COMPARING THE LIVES AND WORKS OF 
DOROTHY L. SAYERS, D. E. STEVENSON AND 
GEORGETTE HEYER WITH ANGELA THIRKELL

Book lists for talk given by Jerri Chase at the AGM of the Angela Thirkell Society, North American Branch in Richmond, VA in October,  2004.  Reprinted with kind permission of the author. (To page 1)

Dorothy L. Sayers - Book Publications
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Mystery Novels
Whose Body (1923)
Clouds of Witness (1926)
Unnatural Death (1927) (The Dawson Pedigree)
Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928)
Documents in the Case (1930) [With Robert Eustace]Ė not Lord Peter
Strong Poison (1930)
Five Red Herrings (1931) (Suspicious Characters)
Have His Carcase (1932)
Murder Must Advertise (1933)
The Nine Tailors (1934)
Gaudy Night (1935)
Busmanís Honeymoon (1937)
Thrones, Dominations (1998) [completed by Jill Paton Walsh]

Mystery Short Story Collections
Lord Peter Views The Body (1928)
Hangmanís Holiday (1933)
In the Teeth of the Evidence (1939)
Lord Peter (1972)
Striding Folly (1973)

Detection Club Collaborations
The Floating Admiral (1931)
Ask a Policeman (1933)
Six Against the Yard (1936)
The Anatomy of Murder (1936)
Double Death (1939)
No Flowers by Request (1953)

Edited Mystery Anthologies
Omnibus of Crime (Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery & Horror)(1929)
Second Omnibus of Crime (Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery & Horror 2nd series)(1931)
Third Omnibus of Crime (Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery & Horror 3rd Series)(1935)

Other works (partial listing)
OP. 1 (1916) - poetry
Catholic Tales and Christian Songs (1918) - poetry
Busmanís Honeymoon (1937) - play
The Zeal of Thy House (1937) - play
The Mind of the Maker (1941) - play
The Man Born to be King (1943) - play
Even the Parrot (1944) Ė childrenís book
Unpopular Opinions (1947) - essays
 

D.E. Stevenson - Book Publications
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* not recommended as first Stevenson

Novels
Peter West (1923)* [ to be published in US  in 2009 by Anglophile Books]
Mrs. Tim of the Regiment (1932)---
Golden Days (1934)---------------!(Mrs. Tim, Mrs. Tim Christie, or Mrs. Tim of the Regiment)
Miss Buncleís Book (1934)
Divorced from Reality (1935) (Miss Deanís Dilemma, The Young Clementina)*
Smouldering Fire (1935)*
Miss Buncle Married (1936)
The Empty World (1936) (The World in Spell)* [Trade paperback reissue published in 2001 by Anglophile Books]
The Story of Rosabelle Shaw (1937) (Rosabelle Shaw)*
Miss Bun the Bakerís Daughter (1938) (The Bakerís Daughter)*
The Green Money  (1939)
Rochesterís Wife (1940)
The English Air (1940)
Mrs. Tim Carries On (1941)
Spring Magic (1941)
Crooked Adam (1942)*
Celiaís House (1943)
The Two Mrs. Abbotts (1943)*
Listening Valley (1944)
The Four Graces (1946)
Kate Hardy (1947)*
Mrs. Tim Gets a Job (1947)
Young Mrs. Savage (1948)
Vittoria Cottage (1949)
Music in the Hills (1950)
Winter and Rough Weather (1951) (Shoulder the Sky)
Mrs. Tim Flies Home (1952)
Five Windows (1953)
Charlotte Fairlie (1954) (Blow the Wind Southerly, The Enchanted Isle)
Amberwell (1955)
Summerhills (1956)
The Tall Stranger (1957)
Anna and her Daughters (1958)
Still Glides the Stream (1959)
The Musgraves (1960)
Bel Lamington (1961)
Fletchers End (1962)
The Blue Sapphire (1963)
Katherine Wentworth (1964)
Katherineís Marriage (1965) (The Marriage of Katherine)
The House on the Cliff (1966)
Sarah Morris Remembers (1967)
Sarahís Cottage (1968)
Gerald and Elizabeth (1969)
The House of the Deer (1970)

Verse - Adults
Meadow Flowers (1915)*
The Starry Mantle (1926)*

Verse Ė Children 
Alister and Co. (1940) 
Itís Nice to Be Me (1943)
[Combined edition published in 2002 by Anglophile Books]
 

Georgette Heyer -  Book Publications
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* Contemporary romance
# Contemporary mystery
** Serious historical novel
+ not recommended as first Heyer
@ Jerri Chase's personal favorites

The Black Moth (1921)
Powder and Patch (1923) + (The Transformation of Philip Jettan)
The Great Roxhythe (1923)+
Instead of the Thorn (1923)* +
Simon the Coldheart (1925)+
These Old Shades (1926)
Helen (1928)* +
The Masqueraders (1928)
Pastel (1929)* +
Beuvallet (1929)+
Barren Corn (1930)* +
The Conqueror (1931)** +
Devilís Cub (1932)
Footsteps in the Dark (1932)# +
Why Shoot a Butler? (1933)#
The Convenient Marriage (1934)
The Unfinished Clue (1934)#
Regency Buck (1935)+
Death in the Stocks (1935)#  (Merely Murder)
The Talisman Ring (1936)
Behold, Hereís Poison (1936)#
An Infamous Army (1937)** +
They Found Him Dead (1937)#
Royal Escape (1938)** +
A Blunt Instrument (1938)#
No Wind of Blame (1939)#
The Spanish Bride (1940)** +
The Corinthian (1940)  (Beau Wyndham)
Faroís Daughter (1941)
Envious Casca (1941)#
Penhallow (1942)# +
Fridayís Child (1944)
The Reluctant Widow (1946)
The Foundling (1948)
Arabella (1949)
The Grand Sophy (1950)@
The Quiet Gentleman (1951)
Duplicate Death (1951)#
Cotillion (1953)@
Detection Unlimited (1953)#
The Toll-Gate (1954)@
Bath Tangle (1955)
Sprig Muslin (1956)
April Lady (1957)
Sylvester: or the Wicked Uncle (1957)
Venetia (1958)@
The Unknown Ajax (1959)@
Pistols for Two (1960) [short stories] +
A Civil Contract (1961)+
The Nonesuch (1962)@
False Colours (1963)@
Frederica (1965)@
Black Sheep (1966)
Cousin Kate (1968)+
Charity Girl (1970)
Lady of Quality (1972)
My Lord John (1975)** +

Angela Thirkell - Book Publications
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* NOT Barsetshire books

Three Houses (1931)*
Ankle Deep (1933)*
High Rising (1933)
Wild Strawberries (1934)
Trooper to the Southern Cross (1934)*
The Demon in the House (1934)
O, These Men, These Men! (1935)*
The Grateful Sparrow (1935)*
The Fortunes of Harriette (1936) (A Tribute to Harriette)*
August Folly (1936)
Coronation Summer (1937)*
Summer Half (1937)
Pomfret Towers (1938)
The Brandons (1939)
Before Lunch (1939)
Cheerfulness Breaks In (1940)
Northbridge Rectory (1941)
Marling Hall (1942)
Growing Up (1943)
The Headmistress (1944)
Miss Bunting (1945)
Peace Breaks Out (1946)
Private Enterprise (1947)
Love Amoung the Ruins (1948)
The Old Bank House (1949)
County Chronicle (1950)
The Dukeís Daughter (1951)
Happy Return (1952) (Happy Returns)
Jutland Cottage (1953)
What Did it Mean? (1954)
Enter Sir Robert (1955)
Never Too Late (1956)
A Double Affair (1957)
Close Quarters (1958)
Love at All Ages (1959)
Three Score and Ten (1961) [completed by C. A. Lejeune]
 
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