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Gavin Scott Books In Order

Publication Order of Duncan Forrester Mystery Books

The Age of Treachery (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Age of Olympus (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Small Soldiers (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Adventures of Toby Wey (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Gavin Scott is one of the noteworthy writers from The United Kingdom, who is popular for writing historical fiction, thriller, and crime fiction novels. He is also a well known broadcaster and the author of Emmy award winning mini series comprising of several standalone books. Author Gavin is believed to have directed and produced over 200 short films and documentaries for the BBC and for commercial TV in UK. This was followed by an assignment in the US for scripting and developing an Indiana Jones film with George Lucas. Currently, Gavin is busy with the writing and development of an action adventure set at the time of Second World War, which is being produced by Sony Pictures. Author Gavin has written and directed a New Zealand film called Battle of the Treasure Island. This film had Randy Quaid in the lead role and was made by the Limelight Films production company. Another well known script that Gavin wrote is for ‘Absolutely Anything’, that featured Kate Beckinsale and Simon Pegg as the lead actors. Gavin and Terry Jones collaborated together for writing the script. Currently, Gavin is in talks with the Archetype Productions for producing his supernatural adventure called Lost Squad. Author Gavin is also working with a German production company called Gruppe 5, for which he is expected to write a 10 part series based on a woman named Dona Gracia Nasi. She lived in the 16th century and was a Schindler, who carried out negotiations with Sultans, Emperors, and Popes. Dona also set up an escape route, several colonies, and also saved numerous Jews from getting inquisitioned. Gavin has created and produced a science fiction adventure series, which was telecast all over the world. As a prominent figure in modern world, author Gavin has given many appearances on talk shows and TV programs. One such show is the ‘Deadliest Warrior’, for which he was called to speak about his views about Arab Revolt.

Gavin has even featured in the television series of Ridley Scott and in a few British documentaries related to Harry Potter and Jules Verne. As far as the personal life of author Gavin is concerned, his birth took place in Hull, Yorkshire, in 1950. In 1961, he moved to New Zealand along with his family. When he was 17 years old, Gavin spent 12 months volunteering for a teaching campaign in the Borneo jungles. He was involved in teaching the head-hunters’ children. After this, he enrolled himself at the Victoria University at Wellington Polytechnic and studied political science and history. Gavin came back to Britain in 1973 by traveling through Kashmir, Sri Lanka, Iran, and Afghanistan. For some time, he has worked for a housing charity called Shelter in Britain. Later, Gavin began working for the Education Supplement of London Times. He also wrote some feature for the Times from this base. Author Gavin spent around 5 years working as a program anchor and reporter for the BBC Radio. From 1990 onwards author Gavin started making films for the television channel’s Newsnight. He used to cover political and literary subjects. The people among Gavin’s interviewees include John Fowles, J.B. Priestley, Iris Murdoch, and Christopher Isherwood. After this, Gavin started making documentaries based on culture and science. It was at this point of time in his life that author Gavin attempted to write novels. He started with Hot Pursuit and then went on to write many more interesting novels like Small Soldiers, which was listed as a bestseller.

One of the initial books written by Gavin Scott is entitled ‘The Adventures of Toby Wey’. It was released by the Createspace publication in 2009. In this novel, author Gavin has described an extraordinary story set in the pre-Victorian era of England. The book tells the story of a young and determined farm boy living in Kent, who saves the life of Charles Dickens. The boy prevents Charles from turning into a worker at a factory. Later, the boy goes on to operate the infamous chess playing mechanical Turk and takes on the underworld of London. The farm boy also plays an important role in the steam engine’s invention. Author Gavin has introduced this adventurous boy as Toby Wey. In the later parts of his life, Toby Wey takes part in various rebellions and organizes a successful rebellion which finds its way into the history of Britain. On the whole, the story looks like a roller coaster ride that goes on to lay the foundation of the modern times. Through Toby Wey’s adventures, author Gavin has tried to give an insight into the historical events from the pre-Victorian times. This book was highly praised by the critics and the readers all across the globe. The tremendous success gave a lot of boost to author Gavin and it motivated him to write a number of other such interesting books. The critics praised Gavin and appreciated his efforts in bringing up a mind blowing story. Such reviews helped the book to do more business and it eventually allowed it to become even more popular. Gavin’s popularity as an author also increased to a great extent because of the immense success of this novel.

Another popular book that author Gavin wrote in his writing career is known as ‘The Age of Treachery’. This book was released by the Titan Books in the year 2016. The story revolved around the lead character named Duncan Forrester. At the beginning of this book, Gavin has depicted the winter season of the year 1946. After serving for many years in the war, the former Special Ops Esecutive agent, Duncan Forrestor, returns back to the Oxford College to complete his studies. He joins as a junior Fellow of Ancient History. However, his hopes of having a peaceful life after returning back from war are shattered when a notorious Fellow is discovered dead. His dead body is found with multiple stabs. It is also found that the Fellow was pushed down from the window and landed in quad. After the initial investigation, the police arrests a don based on suspicion. But, Duncan Forrester does not think that the police have caught the right person. He knows that the killer is still roaming freely in the college. Therefore, he begins his own hunt of the real killer and tries to work out the clues and evidences that he comes across in the process. Duncan plunges too deep into the mystery of the case and uncovers the involvement of Satanic rituals, lost sagas of Vikings, and an espionage from the wartime. When the killer learns about Duncan’s efforts into solving the mystery, he tries to cause obstacles in his path. But, Forrester does not lose his hope and determination. He continues to investigate and finally ends up catching the true murderer.

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