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Thompson, E. V. (Ernest Victor) 1931-2012

Overview
Works: 152 works in 667 publications in 5 languages and 16,611 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6070.H6647, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about E. V Thompson
 
Most widely held works by E. V Thompson
Harvest of the sun by E. V Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and German and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1846, a ship is bound for Australia. Aboard are Josh Retallick and Miriam Thackeray, prisoners destined for the convict settlements until they wreck on the Skeleton Coast of South Africa. Far from the brooding Bodmin Moor, Josh and Miriam find themselves in a strange and hostile land
Chase the wind by E. V Thompson( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh Retallick and Miriam go exploring the secret places and wild creatures of Bodmin Moor, unaware that fate is about to sweep them apart. But destiny brings them back together again and again through hard and bitter years when the forces of property and power fight to crush the sturdy mining folk who refuse, come what may, to see their spirits broken down
Republic! : a novel of Texas by E. V Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and German and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously published as : Cry once alone
Though the heavens may fall by E. V Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1856. When three men are murdered in Cornwall, Amos Hawke, a Cornish detective working from London's Scotland Yard, is sent to investigate. He finds lodgings with one of the murdered men's wives and her daughter, Talwyn. But while Amos's relationship with Talwyn gets off to a bad start, she is to prove crucial in helping him bring her father's killers to justice
Ben Retallick by E. V Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and German and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tin mines of Cornwall death is a constant companion to the working man. Ben Retallick has grown into a sturdy young man among the miners and fisherfollk. So when fate plays a cruel trick on him and steals away Jessie, his dark-eyed love, Ben journeys to find her again and while he knows nothing of her parentage he cares only for the day he will be able to make her his wife
Brothers in war by E. V Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1915: Ben Retallick, owner of Ruddlemoor, the largest clay workings in Cornwall, is asked by a War Office friend to provide two traction engines for a secret expedition. The plan is to take two gunboats overland from Cape Town to Lake Tanganyika - a journey of almost 3,000 miles - to wrest control of the lake from the Germans. Ben sends the engines with Sam Hooper, a young engineer. When Sam meets Maria, a Portuguese East African nurse, he sides with her in a confrontation against a group of racist white South Africans. Meanwhile, accused of being pro-German, Ben is arrested on circumstantial evidence provided by a business rival. However, Ben's release is secured by the influence of the beautiful Dr. Antonia St Anna
No less than the journey by E. V Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wesley Curnow, a young Cornish miner, arrives in the United States to seek an uncle who is working on the mines in Missouri. Taking passage on a boat from New York, bound for New Orleans, he meets up with a charismatic US marshal who is EN ROUTE to the western territories to bring law to the area. After a gun-fight with pirates on the Mississippi River and an encounter with an attractive half-Mexican croupier, Wes parts company with his companions only to find his uncle has been forced to move away. Wes faces a serious altercation with German miners, meets an old 'Mountainman' who teaches him proficiency with a revolver, and then faces a journey overland through inhospitable country. But can he survive the journey?
Beyond the storm by E. V Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the fiercest storm in living memory pounds the shores of 19th century Cornwall, wrecking ships and bringing death and destruction to seafarers and coastal communities, a young girl is found, barely alive, washed up among the rocks of a remote North Cornish cove
Paths of destiny by E. V Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1854 - the Crimean War is in full swing. Gideon, a navvy, is helping to organise a contract for a stretch of supply railway line there to transport guns and food to the soldiers. Back home in Cornwall, Alice is waiting for him. But does Gideon love her as much as she loves him?
Tomorrow is for ever by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost years by E. V Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornwall, 1914: Nineteen-year-old Perys Tremayne arrives at St Austell to stay with relatives at Heligan House, hoping to use his family connections to start a military career. Perys is a Tremayne, but only just: his illegitimacy brought disgrace to the family. The Tremaynes of Heligan are distant relatives, and remain so. His cousin Edward takes an instant dislike to Perys, and uses his influence to dash any hopes of his becoming an officer. Perys finds favour and friendship with the servants and locals. But just when his relationship with farm girl Annie Bray promises to flourish into romance, war breaks out and he leaves to join the Royal Flying Corps
The vagrant king by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As page to the future Charles II, Ralf experiences court intrigue and a doomed romance with an Irish Catholic complicit in an attempt to kidnap Charles
Fires of evening by E. V Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even before the outbreak of the Great War, with strike action compromising his position in the community and threatening the future of the China Clay industry, Ben is unsettled by the presence of his cousin Emma Cotton. Inspired by the blossoming Suffragette movement, it is a cause which takes her to London and a meeting with ardent campaigner Tessa Wren. As Emma and Tessa are plunged into the turmoil of driving ambulances to the front line in France, Ben's wife, Lily, resigned to dying in a Swiss clinic, pushes her husband towards this courageous new woman
Hawke's tor by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby son bring Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard to a tiny moorland village in nineteenth-century Cornwall, where the residents harbour dark secrets. The two policemen believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unravelling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. Is the answer to the mystery held by the young gypsy girl whose appearance on the scene has disturbing ramifications for Tom Churchyard?
Blue dress girl by E. V Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Chinese peasant girl is chosen as a concubine to Li Hung, she quickly learns the reality is far from honourable. She is sent away, but rescued from her Junk by a Royal Marine Second Lieutenant. When the young officer becomes involved in the Taiping Rebellion, their blossoming relationship looks doomed
Winds of fortune by E. V Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomasina, a maid in a 19th century Cornish household, is forced to flee when she is raped, then falsely accused of theft by a titled member of the family. Reunited with her charming but immoral childhood sweetheart, Jeffrey, she embarks with him on a brief but lucrative career of highway robbery on the roads of Cornwall and Bristol and remains undetected, protected by her sex. But what is the connection between Thomasina and the young boy shipwrecked and rescued unconscious from the cruel rocks of St Michael's Mount, island home of the St Aubyn family?
The bonds of Earth by E. V Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837 young Goran Trebartha, whose working life is divided between two farms, finds himself caught between two seemingly incompatible cultures. His problems are added to when life is further complicated by the arrival of a mine captain and all his female family
Churchyard and Hawke by E. V Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After taking a serious beating whilst engaged in unofficial undercover work in the murky streets and taverns of London's 19th century slums, Constable Tom Churchyard takes himself to Cornwall. Here, in spite of his injuries, he becomes right-hand man to Amos Hawke, now a senior Cornish policeman. His knowledge of the London rogues proves invaluable as Amos seeks to foil a gang of city thieves whose plan is to plunder the mansions of the Cornish gentry. When a brutal murder is committed during their investigations it proves far more complex than appears at first glance. Churchyard and Hawke i
The dream traders by E. V Thompson( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a historical adventure set in the South China Seas during the early years of the 19th century. It follows the fortunes and loves of Cornishman Luke Trewarne, who sailed to China to make his fortune and discovered a country torn apart by the riches and miseries of the opium trade
God's highlander by E. V Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reverend Wyatt Jamieson leaves eighteenth-century Glasgow to take up a ministry in Eskaig, a small village where strangers are distrusted. Slowly he gains the villagers' respect, and in turn falls for the fiery, high-spirited Mairi
 
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Alternative Names
E. V. Thompson britischer Schriftsteller

E. V. Thompson Brits schrijver (1931-2012)

E. V. Thompson écrivain britannique

E. V. Thompson English historical novelist

Munro, James 1931-

Munro, James 1931-2012

Thompson, E. V.

Thompson, Ernest V. 1931-2012

Thompson, Ernest Victor

Thompson, Ernest Victor 1931-

Thompson, Ernest Victor 1931-2012

Languages
English (240)

German (3)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Chase the windRepublic! : a novel of TexasThough the heavens may fallBen RetallickBrothers in warNo less than the journeyBeyond the stormPaths of destiny