Michael Gilbert

Michael Gilbert

This is a complete list of Michael Gilbert books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Inspector Hazelrigg Books in Publication Order

List of Inspector Mercer Books in Publication Order

List of Patrick Petrella Books in Publication Order

List of Luke Pagan Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Danger Within / Death in Captivity
1952
2
Sky High / The Country-House Burglar
1955
3
Be Shot For Six Pence
1956
4
After The Fine Weather
1963
5
The Crack In The Teacup
1966
6
The Dust and the Heat / Overdrive
1967
7
The Etruscan Net / The Family Tomb
1969
8
The Ninety Second Tiger
1973
9
Flashpoint
1974
10
Night Of The Twelfth
1976
11
The Empty House
1978
12
The Final Throw / End-Game
1982
13
The Black Seraphim
1984
14
Inner Landscape
1984
15
The Long Journey Home
1985
16
Trouble
1987
17
Paint Gold And Blood
1989
18
The Queen Against Karl Mullen
1991

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Game Without Rules
1967
2
Stay Of Execution
1971
3
Amateur in Violence
1973
4
Mr Calder And Mr Behrens
1982
5
Anything For A Quiet Life and Other Mysteries
1990
6
The Man Who Hated Banks
1997
7
Pity About the Girl & Other Stories
1998
8
The Mathematics of Murder
2000
9
The Curious Conspiracy And Other Crimes
2002
10
Even Murderers Take Holidays
2007
11
The Murder of Diana Devon and Other Mysteries
2011
12
The Man Who Could Not Sleep and Other Mysteries
2011

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of British Library Crime Classics Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Notting Hill Mystery (By: Charles Warren Adams)
The Notting Hill Mystery (By: Charles Warren Adams)
1862
2
The Poisoned Chocolates Case (By: Anthony Berkeley)
1929
3
It Walks by Night (By: John Dickson Carr)
1930
4
8
The Secret of High Eldersham / The Mystery of High Eldersham (By: Miles Burton)
1930
5
Castle Skull (By: John Dickson Carr)
1931
6
Mystery in the Channel (By: Freeman Crofts)
1931
7
The Incredible Crime (By: Lois Austen-Leigh)
The Incredible Crime (By: Lois Austen-Leigh)
1931
8
Murder of a Lady (By: Anthony Wynne)
Murder of a Lady (By: Anthony Wynne)
1931
9
The Lost Gallows (By: John Dickson Carr)
1931
10
The Z Murders (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon)
1931
11
The Corpse in the Waxworks / The Waxworks Murder (By: John Dickson Carr)
1932
12
The Division Bell Mystery (By: Ellen Wilkinson)
The Division Bell Mystery (By: Ellen Wilkinson)
1932
13
Portrait of a Murderer (By: Anne Meredith)
Portrait of a Murderer (By: Anne Meredith)
1933
14
Death in Fancy Dress (By: Anthony Gilbert)
Death in Fancy Dress (By: Anthony Gilbert)
1933
15
Family Matters (By: Anthony Rolls)
Family Matters (By: Anthony Rolls)
1933
16
The Hog's Back Mystery (By: Freeman Crofts)
1933
17
The Mysterious Mr. Badman (By: William Fryer Harvey)
1934
18
8
Murder Underground (By: Mavis Doriel Hay)
1934
19
Scarweather (By: Anthony Rolls)
Scarweather (By: Anthony Rolls)
1934
20
Death of an Airman (By: Christopher St. John Sprigg)
Death of an Airman (By: Christopher St. John Sprigg)
1934
21
The Spy Paramount (By: E. Phillips Oppenheim)
1934
22
The 12.30 from Croydon (By: Freeman Crofts)
1934
23
The Chianti Flask (By: Marie Belloc Lowndes)
1934
24
6
Weekend at Thrackley (By: Alan Melville)
1934
25
Quick Curtain (By: Alan Melville)
1934
26
The Lake District Murder (By: John Bude)
1935
27
Death on the Cherwell (By: Mavis Doriel Hay)
1935
28
8
The Cornish Coast Murder (By: John Bude)
1935
29
The Traitor (By: Sydney Horler)
The Traitor (By: Sydney Horler)
1936
30
6
The Santa Klaus Murder (By: Mavis Doriel Hay)
1936
31
The Sussex Downs Murder (By: John Bude)
1936
32
Death of Anton (By: Alan Melville)
1936
33
10
Death in the Tunnel / Dark in the Tunnel (By: Miles Burton)
1936
34
Murder in Piccadilly (By: Charles Kingston)
1936
35
Mystery in White (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon)
1937
36
Bats in the Belfry (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1937
37
6
The Cheltenham Square Murder (By: John Bude)
1937
38
Excellent Intentions (By: Richard Hull)
Excellent Intentions (By: Richard Hull)
1938
39
Murder in the Museum (By: John Rowland)
Murder in the Museum (By: John Rowland)
1938
40
Antidote to Venom (By: Freeman Crofts)
1938
41
Thirteen Guests (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon)
1938
42
The Port of London Murders (By: Josephine Bell)
1938
43
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (By: Leonard R. Gribble)
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (By: Leonard R. Gribble)
1939
44
Seven Dead (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon)
1939
45
Verdict of Twelve (By: Raymond Postgate)
Verdict of Twelve (By: Raymond Postgate)
1940
46
A Scream in Soho (By: John G. Brandon)
A Scream in Soho (By: John G. Brandon)
1940
47
Death of a Busybody (By: George Bellairs)
1942
48
The Dead Shall be Raised & Murder of a Quack (By: George Bellairs)
1942
49
Somebody at the Door (By: Raymond Postgate)
Somebody at the Door (By: Raymond Postgate)
1943
50
Murder's a Swine: A Second World War Mystery (By: Nap Lombard)
1943
51
Checkmate to Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1944
52
Fell Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1944
53
Murder by Matchlight (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1945
54
Trouble on the Thames (By: Victor Bridges)
Trouble on the Thames (By: Victor Bridges)
1945
55
10
Fire in the Thatch (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1946
56
Death Makes a Prophet (By: John Bude)
1947
57
Smallbone Deceased
1950
58
Calamity in Kent (By: John Rowland)
Calamity in Kent (By: John Rowland)
1950
59
Death Has Deep Roots
1951
60
The Danger Within / Death in Captivity
1952
61
8
Murder in the Mill-Race (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
1952
62
Crossed Skis (By: Carol Carnac)
1952
63
Death on the Riviera (By: John Bude)
1952
64
The Man Who Didn't Fly (By: Margot Bennett)
1955
65
The Colour Of Murder (By: Julian Symons)
1957
66
The Christmas Egg (By: Mary Kelly)
The Christmas Egg (By: Mary Kelly)
1958
67
The Progress of a Crime (By: Julian Symons)
1960
68
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm (By: Gil North)
1960
69
The Spoilt Kill (By: Mary Kelly)
The Spoilt Kill (By: Mary Kelly)
1961
70
The Body in the Dumb River (By: George Bellairs)
1961
71
Due to a Death (By: Mary Kelly)
Due to a Death (By: Mary Kelly)
1963
72
Surfeit of Suspects (By: George Bellairs)
1964
73
The Belting Inheritance (By: Julian Symons)
1965
74
The Last Best Friend (By: George Sims)
The Last Best Friend (By: George Sims)
1967
75
The End of the Web (By: George Sims)
The End of the Web (By: George Sims)
1976
76
Capital Crimes: London Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards, Richard Marsh)
2015
77
Resorting to Murder (By: Martin Edwards)
2015
78
8
Silent Nights (By: Martin Edwards)
2015
79
10
Murder at the Manor (By: Martin Edwards)
2016
80
Serpents in Eden (By: Martin Edwards)
2016
81
Crimson Snow (By: Martin Edwards, Fergus Hume)
2016
82
Foreign Bodies (By: Martin Edwards, Palle Rosenkrantz)
2017
83
The Long Arm of the Law (By: Martin Edwards)
2017
84
Miraculous Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards)
2017
85
Continental Crimes (By: Martin Edwards)
2017
86
Blood on the Tracks (By: Martin Edwards)
2018
87
7.3
The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories (By: Martin Edwards)
2018
88
Golden Age of Detection Puzzle Book (By: Kate Jackson)
2018
89
Deep Waters: Murder on the Waves (By: Martin Edwards)
2019
90
The Measure of Malice (By: Martin Edwards)
2019
91
Settling Scores: Sporting Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards)
2020
92
A Surprise for Christmas and Other Seasonal Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards)
2020
93
Two-Way Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac)
2021
94
Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards)
2021
95
Death of an Author ( By: E.C.R. Lorac)
2024
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List of Michael Gilbert Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July 1958
1958
2
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1977
1977
3
Verdict of Thirteen
1979
4
100 Malicious Little Mysteries
1981
5
Handle with Care: Frightening Stories
1985
6
The Man Who...
1992
7
Fifty Best Mysteries
1993
8
100 Sneaky Little Sleuth Stories
1997
9
Law and Order
1997
10
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
1999
11
Murder On The Railways
2003
12
Capital Crimes: London Mysteries
2015
13
Resorting to Murder
2015
14
8
Silent Nights
2015
15
10
Murder at the Manor
2016
16
Serpents in Eden
2016
17
Crimson Snow
2016
18
Foreign Bodies
2017
19
The Long Arm of the Law
2017
20
Miraculous Mysteries
2017
21
Continental Crimes
2017
22
Blood on the Tracks
2018
23
7.3
The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories
2018
24
The Measure of Malice
2019
25
Settling Scores: Sporting Mysteries
2020
26
A Surprise for Christmas and Other Seasonal Mysteries
2020
27
Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries
2021
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Michael Gilbert: Biography

Michael Gilbert was born on July 17th, 1912. Michael passed away February 8th, 2006 at 93 years old. Michael Gilbert was born in Billingham, Lincolnshire, England.

Michael Gilbert is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 18 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1952 with the novel The Danger Within / Death in Captivity. The most recently released novel was The Queen Against Karl Mullen which was released in 1991.

Michael Gilbert also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 12 books including Game Without Rules and Stay Of Execution.

Michael Gilbert has made it to the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! on one occasion. Death in Captivity (titled The Danger Within in the U.S.) was ranked #2 in 2004.

Michael Gilbert has been on the Honkaku Mystery Best 10 international list in Japan one time. Just as it was on the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list, Death in Captivity (aka The Danger Within) was listed at #2 on the 2004 list.

Michael Gilbert: Awards & Accolades

Michael Gilbert won the Edgar Award, Grand Master, in 1987.

Michael Gilbert books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Crack In The Teacup was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1966. The Dust and the Heat / Overdrive was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1968. The Black Seraphim was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1983 as well as the Edgar Award - Best Mystery Novel in 1985.

Michael Gilbert: Author Insights

The most read book by Michael Gilbert on Book Notification is The Doors Open, the 3rd novel in the Inspector Hazelrigg series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Michael Gilbert are:

  1. Ian Rankin, author of the Inspector Rebus Series.
  2. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  3. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  4. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  5. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.

Michael Gilbert: F.A.Q

When was Michael Gilbert Born?

Michael Gilbert was born on July 17th, 1912.

When did Michael Gilbert die?

Michael Gilbert died on February 8th, 2006 at 93 years old.

Where was Michael Gilbert Born?

Michael Gilbert was born in Billingham, Lincolnshire, England.

What awards has Michael Gilbert won?

Michael Gilbert has won the following awards: Grand Master at the Edgar Award (1987).

What was the first book Michael Gilbert wrote?

The first novel written by Michael Gilbert was Close Quarters, published in 1947.

What was the most recent book Michael Gilbert wrote?

His most recently released work was The Man Who Could Not Sleep and Other Mysteries on September 30th, 2011.

How many books has Michael Gilbert written?

Michael Gilbert has written 47 books across 10 series.
  • 6 books in the Inspector Hazelrigg Series
  • 2 books in the Inspector Mercer Series
  • 4 books in the Patrick Petrella Series
  • 3 books in the Luke Pagan Series
  • 18 Standalone Novels
  • 12 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Play
  • 1 Non-Fiction Books
  • 3 books in the British Library Crime Classics Series

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