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

Overview
Works: 146 works in 718 publications in 5 languages and 17,333 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction 
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 )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and German and held by 654 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 631 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 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1856. When three men are murdered in Cornwall, Scotland Yard sends a local man to investigate. He finds lodgings with one of the murdered men's wives and her daughter. He is off to a bad start with the young woman but she soon proves to be crucial in helping him bring her father's killers to justice
Ben Retallick by E. V Thompson( Book )

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

In the tin mines of Cornwall, during the early nineteenth century, death is the constant companion. Ben Retallick has grown to sturdy manhood among the miners and fishermen, through the hard and hungry years when blood was often the price of bread. When cruel fate steals away Jesse, his love, Ben searches for her, yearning to make her his wife
Brothers in war by E. V Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornwall 1915. In Britain, men and women are still reeling from the outbreak of the Great War. for ben Retallick, owner of the great Ruddlemoor clayworks in Cornwall, the conflict will affect all that he has ever known as his life becomes entwined in a saga of suspicion, secrecy and troubles - in love as well as war
No less than the journey by E. V Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 444 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 )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 440 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornwall, 1854. When Reverend Alfred Markham dies of a sudden heart attack his housemaid Alice Rowe is worried she will have to return to the workhouse. She meets Gideon Davey and just as their relationship starts to get serious he receives an offer to go to Crimea to build a railway to help British troops
Tomorrow is for ever by E. V Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vagrant king by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 381 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

One of a series of novels featuring the Retallick family, and set among the Cornish mining communities. Josh and Miriam Retallick - and their grandson Ben - seem almost a part of the wild and rugged Cornish landscape of 1910, but a revolutionary spirit of change is sweeping across the country
Hawke's tor by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 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?
The lost years by E. V Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 379 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
Blue dress girl by E. V Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Chinese peasant girl is chosen as a concubine to Li Hung, Chief Customs Officer for the bustling port of Canton, her parents tell her it is a great honour - but the seedy reality is far from honourable. After an incident with a lecherous British trader she is sent away and is injured during the voyage when a British man-o'-war fires at the junk in which she is travelling. Second Lieutenant Kernow Keats, a Royal Marine from the man-o'-war, boards the junk and, moved by the plight of the fragile young girl, makes arrangements to take her to a mission hospital in Hong Kong where their romance blossoms. However, a love affair between a British officer and a Chinese peasant girl is unthinkable in 1857, and when Kernow becomes inextricably involved in the vicious war being waged by the Chinese Taiping rebels it seems their love is doomed
Churchyard and Hawke by E. V Thompson( Book )

9 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 )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The opium trade involved Britain in one of the most shameful wars of all time, just as it reached out from Hong Kong to threaten the very throne of China's all-powerful emperor. Young Cornishman Luke Trewarne is in the Far East to make his fortune but his plans are threatened by his ideals, together with a growing love for China, its people and a beautiful Chinese boat-girl. Challenged by the brutal intrigues of those with the most to gain from the squalor and degradation of the opium trade, Trewarne finds an ally in the Tartar hero of China's 'Bannermen' army. Together, they meet with both triumph and disaster." --Publisher
The music makers by E. V Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the troubled countryside of Ireland, the 1840s are harrowing years; the seasons when potato crops fail and the gaunt specter of hunger stalks the landscape. Against this stark world stands Liam McCabe, one-time fisherman of Kilmar, now turning his hand to politics to offer his countrymen the thing they need most: a glimmer of hope. Never far away are the women in Liam's life: Kathie, the fiddler's winsome daughter, and Caroline, a dazzling lady of the aristocracy. But Liam will need more than just their support as he confronts new and dangerous enemies, spinning a web of corruption across his tormented nation."--Provided by publisher
God's highlander by E. V Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Reverend Wyatt Jamieson arrives to find his new parish of Eskaig torn apart by the greed of the local factor. He discovers he has to fight their suspicions of him, and also falls in love with Mairi, a local woman."
 
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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 (255)

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