Her first two books to be published were two poetry collections: OP.I in 1916; and Catholic tales and Christian Songs (Below) in 1918.
Plough Publishing House editor Carole Vanderhoof to do this feat and the result is the fifth book in the THE GOSPEL IN GREAT WRITERS series, The Gospel In Dorothy L Sayers: Selections from Her Novels, Plays, Letters, and Essays; edited and with an Introduction by Carole Vandherhoof with an appreciation by close friend C.S. Lewis.
Each Chapter begins with an excerpt from one of her murder mystery novels usually featuring her famous protagonist Lord Peter Wimsey. Before the excerpt is a small paragraph giving the reader backstory so he or she can understand the excerpt better.
“Sin is the intention, not the deed. That is the difference between divine law and human law.”
-Lord Peter Wimsey speaking to vicar Mr. Tregold in the novel Unnatural Death
The Gospel In Dorothy L Sayers: Selections from her Novels, Plays, Letters, and Essays should be in every reader’s library.