Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen also writes as: Janet Quin-Harkin.

Upcoming Rhys Bowen Books

August 6th, 2024: The Rose Arbor (Standalone)

November 19th, 2024: We Three Queens (Her Royal Spyness, #19)

In Sunshine or in Shadow (Molly Murphy, #23) was the most recently released book by Rhys Bowen, on March 12th, 2024.

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Rhys Bowen Stats: The highest rated book by Rhys Bowen on Book Notification is Hush Now, Don't You Cry, the 12th novel in the Molly Murphy series. The second-highest rated book is On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service (Her Royal Spyness #12).

The most read book by Rhys Bowen on Book Notification is Her Royal Spyness, the first novel in the Her Royal Spyness series. The second most read book is A Royal Pain (Her Royal Spyness #2).

Below is a complete list of Rhys Bowen books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Rhys Bowen is the Her Royal Spyness Series.

List of Constable Evans Books in Publication Order

List of Friends Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Full House: Club Stephanie Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Heartbreak Cafe Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Her Royal Spyness Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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7.62007
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7.92009
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8.52012
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8.22012
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82013
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12
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7.62020
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19
2024

List of Love Stories Books in Publication Order (with Elizabeth Craft, with Katherine Applegate, with Kieran Scott)

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1995
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1995
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1996
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What We Did Last Summer (By: Elizabeth Craft)
1998
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1999
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Justin & Nicole (By: Elizabeth Craft)
2000
11
Jake & Christy (By: Elizabeth Craft)
2000
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List of Molly Murphy Books in Publication Order (with Clare Broyles)

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82009
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72010
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7.22011
12
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102013
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72013
15
102014
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102014
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92015
18
102015
19
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20
102017
21
10
Wild Irish Rose (With: Clare Broyles)
2022
22
10
All That Is Hidden (With: Clare Broyles)
2023
23
10
In Sunshine or in Shadow (With: Clare Broyles)
2024

The Amersham Rubies is a prequel novella to the series.

List of NBC Great Escapes Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of On Our Own Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Senior Year Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Sister, Sister Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Sugar and Spice Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1987
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1989
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1989
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1989

List of TGIF Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Boyfriend Club Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

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1994
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1995

List of Red Dragon Academy Books in Publication Order (with C.M. Broyles)

List of True Love Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

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1984
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1984
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1986
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1999
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List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Tgif! Books in Publication Order (as Janet Quin-Harkin)

List of Cozy Case Files Mystery Sampler Books in Publication Order

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2017
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2017
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2018
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2018
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2019
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Anthology series. If author is listed on a book then this author wrote a story within that book.

List of Sweet Dreams Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Popularity Plan (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1981
2
P. S. I Love You (By: Barbara Conklin)
1981
3
The Problem with Love (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1982
4
It Must Be Magic (By: Marian Woodruff)
1982
5
The Popularity Summer (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1982
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The Popularity Summer (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1982
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The Summer Jenny Fell in Love ( By: Barbara Conklin)
1982
8
Forbidden Love (By: Marian Woodruff)
1983
9
Dear Amanda (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1983
10
Summer Dreams (By: Barbara Conklin)
1983
11
1983
12
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13
1983
14
1983
15
Dial L for Love (By: Marian Woodruff)
1983
16
Falling in Love Again (By: Barbara Conklin)
1984
17
Love in the Fast Lane (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1984
18
Language of Love (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1984
19
Kiss Me, Creep (By: Marian Woodruff)
1984
20
1984
21
1984
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1984
23
I Believe in You (By: Barbara Conklin)
1984
24
1984
25
Goodbye Forever (By: Barbara Conklin)
1984
26
1984
27
1985
28
Questions of Love (By: Rosemary Vernon)
1985
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1985
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1985
31
First, Last and Always (By: Barbara Conklin)
1985
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1986
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1986
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Heartbreak Hill ( By: Carol Macbain)
1986
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1987
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1987
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Stand By for Love ( By: Carol Macbain)
1987
38
Riddles of Love (By: Judy Baer)
1988
39
My Perfect Valentine (By: Judy Baer)
1989
40
1989
41
A Brush with Love (By: Stephanie St. Pierre)
1989
42
Working at Love (By: Judy Baer)
1989
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1989
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1990
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1991
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1991
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Too Good to Be True (By: Susan Kirby)
1991
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1991
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1992
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Partners in Love (By: Susan Kirby)
1992
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1993
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My Secret Heart (By: Susan Kirby)
1993
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1994
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1994
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Careless Whispers (By: Sydell Voeller)
1994
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1995
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1995
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List of Rhys Bowen Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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Rhys Bowen: Biography

Rhys Bowen (Janet Quin-Harkin) was born on September 24th, 1941 and is currently 82 years old. Rhys Bowen was born in Bath, Somerset, England. Bowen attended University of London.

Rhys Bowen (Janet Quin-Harkin) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 24 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1984 with the novel Tommy Loves Tina. The most recently released novel was The Paris Assignment which was released in 2023.

Rhys Bowen has also written the Molly Murphy series which has 23 books including Murphy's Law and Death of Riley.

Rhys Bowen: Awards & Accolades

Rhys Bowen has won many awards including:

  • Murphy's Law won the Agatha Award, Best Novel, in 2001.
  • For the Love of Mike won the Anthony Award, Best Historical Mystery, in 2004 as well as the Lefty Award - Best Historical Mystery Novel in 2004.
  • Oh Danny Boy won the Macavity Award, Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award, in 2007.
  • Please Watch Your Step won the Macavity Award, Best Short Story, in 2008.
  • Her Royal Spyness won the Lefty Award, Arty Award, in 2008.
  • A Royal Pain won the Macavity Award, Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award, in 2009.
  • Naughty in Nice won the Agatha Award, Best Historical Novel, in 2011.
  • The Twelve Clues of Christmas won the Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2014.
  • Queen of Hearts won the Agatha Award, Best Historical Novel, in 2014.
  • Malice at the Palace won the Lefty Award, Best Historical Mystery Novel, in 2016.
  • In Farleigh Field won the Agatha Award, Best Historical Novel, in 2017 as well as the Macavity Award - Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award in 2018, Lefty Award - Best Historical Mystery Novel in 2018.
  • The Last Mrs. Summers won the Agatha Award, Best Historical Novel, in 2020.
  • Shattering Glass won the Anthony Award, Best Anthology / Collection, in 2021.

The following novels by Rhys Bowen were nominated for these awards:

  • Evan Help Us: Barry Award, Best Novel (1999).
  • Seal of the Confessional: Agatha Award, Best Short Story (2000). Anthony Award, Best Short Story (2001).
  • Widow's Peak: Anthony Award, Best Short Story (2001).
  • Murphy's Law: Edgar Award, Mary Higgins Clark Award (2002). Audie Award, Best Female Narrator (2015).
  • Death of Riley: Agatha Aw