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Hunter, Alan 1922-2005

Overview
Works: 138 works in 491 publications in 1 language and 13,264 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  History  Television cop shows  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6015.U565, 823.914
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Gently between tides by Alan Hunter ( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landed Gently by Alan Hunter ( Book )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having been invited to spend Christmas in the country, fishing for pike, Gently finds himself hunting a completely different predator when a guest at Merely Hall, a nearby stately home, is found dead at the foot of the grand staircase on Christmas morning. At first the tragedy is assumed to be a simple accident, but Gently is not one to jump to conclusions and is soon in no doubt whatsoever that this was murder. Merely produces the finest tapestries in England but the threads that Gently must unravel in his investigation are more complex than any weaver's design, with everyone from the lord of
Gently does it by Alan Hunter ( Book )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last thing you need when you're on holiday is to become involved in a murder. For most people, that would easily qualify as the holiday from hell. For George Gently, it is a case of business as usual. The Chief Inspector's quiet Easter break in Norchester is rudely interrupted when a local timber merchant is found dead. His son, with whom he had been seen arguing, immediately becomes the prime suspect, although Gently is far from convinced of his guilt. Norchester City Police gratefully accept Gently's offer to help investigate the murder, but he soon clashes with Inspector Hansom, the off
Gently with the painters by Alan Hunter ( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of a young artist leaves Gently desperately piecing together the portrait of a murderer. When artist Shirley Johnson is murdered and her body dumped outside a provincial police headquarters, Gently is despatched from London to Northshire to take over the investigation. The prime suspect appears to be the woman's husband, a former bomber pilot with a guilty secret, but the other members of the woman's art group also have strong views about her and her controversial final painting Dark Destroyer. With so many suspects to consider, Gently must get to the bottom of the mystery before the
Gently by the shore by Alan Hunter ( Book )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a British seaside holiday resort at the height of the season, you would expect to find a promenade and pier, maybe some donkeys, kiss-me-quick hats, candyfloss and kids building sandcastles. You would not expect to find a naked corpse, punctured with stab wounds, lying on the sand. Chief Inspector George Gently is called to investigate the disturbing murder. No one wants to think that there is a maniac on the loose in the town but with no clothes or identifying marks on the body, Gently has a tough time establishing who the victim is, let alone the killer
George Gently ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently partners with a young, ambitious protege to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s
George Gently ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth, returns to track murderers in Britain's North Country
George Gently ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace
Gently with the innocents by Alan Hunter ( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suddenly, inexplicably, the murderer strikes again. Now Gently goes alone to Harrisons in the dead of night, at last discovering its secret in a blood-curdling confrontation with sheer terror
George Gently ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murders in Britain's North Country, George Gently (Tony nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. In these two feature-length mysteries, Gentry and Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of an ex-informant facing a seemingly hopeless future, as well as the murder of a young woman poised on the brink of an exciting new chapter in her life
Gently with the ladies by Alan Hunter ( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Superintendent Gentry is faced with a battered corpse and a field of suspects linked together through some rather bizarre connections
George Gently ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actor Martin Shaw stars as the principled detective George Gently in these four feature-length mysteries. These dramas unfold against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain during the tumultuous 1960s. Based on the long-running series of books by Alan Hunter
The Honfleur decision by Alan Hunter ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gently through the woods by Alan Hunter ( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gently down the stream by Alan Hunter ( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The staff at Stoley's Boatyard were used to holidaymakers returning their pleasure cruisers a little late after a week or so exploring the network of waterways around Norchester. They were not used to finding their yachts burned almost beyond recognition with the charred remains of a client still aboard. Taking on the murder investigation, Chief Inspector George Gently faces an enquiry like no other he has ever handled
Gently in the Highlands by Alan Hunter ( Book )
2 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over here by Alan Hunter ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death on the heath by Alan Hunter ( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The love of gods by Alan Hunter ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gently to the summit by Alan Hunter ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A longdead climber who comes in from the cold brings murder to the mountain air. Mountaineer Reginald Kincaid was believed to have died during an expedition to climb Mount Everest. It comes as a shock to his fellow climbers when he turns up again 22 years later and the mystery is compounded by the death of Arthur Fleece, Kincaid's climbing partner on the Everest attempt. Fleece falls to his death on Mount Snowdon in an apparent accident, but the feud that had developed between Fleece and the resurrected Kincaid sparks a murder investigation for George Gently with a 'dead' man as the prime susp
 
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