Series: Dr. Thorndyke

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The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman1
John Thorndyke's Cases by R. Austin Freeman2, short stories
The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman3
The Singing Bone by R. Austin Freeman4
The Mystery Of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman5
A Silent Witness by R. Austin Freeman6
Helen Vardon's Confession by R. Austin Freeman7
Dr. Thorndyke's Case-Book (UK); The Blue Scarab (US) by R. Austin Freeman8, short stories
The Cat's Eye by R. Austin Freeman9
The Mystery Of Angelina Frood by R. Austin Freeman10
The Puzzle Lock by R. Austin Freeman11, short stories
The Shadow of the Wolf by R. Austin Freeman12
The D'Arblay Mystery by R. Austin Freeman13
The Magic Casket by R. Austin Freeman14, short stories
A Certain Dr. Thorndyke by R. Austin Freeman15
As a Thief in the Night by R. Austin Freeman16
Mr. Pottermack's Oversight by R. Austin Freeman17
Pontifex, Son and Thorndyke by R. Austin Freeman18
When Rogues Fall Out by R. Austin Freeman19
Dr. Thorndyke Intervenes by R. Austin Freeman20
For the Defence: Dr. Thorndyke by R. Austin Freeman21
The Penrose Mystery by R. Austin Freeman22
Death at the Inn by R. Austin Freeman23
The Stoneware Monkey by R. Austin Freeman24
Mr. Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman25
The Jacob Street Mystery by R. Austin Freeman26
The dead hand and other uncollected stories (The R. Austin Freeman omnibus edition) by R. Austin Freeman27, later collection
The Famous Cases of Dr. Thorndyke by R. Austin FreemanUK Omnibus; 37 stories
The Dr. Thorndyke Omnibus by R. Austin FreemanUS Omnibus, 37 stories
Dr. Thorndyke's Crime File by R. Austin FreemanOmnibus, 4 novels & extra pieces
Dr. Thorndyke Investigates by R. Austin FreemanSelection
The Best Dr. Thorndyke Detective Stories by R. Austin FreemanSelection
Two Dr. Thorndyke Detective Novels: The Stoneware Monkey & The Penrose Mystery by R. Austin FreemanOmnibus, 2 novels

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Doctor Thorndyke is one of the earliest scientific detectives, qualified in both medicine and law.

The series numbering here follows that of the bibliography in In Search of Dr. Thorndyke by Norman Donaldson.

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