She was the most alluring murder suspect he'd ever dealt with, but Gently knew Mimi Deslauriers was key to the execution of an underworld crime boss, and he was determined to prove it. The unflappable Inspector George Gently has become a household name through the hit BBC TV series starring Martin Shaw.
Born in Norfolk, ALAN HUNTER left school at 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. By 1950 he was running his own bookshop and, in 1955, wrote the first of 45 Inspector George Gently novels. He died in 2005.