Books by John Dickson Carr

Carr-Emperors-Snuff-Box-cgHere is a complete list of the books John Dickson Carr published under his own name, with details of the series detective who starred – first Henri Bencolin and then Dr. Gideon Fell.

It Walks By Night (Henri Bencolin) – 1930
The Lost Gallows (Bencolin) – 1931
Castle Skull (Bencolin) – 1931
The Waxworks Murder (Bencolin) – 1932 (US title: The Corpse In The Waxworks)
Poison In Jest – 1932
Hag’s Nook (Dr. Gideon Fell) – 1933
The Mad Hatter Mystery (Fell) – 1933
The Blind Barber (Fell) – 1934
The Eight of Swords (Fell) – 1934
Death-Watch (Fell) – 1935
The Hollow Man (Fell) – 1935 (US title: The Three Coffins)
The Arabian Nights Murder (Fell) – 1936
The Burning Court – 1937
The Four False Weapons (Bencolin) – 1938
To Wake the Dead (Fell) – 1938
The Crooked Hinge (Fell) – 1938
The Black Spectacles (Fell) – 1939 (US title: The Problem Of The Green Capsule)
The Problem of the Wire Cage (Fell) – 1939
The Man Who Could Not Shudder (Fell) – 1940
The Case of the Constant Suicides (Fell) – 1941
Death Turns the Tables (Fell) – 1941 (UK title: The Seat of the Scornful, 1942)
The Emperor’s Snuff-Box – 1942
Till Death Do Us Part (Fell) – 1944
He Who Whispers (Fell) – 1946
The Sleeping Sphinx (Fell) – 1947
Below Suspicion (Fell & Patrick Butler) – 1949
The Bride of Newgate – 1950, historical mystery
The Devil in Velvet – 1951, historical mystery
The Nine Wrong Answers – 1952
Captain Cut-Throat – 1955, historical mystery
Patrick Butler for the Defence (Patrick Butler) – 1956
Fire, Burn! – 1957, historical mystery
The Dead Man’s Knock (Fell) – 1958
Scandal at High Chimneys: A Victorian Melodrama – 1959, historical mystery
In Spite of Thunder (Fell) – 1960
The Witch of the Low Tide: An Edwardian Melodrama – 1961, historical mystery
The Demoniacs – 1962, historical mystery
Most Secret – 1964 (revised version of Devil Kinsmere, originally published in 1934 as by ‘Roger Fairbairn’)
The House at Satan’s Elbow (Fell) – 1965
Panic in Box C (Fell) – 1966
Dark of the Moon (Fell) – 1968
Papa La-Bas – 1968, historical mystery
The Ghosts’ High Noon – 1970, historical mystery
Deadly Hall – 1971, historical mystery
The Hungry Goblin: A Victorian Detective Novel – 1972

Short Stories:
Dr. Fell, Detective, and Other Stories – 1947 (Fell)
The Third Bullet and Other Stories of Detection – 1954
The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes (with Adrian Conan Doyle) – 1954
The Men Who Explained Miracles – 1963 (Fell, Merrivale)
The Door to Doom and Other Detections – 1980
Merrivale, March and Murder - 1991 (Merrivale, Colonel March)

Radio Plays:
The Dead Sleep Lightly – 1983
Fell and Foul Play – 1991 (also includes the full version of The Third Bullet)
Merrivale, March and Murder – 1991 (Merrivale, Colonel March)
Speak of the Devil – 1994

Stage Plays: 
13 to the Gallows in collaboration with Val Gielgud-  2008

Non-fiction:
The Murder of Sir Edmund Godfrey – 1936
The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – 1949

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