Andrew Taylor

Crime and Historical Novelist

The Books



I am suspicious when people categorize novels. But classification systems have their uses, and this is one of them: for everyone's convenience, I've divided my books into the following groups.
Many are also available as ebooks.
The checklist below includes first the publisher and date of first publication, which is usually in the UK.

Historical Novels
THE SILENT BOY, HarperCollins, 2014
THE SCENT OF DEATH, HarperCollins, 2013
THE ANATOMY OF GHOSTS, Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2010
BLEEDING HEART SQUARE, Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2008
THE AMERICAN BOY, Flamingo/HarperCollins, 2003
In the US: AN UNPARDONABLE CRIME, Hyperion, March 2004

The Roth Trilogy/Fallen Angel
THE FOUR LAST THINGS, HarperCollins, 1997
THE JUDGEMENT OF STRANGERS, HarperCollins, 1998
THE OFFICE OF THE DEAD, HarperCollins, 2000
REQUIEM FOR AN ANGEL, HarperCollins, 2002 - the omnibus volume containing the complete trilogy; reissued under the title of FALLEN ANGEL in 2007 to mark the TV dramatisation.

The Lydmouth Series
AN AIR THAT KILLS, Hodder & Stoughton, 1994
THE MORTAL SICKNESS, Hodder & Stoughton, 1995
THE LOVER OF THE GRAVE, Hodder & Stoughton, 1997
THE SUFFOCATING NIGHT, Hodder & Stoughton, September, 1998
WHERE ROSES FADE, Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
DEATH'S OWN DOOR, Hodder & Stoughton, 2001
CALL THE DYING, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004
NAKED TO THE HANGMAN, Hodder & Stoughton, 2006

The Dougal Series
CAROLINE MINUSCULE, Gollancz, 1982
WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, Gollancz, 1984
OUR FATHERS' LIES, Gollancz, 1985
AN OLD SCHOOL TIE, Gollancz, 1986
FREELANCE DEATH, Gollancz, 1987
BLOOD RELATION, Gollancz, 1990
THE SLEEPING POLICEMAN, Gollancz, 1992
ODD MAN OUT, Gollancz, 1993

Psychological Thrillers
THE RAVEN ON THE WATER, HarperCollins, 1991
THE BARRED WINDOW, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993
A STAIN ON THE SILENCE, Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2006

The Blaines Trilogy
THE SECOND MIDNIGHT, Collins, 1988; Dodd Mead, 1987 (NB the US edition was published a few weeks before the British one)
BLACKLIST, Collins, 1988
TOYSHOP, Collins, 1990

For Teenagers and Children
HAIRLINE CRACKS, Collins, 1988
PRIVATE NOSE , Walker Books, 1989
SNAPSHOT, Collins 1989
DOUBLE EXPOSURE, Collins 1990
NEGATIVE IMAGE, HarperCollins 1992
THE INVADER, HarperCollins 1994

Other Writing (Further details to come)

Novellas
BROKEN VOICES, A Novella, Kindle Single, 2012
THE LEPER HOUSE, A Novella, Kindle Single, 2014
THE SCRATCH, A Novella, Kindle Single, 2014

Short Stories

Nibble-Nibble
The Cost of Loving (Dougal)
The Woman Who Loved Elizabeth David (Lydmouth)
Looking For Mr Right
Fingers to the Bone
Keeping My Head
Catch-13
Little Russia (Lydmouth)
The Long Sonata of the Dead (Roth)

Short Story collection
WAITING FOR MR RIGHT AND OTHER SINISTER STORIES (
ebook)

As Andrew Saville

TV Novelisations (based on scripts by other writers)
EH BRIAN IT'S A WHOPPER
BERGERAC: CRIMES OF THE SEASON

TV Novels (original storylines)
BERGERAC AND THE FATAL WEAKNESS
BERGERAC AND THE MOVING FEVER
BERGERAC AND THE TRAITOR'S CHILD
BERGERAC AND THE JERSEY ROSE

Short Stories (as Andrew Saville)
There are three Bergerac short stories; titles to come.