Alan Hunter - Gently North-West - Little, Brown Book Group

Gently North-West

By Alan Hunter

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There's blood in the heather and a murderer on the loose when Gently pays a quite visit to the Highlands of Scotland.

There's blood in the heather and a murderer on the loose when Gently pays a quite visit to the Highlands of Scotland.

Had Brenda Merryn not been such a stong-willed woman and had she not been so much in love with George Gently, driving all the way to Scotland for a holiday with Gently's sister and brother-in-law might have been a bit of a challenge. Spying on a heavily armed private army of nationalists, being held at gunpoint on the hillside, being held prisoner in a filthy outhouse and becoming involved in a murder would be unthinkable.

For Gently, it's all in a day's work and his holiday is put on hold while he stalks a murderer in the mountains, with Brenda by his side.

Biographical Notes

Alan Hunter was born in Hoveton, Norfolk in 1922. He left school at the age of 14 to work on his father's farm, spending his spare time sailing on the Norfolk Broads and writing nature notes for the Eastern Evening News. He also wrote poetry, some of which was published while he was in the RAF during World War II. By 1950, he was running his own book shop in Norwich and in 1955, he wrote the first of 45 George Gently novels. He died in 2005 aged 82.

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  • ISBN: 9781780339405
  • Publication date: 18 Oct 2012
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: Constable
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