Mike Pennett ist ein britischer Polizist, der nach durchaus hochkarätigen Positionen die Sehnsucht nach dem ländlichen Leben in Yorkshire hatte. Und schnell entdeckt hat, dass auch die Ermittlung auf dem Land nicht ganz so ohne ist und seither amüsante Bücher darüber schreibt.
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Policing rural Yorkshire is a far cry from Mike’s old job hunting down drug gangs and knife crime in Central London. Settled back in his native Yorkshire, the former Metropolitan Policeman finds that life as a rural beat bobby is no picnic.
Der zweite Band der Erinnerungen. “A super book that is easy to read and you just can’t wait to read each chapter as they are all different, lovely to get an idea about the country side.“ (Rezensentin) (97 Rezensionen / 4,6 Sterne), 352 Seiten noch günstig?
A casual remark about a barn with blacked-out windows leads him to an isolated farmhouse where skunk cannabis is being cultivated on an industrial scale, and at the height of the holiday season a young girl is attacked at a local theme park.
Der dritte Band der Erinnerungen. “Pannett continues to tell his tales of crime, police work, and personal life in North Yorks with endearing honesty and passion.“ (Rezensent) (93 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 356 Seiten noch günstig?
When a drug dealer targets the towns and villages of Ryedale, Mike launches an investigation that will uncover nationwide connections. News of a proposed ban on hunting with dogs raises hackles amongst his friends and contacts, threatening to put him in the firing line. And, as he starts working towards his sergeant’s exams, there’s trouble on the home front.
Der vierte Band der Erinnerungen. “The case histories are interesting in themselves and the scenic descriptions of the dales and fells make you wish you were living in Yorkshire with a white rose in your buttonhole.“ (Rezensent) (103 Rezensionen / 4,9 Sterne), 404 Seiten noch günstig?
Mike is called to investigate a series of burglaries, which are sending shock waves through the area. Remote farmhouses appear to be the targets, which stretches Mike’s small team to the limits. Then, as winter sets in, two dogs are found running loose – Mike fears the owner has gone missing in the dreadful weather and is forced to call on a full-scale search.
Der vierte Band der Erinnerungen. “With an easy wit, and a very human side to him Mike is just the sort of copper you’d like helping you, unless you’re a criminal of course and it would no doubt be no more Mr Nice Guy.“ (Rezensentin) (114 Rezensionen / 4,9 Sterne), 289 Seiten noch günstig?