Robert Barnard
1936-2013
Pseudonym: Bernard Bastable
 

Robert Barnard was born in Essex, England. He and his wife lived in Yorkshire. He also wrote under the pseudonym ´Bernard Bastable´. In 2003, he was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for a lifetime of achievement. He is the creator of:
1. 'Charlie Peace', a Detective Constable and future Detective Inspector.
2. 'Perry Trethowan', a Superintendent with the London C.I.D.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Charlie Peace' Novels
 1) Death and the Chaste Apprentice  1989
 2) A Fatal Attachment  1992
 3) A Hovering of Vultures  1993
 4) The Bad Samaritan  1995
 5) No Place of Safety  1997
 6) The Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori  1998
 7) The Bones in the Attic  2001
 8) A Fall From Grace  2007
 9) The Killings on Jubilee Terrace  2009
10) A Charitable Body  2012
'Perry Trethowan' Novels
 1) Sheer Torture (US Title: Death by Sheer Torture)  1981
 2) Death and the Princess  1982
 3) The Missing Bronte (US Title: The Case of the Missing Bronte)  1983
 4) Bodies  1986
 5) Death in Purple Prose (US Title: The Cherry Blossom Corpse)  1987
Other Novels
 1) Death of an Old Goat  1974
 2) A Little Local Murder  1976
 3) Death on the High C´s  1977
 4) Blood Brotherhood  1977
 5) Unruly Son (US Title: Death of a Mystery Writer)  1978
 6) Posthumous Papers (US Title: Death of a Literary Widow)  1979
 7) Death in a Cold Climate  1980
 8) Mother´s Boys (US Title: Death of a Perfect Mother)  1981
 9) Little Victims (US Title: School for Murder)  1983
10) A Corpse in a Gilded Cage  1984
11) Out of the Blackout  1985
12) The Disposal of the Living (US Title: Fete Fatale)  1985
13) Political Suicide  1986
14) The Skeleton in the Grass  1987
15) At Death´s Door  1988
16) Death of a Salesperson and Other Untimely Exits (short stories)  1989
17) A City of Strangers  1990
18) A Scandal in Belgravia (Nero Wolfe Award)  1991
19) The Masters of the House  1994
20) The Habit of Widowhood and Other Murderous Proclivities (short stories)  1996
21) A Murder in Mayfair (Also published as: Touched by the Dead)  1999
22) Unholy Dying (Also published as: Turbulent Priest)  2000
23) The Mistress of Alderley  2002
24) A Cry from the Dark  2003
25) The Graveyard Position  2004
26) Dying Flames  2005
27) Last Post  2008
28) A Stranger in the Family  2010
29) Rogue's Gallery (short stories)  2011
As ´Bernard Bastable´
 1) To Die Like a Gentleman  1993
 2) Dead, Mr. Mozart  1994
 3) Too Many Notes, Mr. Mozart  1995
 4) A Mansion and Its Murder  1998

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