Gerald Hammond


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    Mystery

    Oct-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 â€" Jane is planning on taking over the local veterinary practice, Roland’s second nove...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2012

    A rollicking adventure from the ever-popular author Pampered law student Christopher Pyle has a good life, but one evening changes everything. At a fellow student’s party, he finds something that indicates that an eminent QC isn’t quite as la...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    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 ...

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    Mystery

    Feb-2011

    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 afternoo...

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    Mystery

    Apr-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 ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2009

    In a gentle village in the Scottish borders, Roland Fox, a young aspiring writer, moves next door to Jane Highsmith, a newly qualified veterinary surgeon. But the growing attraction between them is muted by the mystery surrounding the recent death of...

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    Mystery

    May-2009

    When Roddy is found badly injured and unconscious, having fallen down a disused well, it seems that foul play was involved and the police are brought in to investigate. The trail leads them to the local youth centre where Roddy was a volunteer and th...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2008

    Julian Custer comes across the devastating scene of a recent car crash in which only the passenger has survived. The other car has disappeared. And so begins a voyage of discovery as he delves into the mystery surrounding the fatal accident and tries...

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    Mystery

    May-2008

    When the widowed wife of his grandson is suddenly badly injured in a hit-and-run accident, it is down to Luke, or GG - great-grandad - as he's known, to take on looking after his great-granddaughters and to try and find out who injured his granddaugh...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2007

    Detective Inspector Honey Laird is quietly enjoying maternity leave when her neighbour, Kate Ingliston, asks for help in tracking down her husband's stolen camera, which contains some rather revealing pictures of her and her lover. Honey feels she sh...

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    Mystery

    May-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 a...

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    Suspense

    Mar-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...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-2006

    Joan has tried to live straight, but entanglement with a violent crime, followed by the swift and unpleasant eviction by her lover, leaves her with few choices. Stung by this cavalier treatment, and anxious the police will blame her for the incident,...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-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-...

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    Suspense

    Mar-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...

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    Suspense

    Sep-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 recei...

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    Suspense

    Apr-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 ...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-2004

    Crisis threatens a small British military post in the tiny African state of Maverisa, Hallelujah, is despatched to evaluate the ageing commanding officer's declining mental powers. Halleluhah is forced to relieve him of his command and lead the defen...

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    Suspense

    Jul-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. H...

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    Mystery

    Oct-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 buri...

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    Mystery

    Apr-2003

    Two young girls are kidnapped for ransom by a pair of desperate but naive builders, but the girls, who are just as anxious for money and independence, soon dominate the two men and set up a robbery of their own. When this happens to cut across a bigg...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2002

    Catapulted into the high-octane world of the oil business, Jill must fight to survive ... Intelligent and attractive, young graduate Jill Allbright is finding it difficult to get a job in the male dominated world of engineering. In desperation, she t...

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    Suspense

    Apr-2002

    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 com...

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    Mystery

    May-2001

    A Three Oaks Mystery -

    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 prec...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Dec-1999

    John Cunningham - 8

    John Cunningham, veteran gun-dog trainer, stumbles into a dog-switching scheme that ends up in blackmail and, eventually, murder. Mim, one of the litter of pups born at Three Oaks Kennels, is a throwback to Clunie, a champion with a strong and diffic...

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    Suspense

    May-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 d...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1998

    John Cunningham - 9

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-1997

    Keith Calder - 23

    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....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1996

    Keith Calder - 22

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Sep-1995

    John Cunningham - 7

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Aug-1995

    John Cunningham - 6

    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....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1995

    Keith Calder - 21

    A new mystery in the popular Keith Calder series, this time narrated by Calder's brother Ronnie and his niece Deborah, starts when Deborah and Ronnie trail a poacher in the Scottish Highlands and find a notorious murderer....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Mar-1994

    John Cunningham - 5

    A hit-and-run accident in the Scottish Highlands, which only a frightened cocker spaniel survives, followed by a bloody murder, leads dog-breeder Captain John Cunningham to a showdown with a heartless psychopath when he investigates the case....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1994

    Keith Calder - 20

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1993

    John Cunningham - 4

    During the Three Oaks dog championship in the Scottish Highlands, war hero and gun-dog-trainer John Cunningham notices evidence of abused dogs and must find the culprit when he realizes he has been framed for the dog beatings....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1993

    Keith Calder - 19

    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....

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1992

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1992

    Keith Calder - 17

    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....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1991

    A gamekeeper is found dead and it appears that he accidentally injected some poison into his hand whilst laying bait for birds of prey. Investigating the strange circumstances, solicitor Ralph Enterkin uncovers an illegal scheme run at the expense of...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1991

    Keith Calder - 18

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1990

    Keith Calder - 16

    One of Gerald Hammond's series of novels featuring the Calder family, and one which gives a new slant on their lives. A man disappears after being on a shoot with Deborah Calder, and Detective Sergeant Fellowes, who is already falling in love with he...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1990

    Keith Calder - 15

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1990

    John Cunningham - 3

    Beth and John discover the body of a man in the stream whilst on a wildfowling expedition. When the police ask them to look after a dog found wandering loose, a dog assumed to be that of the dead man, in the kennels which they run, they find themselv...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1989

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1989

    Keith Calder - 14

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1989

    John Cunningham - 1

    This crime novel is set in and around the world of dog breeding. John Cunningham invests in a property in the Lowlands where he can breed and train gundogs. He makes enemies in the dog breeding world and when murder is committed, he is the prime susp...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1989

    John Cunningham - 2

    During a visit with his fiance+a7e 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. By the author of In Camera. ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1988

    Keith Calder - 13

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1987

    Keith Calder - 12

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1987

    Keith Calder - 11

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1986

    Keith Calder - 10

    Robin Winterton was murdered when he disturbed an intruder. Keith Calder was summoned to the solicitor's office and reminded that he was executor to Winterton's estate. Keith took his duties very seriously - especially when he discovered that Winter...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1986

    Keith Calder - 9

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1985

    Keith Calder - 8

    Keith Calder struck a deal with Eddie Adoni for the overhaul of a load of Sterlings and Brownings, although he knew that Eddie's reputation as an arms dealer was mixed. But the lorry transporting the guns was hijacked outside Keith's workshop, leavi...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-1984

    Keith Calder - 6

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1984

    Keith Calder - 7

    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 ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Dec-1982

    Keith Calder - 5

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1982

    Keith Calder - 4

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Aug-1981

    Keith Calder - 3

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-1980

    Keith Calder - 2

    Written by Garald Hammond. Imagine returning to your parked car and finding a corpse in it. This is exactly what happened to Molly Calder, and the discovery sparks the beginning of a tense trail for Molly and her husband Keith. They have their work c...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1979

    Keith Calder - 1

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    General Fiction

    Lady P is a scientist, inventor, and engineer - but above all 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 a sailing boat belonging to her daughter....

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    After her grandfather died, Jane Faraday was left with his TVR. Overcoming personal tragedy, she fast becomes a skilled racing driver. Her ability and beauty soon bring success and media coverage. But fame is a fickle and dangerous ally, and Jane has...

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    General Fiction

    Amateur photographer Jenny Ambleton witnesses, and photographs, a terrible house fire in which a woman dies. She helps to prove that the accident was actually murder, but not everyone approves of her sleuthing. Why is a woman following her, and who i...

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    Suspense

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    Tony has been Amy's best friend since childhood but has always hoped there might be something more between them. Amy looks set to succeed in everything she tries and Tony is jealous. It takes a potentially fatal accident for Tony to realize that Amy ...

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    Suspense

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    Suspense

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    General Fiction

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