Gentleman Hunter: Retracing Jim Corbett's Hunts For The Great Man-Eating Cats Of India And Nepal by Peter Byrne (2007) retraces Jim Corbett's hunts for the famous man-eating tigers and leopards of India and Nepal. Peter Byrne is an ex-professional big game hunter who lived and hunted man-eaters in the same areas as Corbett did so many years ago and who actually went to the places where Jim Corbett shot his man-eaters. 'Gentleman Hunter' is full of stories that illustrate the bravery and valour that exemplified Corbett the man and Corbett the hunter.
Shikari Sahib by Peter Byrne (2002) is the same book as 'Gentleman Hunter' which is the US published deluxe version.
Hunting In The Mountains And Jungles Of Nepal by Peter Byrne (2012) is a collection of stories and anecdotes from some of the seventy-two shikars Peter Byrne conducted in the 1950s and 1960s for tigers and other Nepalese game which he considers his most memorable hunts.
Gone Are The Days: Jungle Hunting For Tigers And Other Game In India And Nepal, 1948-1969 by Peter Byrne (2001) is the account of the author's adventures in India and Nepal hunting tigers, elephants and leopards. He hunted tiger right up till the closure of tiger hunting in 1969. His exploits in the Terai (forested southlands of Nepal) included encountering a man-eating tiger which was eventually killed by a train. This is the story about a time that now is completely gone, when tigers, gaurs, leopards, sambar deer and many other jungle denizens were plentiful.
A Fortunate Life by Peter Byrne (2017) is the author's autobiography which includes World War II service in the Royal Air Force, tea planting in north India, big game hunting in southern Nepal, yeti hunting in the high Himalayas, international professional river running and bigfoot hunting in the Pacific NW of the USA. This book is titled as Volume 2 but all editions seem to have the same content and synopsis.
Maneater! by Peter Byrne (2016) is a history of man-eating tigers and leopards in India and Nepal from the turn of the century to the present day. It book includes references to Jim Corbett, the legendary man-eater hunter.
Tula Hatti: The Last Great Elephant by Peter Byrne (1991) is the story of the author's search for the elephant through dense jungles and grasslands, which culminated in several encounters with the elusive Tula Hatti. He was the largest known Asian Elephant alive then in 1988. Tula Hatti, which means 'great elephant', stood at eleven feet tall and weighed an estimated nine tons. Several editions of this book were published and the 2008 edition includes an epilogue about the death of Tula Hatti.
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