Alan Hunter
Alan Hunter (1922-2005) was an English author of crime fiction. After leaving school at 14, he worked on his family farm and enjoyed writing natural history notes for the newspaper as well as poetry. All of his novels are part of his Inspector George Gently series, for which he wrote one novel almost every year he was active.

Alan Hunter became a published author in 1944 when his poems were collected and released as The Norwich Poems, which is long since out-of-print. His debut novel was published in 1955, entitled Gently Does It. He wrote a total of 46 novels over the course of his career, with the final one being Gently Mistaken, which was published in 1999. Below is a list of Alan Hunter’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Inspector George Gently Books


Gently Does It(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently by the Shore(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Down the Stream(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Landed Gently(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Through the Mill(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently in the Sun(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently with the Painters(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently to the Summit(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Go Man(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Where the Roads Go(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Floating(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Sahib(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently with the Ladies(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently North-West(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Continental(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Coloured(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently with the Innocents(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently at a Gallop(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Where She Lay(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently French(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently in Trees(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently with Love(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Where the Birds Are(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Instrumental(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently to a Sleep(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Honfleur Decision(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gabrielle's Way(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fields of Heather(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Between Tides(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amorous Leander(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unhung Man(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
'Once a Prostitute...'(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chelsea Ghost(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Goodnight, Sweet Prince(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strangling Man(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Traitor's End(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently with the Millions(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Scandalous(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently to a Kill(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Tragic(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently in the Glens(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bomber's Moon(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jackpot!(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Love of Gods(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Over Here(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gently Mistaken(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Gently North-West was also published under the title of Gently in the Highlands. Gently in Trees was alternatively titled Gently Through the Woods. Fields of Heather was also titled Death on the Heath. Amorous Leander is also known as Death on the Broadlands. The Unhanged Man was also published as Unhung Man.

If You Like Alan Hunter Books, You’ll Love…

Shop Worldwide: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca


Order of Books » Authors » Order of Alan Hunter Books