Some Women Won't Wait
1953
16
Beware the Curves
1956
17
You Can Die Laughing
1957
18
Some Slips Don't Show
1957
19
The Count of 9
1958
20
Pass the Gravy
1959
21
Kept Women Can't Quit
1960
22
Bachelors Get Lonely
1961
23
Shills Can't Cash Chips
1961
24
Try Anything Once
1962
25
Fish or Cut Bait
1963
26
Up for Grabs
1964
27
Cut Thin to Win
1965
28
Widows Wear Weeds
1966
29
Traps Need Fresh Bait
1967
30
All Grass Isn't Green
1970

List of Gramp Wiggens Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Two Clues: The Clue of the Runaway Blonde / Clue's Don't Count & The Clue of the Hungry Horse
1947
2
The Amazing Adventures of Lester Leith
1980
3
The Human Zero
1981
4
Whispering Sands
1981
5
Pay Dirt and Other Whispering Sands Stories of Gold Fever and the Western Desert
1983
6
The Adventures Of Paul Pry, Volume 2
1990
7
The Blonde in Lower Six Plus 3 Short Novels
1990
8
The Adventures Of Paul Pry
1991
9
Honest Money and Other Short Novels
1991
10
The Danger Zone and Other Stories
2004
11
The Casebook of Sidney Zoom
2006

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Erle Stanley Gardner Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Hard-Boiled Detectives
1953
2
Daring Detectives
1969
3
Tantalizing Locked Room Mysteries
1982
4
Murder Plus
1992
5
The Mammoth Book of Short Spy Novels
1996
6
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
1996
7
Law and Order
1997
8
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories
2000
9
A Century of Great Suspense Stories
2001
10
Murder On The Railways
2003
11
Pulp Adventures #37: Nymph in the Keyhole
2020
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Erle Stanley Gardner: Biography

Erle Stanley Gardner was born on July 17th, 1889. Erle Stanley passed away March 11th, 1970 at 80 years old. Erle Stanley Gardner was born in Malden, Massachusetts, USA.

Erle Stanley Gardner was the author of the Perry Mason series which consists of 84 novels. The Perry Mason series started in 1933 with the novel The Case of the Velvet Claws. The most recently released novel in the Perry Mason series was The Case of the Burning Bequest which was released in 1990. There are no upcoming novels for the Perry Mason series.

Erle Stanley Gardner also wrote the Donald Lam & Bertha Cool series which has 30 books including The Bigger They Come and The Knife Slipped.

Erle Stanley Gardner: Awards & Accolades

Erle Stanley Gardner won the Edgar Award, Grand Master, in 1962.

Erle Stanley Gardner: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Erle Stanley Gardner on Book Notification is The Case of the Lazy Lover, the 30th novel in the Perry Mason series.

The most read book by Erle Stanley Gardner on Book Notification is The Case of the Velvet Claws, the 1st novel in the Perry Mason series.

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Erle Stanley Gardner: F.A.Q

When was Erle Stanley Gardner Born?

Erle Stanley Gardner was born on July 17th, 1889.

When did Erle Stanley Gardner die?

Erle Stanley Gardner died on March 11th, 1970 at 80 years old.

Where was Erle Stanley Gardner Born?

Erle Stanley Gardner was born in Malden, Massachusetts, USA.

What awards has Erle Stanley Gardner won?

Erle Stanley Gardner has won the following awards: Grand Master at the Edgar Award (1962).

What was the first book Erle Stanley Gardner wrote?

The first novel written by Erle Stanley Gardner was The Case of the Velvet Claws, published in 1933.

What was the most recent book Erle Stanley Gardner wrote?

His most recently released work was The Exploits of the Patent Leather Kid on November 13th, 2010.

How many books has Erle Stanley Gardner written?

Erle Stanley Gardner has written 151 books across 10 series.
  • 82 books in the Perry Mason Series
  • 5 Perry Mason Collections
  • 9 books in the Doug Selby Series
  • 2 books in the Terry Clane Series
  • 30 books in the Donald Lam & Bertha Cool Series
  • 3 books in the Gramp Wiggens Series
  • 4 Standalone Novels
  • 11 Short Story Collections
  • 5 Non-Fiction Books

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    Paul Niedernhofer
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    I have been reading the Perry Mason series in order for the past 2 years as my library can locate them. Overall, easy reads and almost all are addictive enough to finish in a day or two. Book 80 & 81 are on my reading shelf.

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