Delightful tales of rural life and crime set in the glorious Yorkshire countryside. You're Coming With Me Lad blends humour with real-life action for fans of Gervase Phinn.
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.
After a crazed swordsman threatens to take his head off, he finds himself confronting a knife-wielding couple bent on carving each other up. When a stag night turns ugly he ends up with the groom, the best man and the bride-to-be all banged up in the cells and the wedding just hours away.
With record-breaking floods and politicians to escort, will Mike find time woo the woman of his dreams?
Pannett, the James Herriot of policing, tiptoes his way through domestic issues, stag nights, and sword-wielding madmen bent on decapitation and tells his tales with warmth and humour. - Daily Express
Move over James Herriot and Gervase Phinn - there is a new name on the North Yorkshire literary block. - York Press
Mike Pannett is Yorkshire born and bred but on joining the police force moved down to London for a spell. By 1997 he had exhausted his batteries and moved back home, where he became a rural beat officer for 10 years.
In 2007 he resigned from the police force to set up his own business which provides entertainment centres for children under 12, themed on the Yorkshire countryside and its animals.
Mike lives with his family in a village just outside York.