Best Ellery Queen Books

1. The Greek Coffin Mystery (1932): The first Ellery Queen novel, The Greek Coffin Mystery follows Ellery Queen as he investigates the mysterious death of a wealthy New York businessman. After the police are unable to solve the case, Ellery must use his keen detective skills to uncover the truth.

2. The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935): Ellery Queen is asked to investigate a suspicious death of a man on a beach in the Spanish Cape area of New York. With the help of his assistant, Inspector Richard Queen, Ellery must piece together the clues to reveal the murderer.

3. The Egyptian Cross Mystery (1936): Ellery Queen is called in to investigate a strange murder that takes place at a museum in New York. With the help of a local Egyptologist, Ellery must decipher the clues to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death.

4. The Chinese Orange Mystery (1937): In this novel, Ellery Queen investigates the murder of a wealthy Chinese immigrant in New York. With the help of his assistant, Inspector Queen, Ellery must use his detective skills to uncover the killer.

5. The Siamese Twin Mystery (1939): When a set of Siamese twins are found murdered in their home, Ellery Queen must use his detective skills to uncover the killer. With the help of a local doctor, Ellery must piece together the clues to reveal the truth.

6. The Murderer Is a Fox (1946): In this classic Ellery Queen novel, Ellery must investigate the murder of a young woman in a small town. With the help of his assistant, Inspector Richard Queen, Ellery must use his detective skills to uncover the killer.

7. The Finishing Stroke (1958): Ellery Queen is called in to investigate a strange murder that takes place in a museum in New York. With the help of a local art expert, Ellery must decipher the clues to reveal the murderer.

8. Cat of Many Tails (1959): In this classic Ellery Queen novel, Ellery Queen investigates a series of murders with a strange link to cats. With the help of his assistant, Inspector Richard Queen, Ellery must use his detective skills to uncover the killer.