Devil s due procter maurice. Maurice Procter Bibliography of First Edition Books 2019-01-29

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Devil in Moonlight (Murder Room) Procter, Maurice

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In his novels Granchester was an industrial city in the north of England. Maurice married the youngest daughter, Winifred, in 1933 at Saint Mary's Church, Lister Lane, Halifax. Author Biography Born in Nelson, Lancashire, Maurice Procter attended the local grammar school and ran away to join the army at the age of fifteen. Because of this we take care in describing the condition of each book in as much detail as possible, images provided are of the actual book. One of the ex-policeman author's series of police procedural novels featuring Detective Chief Inspector Harry Martineau, set in the fictional city of Granchester. An anonymous telephone call reports two murders and a bank robbery, and the following day an advertisement in the local paper reports that £10,000 in notes has been found in the street.

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Devil's Due by Procter, Maurice

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Description Description 'The door was open. His parents were Rose Hannah and William Procter who also had two other sons named Emmot and Ned. Much of his work was written in the study of his home in Willowfield Road, though in later years he and his wife spent part of the year in Spain and Gibraltar. In 1927 Maurice joined the police as a constable in Halifax, Yorkshire. After the army Maurice worked briefly as a weaver in a Lancashire cotton mill. He began writing fiction whilst a serving police offer, his first book No Proud Chivalry was published in 1947 and as soon as he was earning an income from writing he resigned from the police force.

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Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Foldout

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He was credited with an ability t Sometimes credited as Maurice Proctor. In his novels Granchester was an industrial city in the north of England. In total Maurice served in the Halifax police force for 19 years, remaining a constable throughout the time. Maurice Procter died in The Royal Halifax Infirmary in 1973. Light tanning and thumb marking throughout. Binding is firm with no loose pages. He was born in Nelson, Lancashire, England.

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Maurice Procter

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During the war Maurice was transferred from King Cross to Mixenden police station. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing, scuffing and creasing. Maurice and Winifred and had one child, a son who they named Noel. Procter was married to Winifred, and they had one child, Noel. Some light marking and staining. When not writing Maurice enjoyed his hobbies which were reading, gardening, playing cards, motor cycling and socialising with friends. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing, scuffing and creasing.

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Devil's Due by Maurice Procter

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Light tanning and thumb marking throughout. At that time a policeman was not allowed to serve in his home town, so this meant he had to leave his home town of Nelson. He was credited with an ability to write exciting stories while using his experience to create authentic detail. For most of his life in Halifax Maurice and his family lived at 20 Willowfield Road, in the Pye Nest area of Halifax and only a short distance from the King Cross police station. In those days Mixenden was just a small village, so Maurice was the village bobby and he and his wife lived in the police house for 5 years.

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Maurice Procter

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At that time a policeman was not allowed to serve in his home town, so this meant he had to leave his home town of Nelson. Maurice Procter born 4 February 1906 — 1973 was an English novelist. In 1927 he joined the police in Yorkshire and served in the force for nineteen years before his writing was published and he was able to write full time. In 1927 he joined the police in Yorkshire and served in the force for nineteen years before his writing was published and he was able to write full-time. Procter is best known for his series of police procedural novels featuring Detective Chief Inspector Harry Martineau of the Granchester City Police. During the war Maurice was transferred from King Cross to Mixenden police station. Red and white photographic cover with black lettering.

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About Maurice Procter

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Some light marking and staining. He began writing fiction whilst a serving police offer, his first book No Proud Chivalry was published in 1947 and as soon as he was earning an income from writing he resigned from the police force. At that time Halifax had its own police force, including its own chief constable and its own headquarters on Harrison Road near to the town centre, so there were fewer opportunites for postings to different parts of the police force than there are today. Light page scuffing with some dog-eared corners. When not writing Maurice enjoyed his hobbies which were reading, gardening, playing cards, motor cycling and socialising with friends. Maurice married the youngest daughter, Winifred, in 1933 at Saint Mary's Church, Lister Lane, Halifax.

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Maurice Procter

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He gazed at an open safe, and then he turned his head slightly to observe a heap of stained brown gabardine which lay on the floor. It was an untidy sight, even though the legs and feet which protruded from it were expensively trousered and immaculately shod. Sorry, Maurice, but there are just too many writers around who are more interesting. The family lived in Charles Street, Nelson and Maurice attended Nelson Grammar School before running away to join the army at age 15. Because of this we take care in describing the condition of each book in as much detail as possible, images provided are of the actual book.

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Maurice Procter

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He attended the local grammar school and ran away to join the army at the age of fifteen. For more information, please see our page. Chief Inspector Martineau believes that local Granchester mobster boss Dixie Costello is mixed up in the affair - and a woman known to police as 'Annie the Acrobat' is attracting a lot of a An anonymous telephone call reports two murders and a bank robbery, and the following day an advertisement in the local paper reports that £10,000 in notes has been found in the street. Experiencing police procedure at first hand provided the realism in Procter's work, that many reviewers praised. McCool stood in the doorway and switched on the light. Later he lodged at 24 Cromwell Street, Halifax with local electrician Arthur Edwin Blakey and his wife Isabella who was in service, working as a cook at Heathfield House, Rishworth, near Halifax. He was born in Nelson, Lancashire, England.

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