Exploring Midsomer looks at the Towns and Villages at the Murderous Heart of England. The new book written by Chris Behan is published on 30th June 2012, £12.99 Paperback Original 978-0-7524-6223-3

Since it was first broadcast on British television in 1997, “Midsomer Murders” has become one of the most loved and long running dramas on television, instantly recognisable for its attractive backdrop at the heart of rural England. Situated in the Chilterns, the Thames Valley and the Vale of Aylesbury, the real villages of ‘Midsomer’ are areas of outstanding natural beauty, unparalleled by any other location in the country. This new and lavishly illustrated book reveals many of the stunning locations of this popular show, written by an expert who knows and loves ‘Midsomer’.

Exploring Midsomer takes the reader on a tour of the real Midsomer. From Amersham and Wallingford to Beaconsfield and Thame, Chris Behan has used his skill and intimate knowledge of the subject to create a book that is a must for fans of “Midsomer Murders” and all those who love this charming part of rural England.

  • Capturing the charm of these towns and villages far beyond the mere glimpses captured on television.
  • Lavishly illustrated with over 190 colour photographs taken in towns and villages from across the region.
  • Divided into chapters for easy Sunday Afternoon outings.
  • Written by a resident and lover of the real Towns and Villages of the fictional county of Midsomer

Chris Behan was born on Merseyside, educated at Wirral Grammar School and the University of Liverpool where he obtained a degree in Electronic Engineering. He is now retired after a successful career in engineering and executive recruitment. A Freeman of the City of London and a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, his hobbies include photography and producing an annual film for his Rotary Club, the Rotary Club of Haddenham and District. The Club, he maintains, is the real Rotary Club of Midsomer. He has lived in Midsomer for nearly 40 years.

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