"Sergeant Gonzalez, the son of his father?" is a rib-tickling novel that looks at the Guardia Civil (one of Spain's three police forces) located inland from the Costa Blanca. The good-looking, roguish, easy-going Sergeant Paco Gonzalez enjoys red wine, food, football and women. Life is good, especially with his fun-loving girlfriend Maria but. marriage? Gonzalez's job is a highway patrolman informing motorists of impending speeding fines. But he and his gay partner Fernandez are soon transferred to crime detection by their boss, the tough fearsome Captain Alonzo. Read about speeding fines, Germans, a fiesta, a robbery at a nudist club, the murder of the mysterious John Smith, the lowdown on Benidorm and Marbella, fraud at the local radio station, visiting Morocco and Vegas, growing your own cannabis, buying a ruin and even running a half marathon. Gonzalez is no grumpy Rebus, no scalpel-wielding Coldwell, no complex Christie. He is a new, humorous, refreshing character. Not for Gonzalez the use of fingerprints and DNA. More a study of fast cars, cocktails and beds.
Harry King was born and educated at Brechin, Scotland. His occupational career embraced senior positions in the textile, food and distribution industries. Retiring in 1999, he has written a series of non fiction books about moving to Spain. His also created the character SERGEANT GONZALEZ, a humorous Spanish cop, in the book of the same name. A sequel BAND OF '33 will soon follow
Harry's other activities include golf, hiking, singing, playing the guitar and Appalachian dulcimer
His website is www.harryking.es and e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org