Rex Stout Bibliography

“Nero Wolfe” Novels

Title Year of
Publication
1) Fer-De-Lance 1934
2) The League of Frightened Men 1935
3) The Rubber Band 1936
4) The Red Box 1937
5) Too Many Cooks 1938
6) Some Buried Caesar 1939
7) Over My Dead Body 1940
8) Where There’s a Will 1940
9) Black Orchids (short stories) 1942
10) Not Quite Dead Enough (two short stories) 1944
11) The Silent Speaker 1946
12) Too Many Women 1947
13) And Be a Villain (UK Title: More Deaths Than One) 1948
14) Trouble in Triplicate (three short stories) 1949
15) The Second Confession 1949
16) Three Doors to Death (short stories) 1950
17) In the Best Families (UK Title: Even in the Best Families) 1950
18) Curtains for Three (short stories) 1950
19) Murder by the Book 1951
20) Triple Jeopardy (short stories) 1951
21) Prisoner's Base (UK Title: Out Goes She) 1952
22) The Golden Spiders 1953
23) Three Men Out (three short stories) 1954
24) The Black Mountain 1954
25) Before Midnight [ABRIDGED] 1955
26) Three Witnesses (three short stories) 1956
27) Might As Well Be Dead 1956
28) Three for the Chair (three short stories) 1957
29) If Death Ever Slept 1957
30) And Four to Go (three short stories, UK Title: Crime and Again) 1958
31) Champagne for One 1958
32) Plot It Yourself (UK Title: Murder in Style) 1959
33) Three at Wolfe's Door (short stories) 1960
34) Too Many Clients 1960
35) The Final Deduction 1961
36) Gambit 1962
37) Homicide Trinity (short stories) 1962
38) The Mother Hunt 1963
39) Trio for Blunt Instruments (three short stories) 1964
40) A Right to Die (A Nero Wolfe Mystery) 1964
41) The Doorbell Rang 1965
42) Death of a Doxy : A Nero Wolfe Mystery 1966
43) The Father Hunt 1968
44) Death of a Dude (A Nero Wolfe Mystery) 1969
45) Please Pass the Guilt 1973
46) A Family Affair 1975
47) Death Times Three 1985

Other Novels

Title Year of
Publication
1) How Like a God 1929
2) Seed on the Wind 1930
3) Golden Remedy 1931
4) Forest Fire 1933
5) The President Vanishes 1934
6) O Careless Love! 1935
7) The Hand in the Glove (UK Title: Crime on Her Hands) 1937
8) Mr Cinderella 1938
9) Mountain Cat 1939
10) Double for Death 1939
11) Red Threads 1939
12) Bad for Business 1940
13) The Broken Vase 1940
14) Alphabet Hicks 1941