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Thompson, Kate 1956-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 337 publications in 7 languages and 23,231 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Diary fiction  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories  Bildungsromans  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T3715965, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Thompson
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )
38 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
The last of the high kings by Kate Thompson( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 3,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland's high kings help to make things right
Highway robbery by Kate Thompson( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a cold day in eightheenth-century England, a poor young boy agrees to watch a stranger's fine horse for a golden guinea but soon finds himself in a difficult situation when the king's guard appears and wants to use him as bait in their pursuit of a notorious highwayman
Creature of the night by Kate Thompson( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bobby lives a reckless life smoking, drinking, and stealing cars in Dublin. So his mother moves the family to the country. But Bobby suspects their cottage might not be as quaint as it seems. And spooky details of the history of their little cottage gradually turn Bobby into a detective of night creatures real and imagined
Switchers by Kate Thompson( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
The white horse trick by Kate Thompson( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late twenty-first century, dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible, and soon Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, partly because of a warlord who is a member of the Liddy family
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
Most wanted by Kate Thompson( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In first century Rome, in the turmoil after a rumor circulates that mad Emperor "Littleboots" is dead, young Marcus brings home a horse that the emperor had proclaimed a consul and his family decides they must treat it as an honored guest
Wild blood by Kate Thompson( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly before she turns fifteen and loses the power to "Switch," Tess spends time with her cousins in the Irish countryside trying out different animal forms, but when her cousins disappear in the woods she must face her fears to save them
Midnight's choice by Kate Thompson( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tess, who has the ability to change into animal form, must choose between good and evil as she tries to decide whether to "Switch" into a phoenix or a vampire for the rest of time
The beguilers by Kate Thompson( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When she comes of age Rilka sets out to capture a beguiler, one of the lightlike spirit creatures with mesmerizing powers that haunt the mountains above her village, and her quest reveals the secret of their origin
Origins by Kate Thompson( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christy 's souvenir stone from the yeti's cave proves to be fatal for many of the inhabitants of Fourth World leaving among the survivors a pair of genetically-altered twins whose eventual descendants face an uncertain future in a stone age world of nuclear devastation and disease
Fourth World by Kate Thompson( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Christie and his older stepbrother, Danny, travel to the home and mysterious laboratory of the elder boy's scientist mother, where they learn a shocking truth about the nature of her experiments
Only human by Kate Thompson( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A search for the elusive Yeti in the faraway Himalayas leads Christie and his stepbrother Danny to question their own humanity
The fourth horseman by Kate Thompson( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Should you believe what you see with your own eyes, even if it can’t be explained? Laurie is worried. Her father refuses to discuss the vision they have seen lurking by his science lab: glowing, dangerous-looking horsemen bearing bows and swords. Laurie is sure the horsemen are portents of doom. Are they somehow connected to her father’s mysterious genetic research? The recent bombings in Birmingham, England? The unrest in Shasakstan, a country ruled by a dictatorship and armed with nuclear weapons? And if these horsemen do pose a threat, is it too late for Laurie to stop them?
Annan Water by Kate Thompson( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael is inexplicably drawn to Annie, but a deep and mysterious river divides themMichael Duggan feels lost. After the death of his younger sister in a riding accident, his parents have relocated their family and their horse dealing business to Scotland. Days and nights are taken up with caring for the horses and ponies, showing them to buyers, and competing in shows. School is a blur--Michael has no friends and no clear sense of who he is. He feels completely alone in the world, until he meets Annie, a girl who, like him, seems to want to escape something, a girl who has some dark secrets. Michael desperately wants to be with Annie. But she lives on the opposite side of the treacherous Annan Water
Down among the gods a novel by Kate Thompson( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Greek god Hermes narrates this extraordinary novel of contemporary romance by award-winning author Kate Thompson "I have a story for you . . . It is a tale of immortals, acted by mortals." So begins this story of two lonely people who meet at an adult education class. Jessie Parker has just turned forty. Between the recent death of her mother and the local library's burning down, she feels bereft and adrift. Patrick Robinson, a journalist with artistic tendencies, is also searching for something. With the gods looking down upon them, Jessie and Patrick begin dating. Soon, they find themsel
The alchemist's apprentice by Kate Thompson( )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack's quest leads him on a quixotic set of travels which have a rollicking 'Tom Jones' feel to them. Eventually after both hardship and luxury, Jack finds himself with the enigmatic alchemist, Barnstable, dabbling in alchemy until finally he holds in his hand the precious and long awaited nugget but by that time, of course, it is too late
A perfect life by Kate Thompson( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living the dream by Kate Thompson( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Cleo Dowling the dream becomes a reality. She comes into serious money and takes herself off to the pretty village of Kilrowan in the west of Ireland to write a novel. But what happens when she becomes obsessed with her sexy neighbour? Dannie Moore's love life has always been complicated, but when film director Jethro Palmer chooses Kilrowan as the location for a blockbuster movie, the effect on her life is cataclysmic. Deirdre O'Dare leaves her husband Rory behind in LA to accompany her friend, movie star Eva Lavery, to Kilrowan. When the cat's away and all that...And although Deirdre is writing Eva's biography, it would appear that the actress is not telling the truth, the whole truth
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, K.
Thompson, Katharine Anna 1956-
トンプソン, ケイト
Languages
English (191)
German (9)
Spanish (5)
Czech (5)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
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