Constable in the Farmyard

Constable in the Farmyard


scottish, , first-read

Happily settled into life in the idyllic village of Aidensfield should be the dream of any constable…

How much crime can this village really have?

Much more than you would believe possible…

Constable Nick Rhea is kept on his toes chasing down the phantom milk bottle thief.

Not exactly a crime of the century but it is causing uproar among the locals.

Catching this perpetrator will certainly be a victory for him, and the milkman who was originally blamed for not delivering the milk.

Throw in a few more bizarre crimes, committed by a wide array of quirky characters, and you know you are in for another great collection of memoirs.

Burglars caught red-handed, or rather, covered in ketchup.

Farm animals escaping to cause mayhem.

Dealing with Tabitha whose inability to remember the day lands her in trouble.

Then the more challenging problems of marital disagreements regarding burial plots, and a retired farmers wish to keep him sheepdog.

Can Constable Nick keep the peace, along with his sanity, whilst patrolling the village?

Especially when one of the farmers wishes to introduce a nudist retreat on part of his land?

Constable in the Farmyard is as hilarious as it is gripping, revealing all the daily struggles of a humble country copper in a way that will keep you hooked until the very end.

Praise for Nicholas Rhea

‘Splendid reading.’ – Police Journal

‘It’s original, it’s funny…one of life’s little pleasures.’ – Yorkshire Post.

Nicholas Rhea, now retired, spent 30 years in the force, having started as a Police Cadet for the North Riding Constabulary. His best-known work, the Constable series, provided the inspiration for the hugely popular TV series, Heartbeat and he remained involved with the series as a consultant until filming ended in 2009.

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  • Jenny

    Constable in the Farmyard is book twenty-three of the Constable Nick Mystery by Nicholas Rhea. Constable Nick Rhea of Aidensfield keeps this beautiful village safe. However, someone is destroying the ...

  • Ionia

    This book of fictional memoirs was fun to read. No heavy handed murder mysteries here, but a cute collection of oddities that I think most people who love this series will enjoy. Some of my favourite ...

  • Candace

    Great story!Good reading! Nicholas Rhea has interesting stories, you should read his books, you will like them! Good to know what happened on his patch. Try them you will like them. ...

  • Paula Corregan

    Good book!This book was fun to read as well as interesting. I never tire of reading the fascinating anecdotes of Constable Nick. I highly recommend this book to other readers of police procedurals. ...

  • SherleyB

    Just as good as the TV series but more fun as your imagination can work overtime,fun to read book, looking forward to reading more books......

  • Diana

    Book received from NetGalley.I have been devouring this series. The book can be read as a standalone, the author does really well at keeping new readers up with the occasional backstory needed in the ...

  • Margaret Jones

    Fun readVery interesting stories of the Yorkshire county Lots of description of the scenery and the people Loved the sheep. dog on the bus. Well written and edited. A nice gentle book about the cops l...

  • Janet

    How much crime can Aidensfield really have? Much more than you would believe possible, not the dark & dangerous crimes often portrayed in crime novels.Constable Nick Rhea is kept on his toes chasing d...