Rex Stout

Rex Stout

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

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List of Nero Wolfe Books by Rex Stout in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.3
Fer-de-Lance / Meet Nero Wolfe
1934
2
8.6
The League of Frightened Men
1935
3
8.3
The Rubber Band / To Kill Again
1936
4
9.7
The Red Box / Case of the Red Box
1937
5
9.3
Too Many Cooks
1938
6
7.6
Some Buried Caesar / The Red Bull
1939
7
9
Over My Dead Body
1940
8
8.8
Where There's a Will
1940
9
8.2
Black Orchids
1942
10
9
Not Quite Dead Enough
1944
11
7.5
The Silent Speaker
1946
12
9
Too Many Women
1947
13
9.3
And Be a Villain / More Deaths Than One
1948
14
8.7
Trouble in Triplicate
1949
15
9
The Second Confession
1949
16
9.2
Even in the Best Families / In the Best Families
1950
17
8.7
Three Doors to Death / Door to Death
1950
18
8
Curtains for Three
1951
19
8.6
Murder by the Book
1951
20
8.3
Prisoner's Base / Out She Goes
1952
21
8.7
Triple Jeopardy
1952
22
9.7
The Golden Spiders
1953
23
8
The Black Mountain
1954
24
8.7
Three Men Out
1954
25
8
Before Midnight
1955
26
8
Might as Well Be Dead
1956
27
9
Three Witnesses
1956
28
8.4
If Death Ever Slept
1957
29
8
Three for the Chair
1957
30
7.8
And Four to Go / Crime and Again
1958
31
8.8
Champagne for One
1958
32
8.3
Plot it Yourself / Murder in Style
1959
33
7.8
Three at Wolfe's Door
1960
34
8.3
Too Many Clients
1960
35
8.3
The Final Deduction
1961
36
8
Homicide Trinity
1962
37
10
Gambit
1962
38
7.8
The Mother Hunt
1963
39
7.4
Trio for Blunt Instruments
1964
40
8
A Right to Die
1964
41
8.3
The Doorbell Rang
1965
42
8
Death of a Doxy
1966
43
9
The Father Hunt
1968
44
8.5
Death of a Dude
1969
45
9.3
Please Pass The Guilt
1973
46
8.3
A Family Affair
1975
47
8.7
Death Times Three
1985

List of Nero Wolfe Mysteries Books by Robert Goldsborough in Publication Order (with Robert Goldsborough)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7
Murder in E Minor ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1986
2
9
Death on Deadline ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1987
3
The Bloodied Ivy ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1988
4
10
The Last Coincidence ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1989
5
6
Fade to Black ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1990
6
10
Silver Spire ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1992
7
10
The Missing Chapter ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
1993
8
Archie Meets Nero Wolfe ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2012
9
10
Murder in the Ball Park ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2014
10
10
Archie in the Crosshairs ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2015
11
6
Stop the Presses! ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2016
12
6
Murder, Stage Left ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2017
13
4
The Battered Badge ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2018
14
4
Death of an Art Collector ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2019
15
4
Archie Goes Home ( By: Robert Goldsborough)
2020
16
6
Trouble at the Brownstone (By: Robert Goldsborough)
2021
17
The Missing Heiress (By: Robert Goldsborough)
2023
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List of Nero Wolfe Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Tecumseh Fox Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Her Forbidden Knight
1913
2
Under the Andes
1914
3
A Prize for Princes
1914
4
The Great Legend
1916
5
How Like a God
1929
6
Seed on the Wind
1930
7
Golden Remedy
1931
8
Forest Fire
1933
9
The President Vanishes
1934
10
O Careless Love!
1935
11
The Hand in the Glove / Crime on Her Hands
1937
12
Mr. Cinderella
1939
13
The Mountain Cat Murders / The Mountain Cat
1939
14
Red Threads
1939
15
The Sound of Murder / Alphabet Hicks
1941

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Rex Stout Anthologies in Publication Order

Rex Stout: Biography

Rex Stout (Rod Todhunter Stout) was born on December 1st, 1886. Rex passed away October 27th, 1975 at 88 years old. Rex Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana, USA. Stout attended University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Rex Stout was the author of the Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series which consists of 47 novels. The Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series started in 1934 with the novel Fer-de-Lance / Meet Nero Wolfe. The most recently released novel in the Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series was Death Times Three which was released in 1985. There are no upcoming novels for the Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series.

Rex Stout: Awards & Accolades

Rex Stout has won multiple awards including: The Edgar Award, Grand Master, in 1959 and the Nero Award, Archie Goodwin Award, in 2005.

Stout's book, The Doorbell Rang was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1966.

Rex Stout: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Rex Stout on Book Notification is The Red Box / Case of the Red Box, the 4th novel in the Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series.

The most read book by Rex Stout on Book Notification is Fer-de-Lance / Meet Nero Wolfe, the 1st novel in the Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Rex Stout are:

  1. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  2. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.
  3. Louise Penny, author of the Inspector Gamache Series.
  4. Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher Series.
  5. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.

Rex Stout: F.A.Q

When was Rex Stout Born?

Rex Stout was born on December 1st, 1886.

When did Rex Stout die?

Rex Stout died on October 27th, 1975 at 88 years old.

Where was Rex Stout Born?

Rex Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana, USA.

What awards has Rex Stout won?

Rex Stout has won the following awards: Grand Master at the Edgar Award (1959) and the Archie Goodwin Award at the Nero Award (2005).

What was the first book Rex Stout wrote?

The first novel written by Rex Stout was Her Forbidden Knight, published in 1913.

What was the most recent book Rex Stout wrote?

His most recently released work was Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo, and FLO! / Eeny Meeny Murder Mo (a short story) on June 9th, 2015.

How many books has Rex Stout written?

Rex Stout has written 76 books. 47 books in the Nero Wolfe Series by Rex Stout, 6 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 books in the Tecumseh Fox Series, 15 Standalone Novels, 4 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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    Docbart
    Docbart
    1 year ago

    Note that Robert Goldsborough has written several rather fine Nero Wolfe books since the passing of Mr. Stout.

    hollinswilliams
    hollinswilliams
    6 months ago

    Rex Stout was one of my favorite authors as a teenager. Robert Goldsborough picked up the characters, but I don’t think he has done a very good job, particularly lately.

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