Mr. & Mrs. North Series

26 primary works • 29 total works
This lighthearted mystery series by Frances and Richard Lockridge featured amateur detectives Pam and Jerry North.

From Wikipedia: Novels
The characters originated in 1930s vignettes written by Richard Lockridge for the New York Sun, and he brought them back for short stories in The New Yorker. These stories were collected in Mr. and Mrs. North (193…

Book 0

Mr. and Mrs. North
4.25
· 16 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 1936
· 2 editions
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Book 1

The Norths Meet Murder
3.82
· 335 Ratings · 65 Reviews ·
published 1940
· 11 editions
First in a long and extremely popular series, the…
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Book 2

Murder Out of Turn
3.76
· 220 Ratings · 21 Reviews ·
published 1941
· 8 editions
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Book 3

A Pinch of Poison
4.03
· 126 Ratings · 12 Reviews ·
published 1941
· 9 editions
My favorite of the series, it is one of the best…
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Book 4

Death on the Aisle
3.87
· 92 Ratings · 8 Reviews ·
published 1942
· 11 editions
Broadway is undeniably a graveyard, but more ofte…
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Book 5

Hanged for a Sheep
3.68
· 133 Ratings · 10 Reviews ·
published 1942
· 5 editions
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Book 6

Death Takes a Bow
3.88
· 93 Ratings · 13 Reviews ·
published 1943
· 9 editions
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Book 7

Killing the Goose
4.17
· 65 Ratings · 7 Reviews ·
published 1944
· 9 editions
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Book 8

Payoff for the Banker
4.16
· 61 Ratings · 5 Reviews ·
published 1945
· 7 editions
When Mary Hunter finds the dead body of George Me…
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Book 9

Death of a Tall Man
4.07
· 57 Ratings · 7 Reviews ·
published 1946
· 5 editions
A well-respected eye doctor in Manhatten is murde…
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Book 10

Murder Within Murder
3.90
· 103 Ratings · 16 Reviews ·
published 1946
· 10 editions
A retired professor from a small Indiana college,…
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Book 11

Untidy Murder
3.97
· 60 Ratings · 6 Reviews ·
published 1947
· 7 editions
It took a long time for her to understand where s…
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Book 12

Murder Is Served
3.97
· 86 Ratings · 6 Reviews ·
published 1948
· 8 editions
The books of Frances and Richard Lockridge, are t…
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Book 13

The Dishonest Murderer
4.06
· 94 Ratings · 18 Reviews ·
published 1949
· 11 editions
It's New Year's Eve, and Senator Bruce Kirkhill f…
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Book 14

Murder in a Hurry
3.81
· 89 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1950
· 8 editions
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Book 15

Murder Comes First
3.88
· 104 Ratings · 13 Reviews ·
published 1951
· 8 editions
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Book 16

Dead as a Dinosaur
3.99
· 74 Ratings · 11 Reviews ·
published 1952
· 8 editions
A Mr. And Mrs. North Mystery.
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Book 17

Curtain for a Jester
4.09
· 68 Ratings · 7 Reviews ·
published 1953
· 7 editions
Mr. and Mrs. North discover the murder of a prank…
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Book 18

Death Has a Small Voice
4.03
· 59 Ratings · 8 Reviews ·
published 1953
· 10 editions
Alternate edition of ISBN 0891909052.
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Book 19

A Key to Death
4.06
· 50 Ratings · 6 Reviews ·
published 1954
· 10 editions
When Pam & Jerry North go to see about making…
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Book 20

Death of an Angel
4.17
· 75 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1955
· 10 editions
PUTTING A SHOW ON BROADWAY CAN BE BLOODY MURDER!

E…
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Book 21

Voyage into Violence
4.00
· 77 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1956
· 10 editions
Sailing to Havana, Mr. and Mrs. North find their…
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Book 22

The Long Skeleton
3.90
· 59 Ratings · 6 Reviews ·
published 1958
· 5 editions
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Book 23

Murder Is Suggested
3.98
· 63 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1959
· 7 editions
Mr. and Mrs. North work with the New York Police…
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Book 24

The Judge Is Reversed
4.09
· 68 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1960
· 6 editions
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Book 25

Murder Has Its Points
3.85
· 60 Ratings · 10 Reviews ·
published 1961
· 6 editions
Novelist Anthony Payne's murder didn't shock the…
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Book 26

Murder by the Book
4.08
· 73 Ratings · 8 Reviews ·
published 1963
· 7 editions
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Book 1 - 3

Murder, Murder, Murder: The Norths Meet Murder / Murder Out of Turn / A Pinch of Poison
A Mr. and Mrs. North Omnibus
including
The Norths M…
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Book 22, 23, 25, 26

A North Quartet : The Long Skeleton, Murder is Suggested, Murder has its Points, Murder by the Book
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