Order of Inspector George Gently Books
Inspector George Gently is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction by British novelist Alan Hunter. George Gently starts out as an inspector with the police in East Anglia, UK. The series has been adapted to a BBC TV series starring Martin Shaw, although the character in the books is more calculating and more analytical.
Alan Hunter debuted his Inspector George Gently character in 1955 with his own debut novel, entitled Gently Does It. The series lasted 46 novels with one new novel being published almost every year until Hunter’s retirement in 1999. The final novel of the series is Gently Mistaken. Below is a list of Alan Hunter’s Inspector George Gently books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):
Publication Order of Inspector George Gently Books
Notes: Gently North-West is also known as Gently in the Highlands. Gently in Trees was also published as Gently Through the Woods. Fields of Heather is also known as Death on the Heath. Amorous Leander is alternatively titled Death on the Broadlands. The Unhanged Man was also released as Unhung Man.
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George Gently Synopsis: In Gently in Trees by Alan Hunter, Adrian Stoll’s death was not a suicide, considering how many people wanted to see him dead. Gently must piece together a puzzle in order to find out what really happened.