Gerald Hammond Books in Order

The Gerald Hammond books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Gerald Hammond books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Keith Calder Books

Dead Game

Hammond, Gerald 1979

The Reward Game

Hammond, Gerald 1980
A series of strange events, including disappearing corpses, business frauds, and a jewelry heist, revive a former gunsmith's natural hunting instincts, despite his reformed lifestyle as a respectable, married businessman Read More

The Revenge Game

Hammond, Gerald 1981
When a skeleton is deposited on the flooded banks of a canal, Gerald Hammond--gunsmith and sometime hunter--becomes enmeshed in the fatal sequence of events played out against the background of the wild Scottish Lowlands Read More

Fair Game

Hammond, Gerald 1982
Gunsmith, amateur sleuth, and insouciant womanizer, Scotsman Keith Calder is called upon to investigate the questionable death of a man who left an immensely valuable will fraught with mischief Read More

The Game

Hammond, Gerald 1982
Dashing rogue Keith Calder searches for the killer responsible for a bizarre murder at Millmont House, an elegant Scottish brothel outside Edinburgh Read More

Cousin Once Removed

Hammond, Gerald 1984
Keith Calder is puzzled by the unusual attention given to his vintage gun collection when he receives a strange, unsolicited offer from a politician and a mysterious assailant attempts to murder him Read More

Sauce for the Pigeon

Hammond, Gerald 1984

Gerald Hammond, has become almost domesticated since acquiring a wife and child. But the old atom reawakens when he gets skewered through the shoulder with a cross-bow bolt, and it turns out that someone is very much interested in one of his antique guns.

...as always a very workmanlike job; amusing, well put together, and spiced with a good deal of incidental information on guns, antique and modern....

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Pursuit of Arms

Hammond, Gerald 1985
After reformed poacher-turned-detective Keith Calder has repaired a load of arms for an unsavory arms dealer, the arms shipment is hijacked and Calder's seven-year-old daughter is kidnapped by the hijackers Read More

Silver City Scandal

Hammond, Gerald 1986
Keith Calder's latest case brings him to the bustling, oil-rich city of Aberdeen where he tries to clear an oil executive falsely accused of murder Read More

The Executor

Hammond, Gerald 1986
Robin Winterton, an old gentleman gun collector who has named Keith Caldor the executor of his estate, is murdered and as Caldor investigates, he discovers skeletons in the Winterton family closet Read More

The Worried Widow

Hammond, Gerald 1987
While investigating the apparent suicide of Jenny Henrickson's husband, detective Keith Calder must match wits with his old rival, Inspector Munro, to solve a sinister crime Read More

Stray Shot

Hammond, Gerald 1988
Scots amateur sleuth Keith Calder joins up with Simon Parlitter to investigate the theft of Simon's dog during a hunt, a theft that takes them across the Atlantic and that ultimately leads to murder Read More

A Brace of Skeet

Hammond, Gerald 1989
Filling her father's role as resident gunsmith--and amateur sleuth--of Newton Lauder while her parents travel, Deborah Calder is summoned by Inspector Munroe to the Pentland Gun Club, where a steward's body has been found lying near a skeet trap Read More

Let Us Prey

Hammond, Gerald 1990
Called to the scene of a gamekeeper's death, legal solicitor Ralph Enterkin begins an investigation that unearths a series of strange facts involving a scheme to frame the gamekeeper's employer, Alec Deeley Read More

Home to Roost

Hammond, Gerald 1990
A new generation of sleuthing is born when Keith Calder's daughter, Deborah, teams up with Detective Fellowes to find a missing sportsman in the Scottish highlands Read More

In Camera

Hammond, Gerald A. 1991
During a slow summer at the gunshop, Keith Calder begins interviewing a new job candidate, but a series of questions about the applicant's references reveals a sinister past and an assassination plot. Read More

Snatch Crop

Hammond, Gerald 1993

Gerald Hammond's latest romp through the Scottish Highlands proves that a Calder can take a new name, but she can't lose the investigative instinct that courses through the veins of this first family of amateur sleuthing.When Keith Calder's daughter Deborah weds Inspector Ian Fellowes, she hopes to luxuriate for a while in matrimonial bliss.

Her plans evaporate, however, as she assumes the management of her godfather's pheasant packing company at his behest.She soon has the company running at peak efficiency, despite the twin annoyances of Mrs. Thrower, her arrogant and unreliable secretary, and Delia, the obnoxious woman's unruly daughter.

Finding herself wishing that the two would simply disappear, she is nonetheless shocked when one of them actually does.Inspector Fellowes is assigned to the kidnapping, and Deborah tries to piece together the case from the questions her husband asks her.

He's not giving anything away, though, much to Deborah's consternation. The Calder in her begins to assert itself, and she decides to launch an investigation of her own. Deborah soon finds herself swept up in a terrifying chain of events - including a perilous cross-country chase with the ruthless abductors - plunging her life into grave danger.

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Thin Air

Hammond, Gerald 1994
Assisting the local detective sergeant with a baffling murder case, in which a cranky old farmer found death at the hands of any one of several suspects, firearms expert Keith Calder reconstructs the ingenious method used by the killer. Read More

Hook or Crook

Hammond, Gerald 1995

In this latest novel in Gerald Hammond's acclaimed Keith Calder mystery series, it is Calder's friend Wallace James who plays the (at first) reluctant sleuth.James, a master fisherman, and his young pupil Eric Bell are fishing for salmon when they trip over the body of a man lying face-down in the river, a fish hook embedded in his cheek.

What at first appears to be an accidental death starts looking fishier when Wallace James and the police cast their nets for clues.To their confusion, the dead man turns out to have had suspicious dealings in the Middle East, bringing to the wild Scottish Highlands a sinister international element - and another confounding mystery to be untangled.

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Carriage of Justice

Hammond, Gerald 1996

In the Scottish Highlands, foxes are a gamekeeper's worst enemy. Except, of course, for poachers. At first Deborah Fellowes and her Uncle Ronnie think they've caught the villain, but it soon emerges that they're on the trail of someone far more sinister.

So when a startled trespasser leaves behind a surprising set of fingerprints and a shotgun stolen years earlier, they realize they have uncovered something dangerous indeed: their "poacher" may turn out to be the perpetrator of a notorious, long-unsolved murder.

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Sink Or Swim

Hammond, Gerald 1997
After Wallace James suffers a heart attack, he tries to stay home and take it easy, but the unusual drowning of local landowner Kenneth Berry is hard to ignore, especially when it seems foul play was involved. Read More

Follow That Gun

Hammond, Gerald 1997
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Publication Order of Three Oaks Books

Dog in the Dark

Hammond, Gerald 1989
Captain John Cunningham, a Falklands war veteran, begins civilian life as a trainer and breeder of gun dogs, which proves to be a ruthlessly competitive business--especially when a rival breeder is murdered and Cunningham is framed for the crime Read More

Whose Dog Are You?

Hammond, Gerald 1991
Dog trainer John Cunningham and his wife, together on a hunting trip, stumble upon a dead body, and a stray spaniel found nearby may be the clue they need to solve the murder Read More

Doghouse

Hammond, Gerald 1992
During a visit with his fiancee Beth's recently widowed aunt, John Cunningham becomes convinced that George Muir, Beth's uncle and a renowned wildlife artist, had been murdered while working in his studio Read More

Give a Dog a Name

Hammond, Gerald 1992

This latest of Gerald Hammond's carefully crafted mystery novels, set in the colorful Scottish Highlands, continues the adventures of amateur sleuth, war hero, and dog trainer Captain John Cunningham.When a wealthy businessman brings his wounded springer spaniel, Horace, to the Cunninghams' Three Oaks Kennel, it all seems to be part of a day's work for John and Beth Cunningham.

But the spaniel has been wounded by two weights of buckshot, arousing suspicions of foul play. With the Cunninghams on the lookout for answers, events take a sinister turn when one of the judges at a weekend dog show accuses John of cruelty to his dogs.

A surprised Cunningham learns that someone has anonymously sent the judge photographs purporting to show Cunningham beating his own spaniel, Stardust - and the implications for Three Oaks are grave.Beth manages to get her hands on one of the photographs, but while she's contemplating this clever bit of fakery, the Cunninghams are faced with an additional twist as they realize that Stardust has been stolen.

In his place is another dog, nearly identical to the Cunningham canine, but oddly frightened of men... and cigars.With their beloved spaniel missing, and their professional reputations and livelihoods on the line, John and Beth must act quickly to uncover the motives behind these bizarre and disturbing events.

And all signs keep pointing back to the need to find out who shot Horace - and why.

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The Curse of the Cockers

Hammond, Gerald 1994

The Curse of the Cockers continues the sleuthing adventures of Captain John Cunningham, Falklands veteran and champion dog breeder. Gerald Hammond's Cunningham books, lauded by Publishers Weekly as "a superior series," feature the hunting lore and local Scots color that have made this author such an enduring figure on the mystery scene.

This time around, the Cunninghams' New Year's Eve (or Hogmanay, as the Scots call it) revelry is cut short by a hit-and-run accident that leaves a man dead and a terrified cocker spaniel on the side of the road. Then, as news of a particularly gruesome murder shakes his small town, Cunningham finds that one of his war buddies is the prime suspect in the hit-and-run.

Soon, the dog, the "accident," and the murder come together in a nightmarish encounter with a ruthless psychopath.

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Sting in the Tail

Hammond, Gerald 1994
The latest mystery in the John Cunningham series finds the amateur sleuth sniffing out trouble at the plush Three Oaks Kennel, where a cheerful springer spaniel is mysteriously wounded and an investigation uncovers fraud and murder. Read More

Mad Dogs and Scotsmen

Hammond, Gerald 1995
John Cunningham becomes involved in a murder investigation when a mysterious American comes to retrieve his dog from the kennel where Cunningham works Read More

Bloodlines

Hammond, Gerald 1996
After refusing to sign the necessary papers acknowledging the unwanted mating of his champion Scottish game-dog with corrupt official Ben Garnet's spaniel, John Cunningham becomes a prime suspect when Garnet is found half-dead Read More

Twice Bitten

Hammond, Gerald 1998
A tale of a gun-dog trainer who discovers a dog-switching plot that leads to a mysterious death includes many memorable and hilarious characters, as well as plenty of inside information for dog lovers and gun connoisseurs. Read More

Dead Weight

Hammond, Gerald 2000

Illegal Tender

Hammond, Gerald 2001

It could happen to anyone. An email arrives with an air of authority and a carefully-worded request for bank account information. One lapse of caution, and one click of the mouse. Suddenly, the recipient's entire bank account is emptied. This is precisely what happens to Elizabeth Ilwand, heir to the Agrotechnics fortune - a Scottish manufacturer of agricultural technology.

A sum of £1.5 million disappears from her accounts when she unwittingly responds to a fraudulent email. Luckily, her trustee is Henry Kitts, friend and associate of the Three Oaks Kennel, board member of Agrotechnics, and sometime amateur sleuth. While Elizabeth searches for ways to recoup the gigantic loss, Henry investigates the email in the hope of tracking down the thief.

But matters take a more chilling turn when Henry discovers the body of Maurice Cowieson, a local businessman indebted to Agrotechnics, who appears to have been killed in a car crash while on his way to discuss important matters with Elizabeth. Upon further examination, his injuries tell a much more insidious story.

... Once again, using a backdrop of game hunting, malt whiskey, and sporting dogs in the Scottish countryside, Gerald Hammond evokes the witty and enchanting panache that has become his signature over the years.

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Publication Order of Honey Laird Books

Cold Relations

Hammond, Gerald 2006

Edinburgh’s gorgeous Detective Sergeant Honey Laird had finally cleared her overflowing desk and was looking forward to spending some time with her husband when an email from her old school friend provoked yet another difficult case. Honey soon finds herself trying to babysit her friend’s ex-husband Andrew: a trigger-happy, former SAS officer with a temper, a head injury and a penchant for attractive women.

"Cold Relations" wriggles through twist after turn and guarantees a slew of unforgettable characters led by the delightful Honeypot and her trusty crime-solving labrador, Pippa.

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A Dead Question

Hammond, Gerald 2007

Two weeks away from giving birth, Detective Inspector Honey Laird is at a point when bending down is becoming increasingly difficult and straightening up again almost impossible, when her boss calls upon her to investigate Dr. McGordon . . . her next-door neighbor.

On the outside, Dr. McGordon appears to be the perfect doctor, giving free services in poor areas, providing care in underdeveloped countries and even bringing patients to Britain (at his own expense) for special treatments. But when officers knock on his door, looking for witnesses to an accident, Dr.

McGordon, panicky and pale, reveals a guilty conscience about something but refuses to say anything.While at first Honey’s husband thinks the case is a minor one, designed to keep Honey out of mischief, as she digs deeper it becomes clear that everything and everyone is not as it seems, that the ‘what’ can be just as mysterious as the ‘who’ and just as shocking.

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Loving Memory

Hammond, Gerald 2007

A photograph pictures more than just memories . . . - DI Honey Laird is enjoying maternity leave when her neighbour, Kate Ingliston, asks for help in tracking down a stolen camera, which contains some rather revealing pictures of her and her lover. Honey feels she has to help, but when the trail leads to the murky shores of the Glaswegian underworld, it seems that all those involved are in real danger .

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Fred in Situ

Hammond, Gerald 1965
Architect Beau Pepys becomes the first patient in the hospital he designed and, out of boredom, finds himself investigating the mysterious disappearance of Fred, the night watchman Read More

Loose Screw

Hammond, Gerald 1966

The Goods

Hammond, Gerald 1985

Chas Gowans, university dropout and drug addict, lived on the fringes of the underworld and supplemented his unemployment benefit with petty crime. When Sylvia moves in with him, she tries to persuade him to change. In constant need of money to buy his drugs, he accepts a peripheral role in the schemes of the Irishman.

But when Sylvia becomes a witness to an incident, endangering both himself and the Irishman, she has to be removed...

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Last Rights

Hammond, Gerald 1986

When Major Jonathan Craythorne's sister is blinded by using contact lens solution which has been contaminated as a protest against animal experiments, he is determined that the perpetrators should be found. Using his military training and contacts, he assists the local hunt in preventing their sport being disrupted, exposes a raid on a laboratory, and in an extremely tense finale helps reveal the murderer of one of their most violent members.

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A Very Wrong Number

Hammond, Gerald 1987
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Doldrum

Holden, Dalby 1992

Ed Hewing intended to spend a peaceful retirement aboard Doldrum, a boat found in a shipyard. Doldrum has a history, and Ed's enquiries reveal the story of a forty-year-old plot of murder and intrigue - a plot that was never resolved. Someone is searching, either for Doldrum or Ed.

When a rescue at sea puts Doldrum back in the public eye, crime and violence is brought back to her old hull.

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Fine Tune

Hammond, Gerald 1998

A Running Jump

Hammond, Gerald 1999

Polly Turnbull is fed up with her mother's succession of dubious lovers, and when the latest one shows more interest in the daughter than the mother, she decides enough is enough. But running away without money, prospects or a clear idea of what to do next, Polly soon finds herself in trouble.

Fortuitously rescued by TV wrestler, Darryl Davidson, Polly helps him out in return by agreeing to work part-time as a cleaner at his gym, gaining confidence, friendship and a sense of purpose at the same time. Then events take a turn for the worse..

.An elderly man is brutally murdered in a nearby fiat. Polly witnesses a shadowy figure in the gymnasium late at night. And in recovering stolen money from a local thug, she unwittingly takes the one piece of property several people have already killed for .

.. and will again.

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Flamescape

Hammond, Gerald 1999

The gift of a camera for her seventeenth birthday inspires Jenny Ambleton to make photography her career. With her observant eye for detail she soon becomes successful and two years later, she has her own business. After a house fire in which a woman dies, Jenny's photographs help Detective Sergeant Bob Welles prove that this case is far from straightforward.

But someone is out to destroy this proof - someone who will stop at nothing... "Original and immensely entertaining..." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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Into the Blue

Hammond, Gerald 2000
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Grail for Sale

Hammond, Gerald 2001
Scottish landowner Jeremy Carpenter and American Hazel Tripp both have good reason to bear a grudge against Gordon McKennerty, a notorious local crook. Between them they pool their resources and talents, and devise a scheme to ensure McKennerty's comeuppance once and for all. Read More

Dogsbody

Hammond, Gerald 2002
Mrs Hill's house has burned down, her housekeeper has disappeared, and she asks John Cunningham to help bury her dead dog. The mystery begins when the dog's body is stolen, and a female corpse is found in Mrs Hill's charred house. Read More

The Snatch

Hammond, Gerald 2003

Get ready for surprises for everyone from this acclaimed author Two girls are kidnapped for ransom by a pair of desperate but naive builders. But the girls, who are just as anxious to leave home and begin to live their own lives, soon dominate the two men and set up a robbery of their own.

When this happens to cut across a bigger enterprise by another gang, they win more than they bargained for...

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Down the Garden Path

Hammond, Gerald 2003
When May Forsyth goes to work as gardner at Cannaluke House, she doesn't expect to find a dead body, and she certainly doesn't expect to fall for the investigating officer, but as the enquiry develops, they get to know each other much better and buried secrets come to life. Read More

The Hitch

Hammond, Gerald 2003
When plans for a film star's wedding fall into the hands of ex-con Robin Dunwoodie and his daughter they decide to rip her off for what deposits they can get. When they find that they in turn have been set up, they are forced to go ahead with the wedding, with hilarious results. Read More

The Outpost

Hammond, Gerald 2004

The illegitimate child of a regimental sergeant major and a NAAFI manageress, Hallelujah Brown named after her Jamaican grandmother grows up with the army, and so develops an intimate understanding of its ways, as well as a very thick skin. Meanwhile, a crisis threatens a small British military post in the tiny African state of Maveria.

When Hallelujah, now with Intelligence, is despatched to evaluate the ageing commanding officer's declining mental powers, events overtake the army's plans, and she is forced to relieve him of his command and lead the defence of the post against the Liboonese army.

Faced not just with superior numbers, but also with the hurdles the army presents to a mixed-race female, can Hallelujah possibly win through?

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Saving Grace

Hammond, Gerald 2004

Agency nurse and physiotherapist Grace Gillespie is long overdue for a break. However, she finds herself unable to resist when she is offered work nursing a patient recovering from an accident, deputy Head of the local high school, Stuart Campbell. He lives near Dornoch, her home territory and birthplace.

Grace looks forward to being close to family and on familiar ground; taking on the job seems a rather attractive prospect.But her patient’s case is not as straightforward as it seems. Stuart insists that he cannot remember his accident; it is assumed that he must have fallen off the roof of the school during a function there.

Grace has plenty of experience of this kind of accident and knows that her patient’s injuries don’t match up with this - what is he hiding? Who are his enemies? And why is he so afraid of being left alone in the house? Spurred by her growing attraction to her patient, Grace is determined to get answers to her questions.

But as her investigations go on, it seems someone is desperate to stop her, no matter what it takes.

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Dead Letters

Hammond, Gerald 2005

Honoria Potterton-Phipps is a dog lover. She is also the heiress to a vast fortune, but when her father threatened to cut her off unless she went to university, she took Criminology and never looked back. Now she finds herself embroiled in the close community of Newton Lauder, which is far from the idyllic rural village it seems and the only thing more worrying than the condition of her new Labrador, is the body hunched in a rowing boat, riddled with bullet wounds .

. .Solving a murder is hard enough when your superiors don’t take you seriously because you’re a woman, none of the locals will speak to an outsider and there are two men in your life, but it’s even harder with an ex guide dog to retrain and another to nurse through pregnancy.

For D.S. Potterton-Phipps, however, it may just be that her dog has a few leads of its own . . .

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Heirs and Graces

Hammond, Gerald 2005

Grace Gillespie is constantly assured that Duncan Cameron, her partner Stuart’s cantankerous uncle, was once a charming man, but old age seems to have withered whatever charms he may have had. Shortly before Grace and Stuart’s wedding, they receive news that Duncan has suffered a stroke and requires constant care.

So as not to miss out on her honeymoon on board a luxurious cruise liner, Grace arranges around-the-clock care, but it is not long before the unhappy couple are called home when the nurses threaten to walk out on the bitter old man. Just two days after Stuart and Grace arrive home Duncan dies.

Suspicions concerning his death are soon roused however, when it is discovered that substantial withdrawals have been made from Duncan’s account since the time of his death. Gerald Hammond’s tale of intrigue sees the welcome return of Grace Gillespie featured in Saving Grace.

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Cold in the Heads

Hammond, Gerald 2006

Dry wit and nautical lore run through this mystery - Lady P is a scientist, inventor and engineer and above all she's a fun-loving and youthful grandmother. But she doesn't see the funny side when the dead body of a youngish woman turns up on board her daughter's sailing boat.

Even Inspector Plummer cannot prevent Lady P's natural inquisitiveness landing her in deep water and in hospital. But gradually clues surface with very unpleasant ramifications for all concerned.

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On the Warpath

Hammond, Gerald 2006

A feisty veteran heroine faces one final battle Helen has always been a fighter. In the chaos of occupied France, she survived marauding German soldiers, the dangers of fighting for the Resistance and finally repatriation to Britain. In a stark post-war economy, she managed to carve out a career in journalism, rising to the heights of success.

And when her divorced son left her holding the baby, it seemed like nothing she couldn?t handle. After a long and successful life, at eighty she is making attempts to subdue her energy and settle down to retirement. But when a con artist fixes on her beloved grandson David, then retirement will have to wait.

Instead, it is the beginning of a journey into France, her old battlegrounds, and a quest for retribution. For Helen Mercier is no sweet little old lady. She has fought for justice before, and if the criminal thinks he can get away with insulting her and hers, he has a surprise coming to him .

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Keeper Turned Poacher

Hammond, Gerald 2006

A woman on the run faces a baffling mystery posed by her new lover - Anxious the police will blame her for a violent crime she became entangled in, Joan formulates a plan. Being raised by a skilled poacher taught her plenty of tricks; a key to her lover's unused country cottage is all she needs to lie low.

The arrival of handsome gamekeeper Ken on the scene is a welcome surprise, but there's speculation in the village about the disappearance of his wife. Could she really have been killed? And if so, by whom?

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Waking Partners

Hammond, Gerald 2007

Everyone has a motive...When Aubrey Merryhill has a car accident and ends up in a coma, the running of his company passes into the capable hands of his trusted assistant. But when the routine police investigation suggests an attempted murder, there are several potential suspects: an ambitious assistant, a disgruntled wife, a greedy landlord or perhaps a revenge-fuelled employee.

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Hit and Run

Hammond, Gerald 2008

A new novel from this master story-teller - Luke Grant enjoys his comfortable life with his dog, his outdoor pursuits and his numerous female companions. But when the widowed wife of his grandson is badly injured in a hit-and-run accident, it is down to Luke (or G.

G. great-granddad as hes known) to take on looking after his great-granddaughters and to try and find out who and why injured his granddaughter.

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Crash

Hammond, Gerald 2008

A new novel from this master story-teller - One beautiful Scottish spring day, Julian Custer comes across the devastating scene of a very recent car crash. Only the passenger has survived: Delia Barrow is confused and badly injured; her name is all she can remember.

It seems that Julian is all Delia has. Luckily, Julian is a solicitor, and so begins a voyage of discovery as they try to discover the identity of the passengers in the missing car . . .

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Well and Good

Hammond, Gerald 2009

Since the death of their mother in a hit-and-run accident, Violet and Jane have been living with Luke Grant, their great-grandfather and his partner Helena. One evening Violets boyfriend goes missing and is finally found badly injured and unconscious.

The police investigation follows the suspects to the island of Madeira and uncovers a bizarre and unscrupulous scam . . .

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The Fingers of One Foot

Hammond, Gerald 2009

A new novel from this master storyteller - In a gentle village on the Scottish borders, Roland Fox, a young aspiring writer, moves in next door to the equally young and attractive Jane Highsmith, a newly qualified veterinary surgeon. But the growing attraction between them is muted by the recent and mysterious death of her beloved great-grandfather.

There are all the ingredients present for a traditional village mystery in true Gerald Hammond style and with his usual Scottish flavour.

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Silent Intruder

Hammond, Gerald 2010

Who’d break in and leave the house untouched?- When Michael and Hilda return from holiday to find two police officers awaiting them, a chaotic series of events ensues. The police have had an anonymous tip-off about child pornography being stored on Michael‘s computer.

It’s easy to prove his innocence, but who would do such a thing and why? At the same time it becomes clear that someone was living in the cottage while they were away, and may still be returning. Soon, they decide to take action of their own, with devastating consequences .

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A Dog's Life

Hammond, Gerald 2011

A new mystery from a respected author - Novelist Tim Russell is out walking his dog one morning when he comes across a young dishevelled woman, camping out in the woods. Tim takes pity on her and offers her shelter, and Ann soon proves herself to be good company.

But suddenly, one afternoon while gardening, Tim is brutally attacked. As Ann’s relatives start coming out of the woodwork, Tim and Ann wonder if they’ve found the motivation for the attack after all. But then a local man is murdered . . .

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With My Little Eye

Hammond, Gerald 2011

A new mystery set in Scotland from the ever-popular author - Surveyor Douglas Young stumbles across rambling Underwood House, near Edinburgh, one day whilst walking his dog. He realizes its potential immediately, and after it is developed into flats he becomes the anointed leader of the residents.

So when one of his neighbours is found dead, Douglas and his young assistant Tash become irrevocably involved in the police investigation. But the plot thickens when a shocking discovery is made in the deceased’s flat . . .

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The Unkindest Cut

Hammond, Gerald 2012

A knife-wielding criminal threatens a rural Scottish idyll in the latest mystery from a well-loved author . . .  Life is good for Jane Highsmith and Roland Fox – Jane is planning on taking over the local veterinary practice, Roland’s second novel has been accepted for publication, and they are soon to be married.

However, their wedding day is interrupted by a knife-wielding intruder. After confronting Jane in her surgery, she manages to inject the culprit with a microchip used for identifying pets. When a nearby petrol station is robbed by the same perpetrator, DI Fellowes and DS Bright hope that the microchip will lead them to the suspect .

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Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Language of Horse Racing

Hammond, Gerald 2000
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Read More

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