Maeve Binchy Books In Order

Anne Binchy Snell was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker. She was known for her stories about small-town life in Ireland, often with a humorous tone and a surprise ending.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

  • Light a Penny Candle (1982)
  • The Lilac Bus (1984)
  • Echoes (1985)
  • Firefly Summer (1987)
  • Silver Wedding (1988)
  • Circle of Friends (1990)
  • The Copper Beech (1992)
  • The Glass Lake (1994)
  • Shancarrig (1995)
  • Evening Class (1996)
  • Tara Road (1998)
  • Scarlet Feather (2000)
  • Quentins (2002)
  • Nights of Rain and Stars (2004)
  • Whitethorn Woods (2006)
  • Heart and Soul (2008)
  • Minding Frankie (2010)
  • A Week in Winter (2012)
  • Sister Caravaggio (2014)

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

  • The Builders (2002)
  • Star Sullivan (2006)
  • A Week in Summer (2011)
  • Full House (2012)
  • Dusty’s Winter (2016)
  • The September Letters (2016)

Publication Order of Fairytales for Feminists Books

  • Ride on Rapunzel (1994)

Publication Order of Plays

  • Deeply Regretted By (2006)
  • Half Promised Land (2009)
  • End of Term (2010)

Publication Order of Collections

  • Central Line (1978)
  • Victoria Line / London Transports (1980)
  • Dublin Four (1981)
  • Story Teller (1990)
  • Dublin People (1993)
  • This Year It Will Be Different and Other Stories (1995)
  • Cross Lines (1996)
  • The Return Journey (1998)
  • Maeve’s Times (2013)
  • Chestnut Street (2014)
  • A Few of the Girls (2015)
  • Maeve Binchy’s Treasury (2021)

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

  • Maeve’s Diary (1979)
  • Dear Maeve (1995)
  • Aches & Pains (1999)
  • A Time to Dance (2006)
  • The Maeve Binchy Writers’ Club (2008)

Publication Order of Anthologies

  • Irish Girls About Town (1995)
  • Over the Moon (2009)
  • From the Republic of Conscience (2010)

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