Robert Barnard

(aka Bernard Bastable)


  1. Death and the Chaste Apprentice   ’89
  2. A Fatal Attachment   ’92
  3. A Hovering of Vultures   ’93
  4. The Bad Samaritan   ’95
  5. No Place of Safety   ’97
  6. The Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori  ’99
  7. Unholy Dying   ’01
  8. Bones in the Attic   ’02
  9. A Fall from Grace    ’07
  10. The Killings on Jubilee Terrace     ’09
  11. A Charitable Body    ’12


Police Procedural

Main Character: Perry Trethowan, Police Superintendent, England

  1. Death by Sheer Torture   ‘81
  2. Death and the Princess   ‘82
  3. The Case of the Missing Bronte   ‘83 (aka The Missing Bronte)
  4. Bodies   ‘86
  5. The Cherry Blossom Corpse   ’87 (aka Death in Purple Prose)

AMADEUS MOZART Series: (written as Bernard Bastable)

  1. Dead, Mr. Mozart   ’94
  2. Too Many Notes, Mr. Mozart   ’95


Death of an Old Goat    ’74
A Little Local Murder    ’76
Death on the High C’s    ’77
Blood Brotherhood    ’77
Death of a Mystery Writer   ’78 (aka Unruly Son)
Death of a Literary Widow    ’79 (aka Posthumous Papers)
Death of a Perfect Mother    ’81 (aka Mother’s Boys)
Death in a Cold Climate    ’81…………………………….CHRISTMAS
School for Murder    ’83 (aka Little Victims)
Corpse in a Gilded Cage    ’84
Out of the Blackout    ’85
Fête Fatale    ’85 (aka The Disposal of the Living)
Political Suicide    ’86
The Skeleton in the Grass    ’87
At Death’s Door    ’88
Death of a Salesperson and Other Untimely Exits    ’89
A City of Strangers    ’90
A Scandal in Belgravia    ’91
To Die Like a Gentleman    ’93 (written as Bernard Bastable)
The Masters of the House    ’94
The Habit of Widowhood and other Murderous Proclivities   ’96
A Murder in Mayfair    ’00
The Mistress of Alderley   ’03
A Cry from the Dark   ‘04
The Graveyard Position     ‘05
Dying Flames    ’06
Last Post    ’08
A Stranger in the Family    ’10

A Charitable Body by Robert Barnard
A Charitable Body


A Stranger in the Family by Robert Barnard
A Stranger in the Family


The Killings on Jubilee Terrace by Robert Barnard
The Killings on Jubilee Terrace


A Fall from Grace by Robert Barnard
A Fall from Grace


Last Post by Robert Barnard
Last Post


Dying Flames by Robert Barnard
Dying Flames