Anne Perry Books

Anne Perry is a writer of historical detective novels. A native of England, She is best known for her Thomas Pitt and William Monk stories as well as her annual Christmas stories.

Order of Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Cater Street Hangman 1979 Description / Buy
2 Callander Square 1980 Description / Buy
3 Resurrection Row 1981 Description / Buy
4 Paragon Walk 1981 Description / Buy
5 Rutland Place 1983 Description / Buy
6 Bluegate Fields 1984 Description / Buy
7 Death in The Devil's Acre 1985 Description / Buy
8 Cardington Crescent 1987 Description / Buy
9 Silence in Hanover Close 1988 Description / Buy
10 Bethlehem Road 1990 Description / Buy
11 Highgate Rise 1991 Description / Buy
12 Belgrave Square 1992 Description / Buy
13 Farriers' Lane 1993 Description / Buy
14 The Hyde Park Headsman 1994 Description / Buy
15 Traitors Gate 1995 Description / Buy
16 Pentecost Alley 1996 Description / Buy
17 Ashworth Hall 1997 Description / Buy
18 Brunswick Gardens 1998 Description / Buy
19 Bedford Square 1998 Description / Buy
20 Half Moon Street 1998 Description / Buy
21 The Whitechapel Conspiracy 2000 Description / Buy
22 Southampton Row 2002 Description / Buy
23 Seven Dials 2003 Description / Buy
24 Long Spoon Lane 2005 Description / Buy
25 Buckingham Palace Gardens 2008 Description / Buy
26 Betrayal at Lisson Grove 2010 Description / Buy
27 Dorchester Terrace 2011 Description / Buy
28 Midnight at Marble Arch 2012 Description / Buy
29 Death on Blackheath 2014 Description / Buy
30 The Angel Court Affair 2015 Description / Buy
31 Treachery at Lancaster Gate 2016 Description / Buy
32 Murder on the Serpentine 2017 Description / Buy

Order of William Monk Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Face of a Stranger 1990 Description / Buy
2 A Dangerous Mourning 1991 Description / Buy
3 Defend and Betray 1992 Description / Buy
4 A Sudden, Fearful Death 1993 Description / Buy
5 Sins of the Wolf 1994 Description / Buy
6 Cain His Brother 1995 Description / Buy
7 Weighed in the Balance 1996 Description / Buy
8 The Silent Cry 1997 Description / Buy
9 A Breach of Promise/The Whited Sepulchres 1997 Description / Buy
10 The Twisted Root 1998 Description / Buy
11 Slaves of Obsession 2000 Description / Buy
12 Funeral in Blue 2001 Description / Buy
13 Death of a Stranger 2002 Description / Buy
14 The Shifting Tide 2004 Description / Buy
15 Dark Assassin 2005 Description / Buy
16 Execution Dock 2009 Description / Buy
17 Acceptable Loss 2011 Description / Buy
18 A Sunless Sea 2012 Description / Buy
19 Blind Justice 2013 Description / Buy
20 Blood on the Water 2014 Description / Buy
21 Corridors of the Night 2015 Description / Buy
22 Revenge in a Cold River 2016 Description / Buy
23 An Echo of Murder 2017 Description / Buy
24 Dark Tide Rising 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Tathea Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Tathea 1999 Description / Buy
2 Come Armageddon 2001 Description / Buy

Order of Elena Standish Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Death in Focus 2019 Description / Buy
2 A Question of Betrayal 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Christmas Stories Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Christmas Journey 2003 Description / Buy
2 A Christmas Visitor 2004 Description / Buy
3 A Christmas Guest 2004 Description / Buy
4 A Christmas Secret 2006 Description / Buy
5 A Christmas Beginning 2007 Description / Buy
6 A Christmas Grace 2008 Description / Buy
7 A Christmas Promise 2009 Description / Buy
8 A Christmas Odyssey 2010 Description / Buy
9 A Christmas Homecoming 2011 Description / Buy
10 A Christmas Garland 2012 Description / Buy
11 A Christmas Hope 2013 Description / Buy
12 A New York Christmas 2014 Description / Buy
13 A Christmas Escape 2015 Description / Buy
14 A Christmas Message 2016 Description / Buy
15 A Christmas Return 2017 Description / Buy
16 A Christmas Revelation 2018 Description / Buy
17 A Christmas Gathering 2019 Description / Buy
18 A Christmas Resolution 2020 Description / Buy

Order of World War I Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 No Graves As Yet 2003 Description / Buy
2 Shoulder the Sky 2004 Description / Buy
3 Angels in the Gloom 2005 Description / Buy
4 At Some Disputed Barricade 2006 Description / Buy
5 We Shall Not Sleep 2007 Description / Buy

Order of Timepiece Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Tudor Rose 2011 Description / Buy
2 Rose of No Man's Land 2011 Description / Buy
3 Blood Red Rose 2012 Description / Buy
4 Rose Between Two Thorns 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Daniel Pitt Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Twenty-One Days 2018 Description / Buy
2 Triple Jeopardy 2018 Description / Buy
3 One Fatal Flaw 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Anne Perry Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Fashionable Funeral 1992 Description / Buy
2 A Dish Taken Cold 1999 Description / Buy
3 The One Thing More 2000 Description / Buy
4 Heroes 2007 Description / Buy
5 The Sheen on the Silk 2010 Description / Buy

Order of Anne Perry Short Stories

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Scroll (Short Story) 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Anne Perry Non-Fiction Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Letters from the Highlands 2004 Description / Buy

Anne Perry Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Malice Domestic 6 (Short Story) 1997 Description / Buy
2 Crime After Crime (Short Story) 1999 Description / Buy
3 A Century of British Mystery and Suspense (Short Story) 2000 Description / Buy
4 Death by Horoscope (Short Story) 2001 Description / Buy
5 Naked Came the Phoenix (Short Story) 2001 Description / Buy
6 The Mighty Johns (Short Story) 2002 Description / Buy
7 Much Ado About Murder (Short Story) 2002 Description / Buy
8 I'd Kill For That (Short Story) 2004 Description / Buy
9 Death By Dickens (Short Story) 2004 Description / Buy
10 Powers of Detection (Short Story) 2004 Description / Buy
11 Thou Shalt Not Kill (Short Story) 2005 Description / Buy
12 Dangerous Women (Short Story) 2005 Description / Buy
13 Transgressions (Short Story) 2005 Description / Buy
14 Thou Shall Not Kill (Short Story) 2005 Description / Buy
15 Odd Partners (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy
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Born as Juliet Hulme, Perry struggled with her life at the start as she was diagnosed with tuberculosis as a child and had missed a few years of schooling. She was also sent to jail for a few years after she was found to have assisted a friend in a murder case.

After she was released from prison, she eventually joined the LDS church while in the United States. She had been studying history and genre fiction and became very interested. She started writing novels under the Anne Perry name as she used her stepfather’s surname for her name publishing name.

Since then, Perry has been a popular writer who has inspired people as someone who got through a difficult childhood and into a stronger and happier life. She has three different series of books in particular.

Her Thomas Pitt series is about the titular detective who works alongside a local female society to solve crimes and mysteries in the 1850s Victorian era. The William Monk series takes place in the later part of the nineteenth century and has Monk traveling with nurse Hester Latterly to solve various crimes.

She also has a series of Christmas stories that she has been working on every year since 2003. These stories often entail various minor characters from the Pitt and Monk series and highlight important messages of redemption and hope during this special time of the year. The stories often entail unique mysteries that take place around this period of time.

Anne Perry Awards

Many of Anne Perry’s books have been finalists for the Agatha Award, a prominent award given to the world’s best mystery novelists. Among the books she has written that have been finalists include the 1992 Monk book Defend and Betray and the 2008 Pitt book Buckingham Palace Gardens. The 2000 Pitt novel Half Moon Street was also a finalist for a Macavity Award, another prominent honor given to top mystery writers. He works continue to be respected and admired by people all around the world, especially those in the United Kingdom.

Anne Perry Books Into Movies

Although none of Anne Perry’s books have been made into movies, a documentary about her past was released in 2009. The film Anne Perry: Interiors entails Perry discussion her involvement in a murder when she was young and how it had impacted her life. This marks an important point in her life as she discusses the many problems she had when growing up and what she had to do as a means of getting through her difficult history to become a novelist. It is unclear as to whether any of Perry’s works will be made into movies or television programs themselves.

Best Anne Perry Books

The Face of a Stranger: The first William Monk story was published in 1990. Monk has lost his memory following a carriage accident. He soon goes out to investigate the death of a Crimean war hero. However, as he begins to discover more things about himself, this leads him to the concern that he could have committed the act himself. However, he soon meets nurse Hester Latterly, who worked alongside Florence Nightingale, to help him with his investigation.

Half Moon Street: The 2000 novel in the Thomas Pitt series is about an investigation into a man whose mutilated body was found along the shore of the Thames. The investigation leads Pitt into the modern art society of London as he is brought into the new world of photography. He also meets an appealing woman whose new play about the modern woman is creating quite a shock in the London theatre scene.

A Christmas Visitor: This beloved 2004 Christmas story features Henry Rathbone, a character from the William Monk series of stories. As Henry arrives to a home to spend the Christmas holiday with acquaintances, he discovers that the house master has died. However, someone is claiming to be the real owner of his estate and is willing to slander the old master’s name. This leads into an investigation to try and find what happened and who the estate is truly supposed to belong to.

When Does The Next Anne Perry book come out?

The next book by Anne Perry is A Christmas Resolution and will be released on November, 3rd 2020. It is the newest book in the Christmas Stories Series.