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Sampson, Fay

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Works: 80 works in 178 publications in 4 languages and 4,897 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6069.A487, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Fay Sampson
In the blood by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Suzie Fewings is a keen family history researcher. She's delighted when she discovers an ancestor with the same name as her teenage son. But what she finds out about the seventeenth-century Thomas casts a darker shadow than she expected. When her own Tom's girlfriend is found dead in mysterious circumstances, Suzie finds it hard to suppress her growing fears that Tom has inherited more than a name from his predecessor.--From publisher's description
A malignant house by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Suzie Fewings, a keen family history researcher, is delighted to be given access to a chest of old documents at the local stately home, Hereward Court. She tries to ignore disturbing rumours about the owner, Floridus Hereward, but when she's threatened by a sinister visitor to the house, the police are bafflingly unhelpful
Those in peril by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Suzie Fewings is intrigued when her husband Nick inherits a portrait of his famous lifeboatman great-grandfather, and travel to St. Furseys to find out more about it where they wind up investigating a different case after their daughter and niece disappear
Father unknown by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"Keen family history researcher Suzie Fewings is working on her family tree when she meets American Prudence Clayson. Prudence has come to England to find her Puritan ancestors, but is shocked to discover that one of her ancestors was born out of wedlock, to an unmarried mother, in a 'bastardy bond'. Suzie helps her to come to terms with this and offers to assist her with her research--and while they discover more about the treatment of unmarried mothers in previous centuries, Suzie reveals some startling discoveries on her own tree. But soon Suzie has problems in the present day--when she starts to suspect that Millie, her teenage daughter, might be pregnant. But the truth may be darker than she fears ..."--Page [2] of jacket
The overlooker by Fay Sampson( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
"Suzie Fewings, a keen family-history researcher, is delighted when her husband, Nick, catches the genealogy bug and whisks his family off to Lancashire to meet his oldest living relative, Martin, only to find him in hospital, too frail to receive visitors. Martin's daughter, Thelma, insists they stay, but her unsettling religious neighbor, Geoffrey, warns against their plans to research Nick's ancestors. It's not long before Suzie wonders if she should have heeded Geoffrey's ominous warning ..."--Provided by publisher
The wounded thorn by Fay Sampson( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Recently retired teacher Hilary decides that the best way to stop herself worrying about her husband, who's away doing voluntary work in war-torn Gaza, is to distract herself with a holiday. She invites her good friend Veronica, a recent widow, to accompany her on a trip to Glastonbury, to see the ancient sights. The pair are saddened to discover that the sacred Glastonbury Thorn tree has been severely damaged, and they wonder whether other local sites are under threat too. But even they are unprepared for the shocking discovery Hilary makes at the Chalice Well: an abandoned bag, containing a bomb ... Who is to blame? A foreign tourist? An eccentric pagan author? Or an angry local who resents that a Christian place has been 'overun' by other beliefs? Hilary and Veronica just want to be on holiday, but they can't help but be sucked in to the investigation
Beneath the soil by Fay Sampson( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Suzie Fewings and her family are on a family-history trip when they hear a gunshot, and encounter a local farmer and his wife, who seem strangely agitated. Two days later, the wife is dead. Suzie is convinced there's more to this than meets the eye, but the police don't seem interested, and Suzie soon feels like she's being watched
The watch on Patterick Fell by Fay Sampson( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The lives of two top-level scientists involved in nuclear waste disposal and their two teenage children are drastically altered by wide-spread public concern for nuclear safety
Pangur Bań : the white cat by Fay Sampson( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
When Brother Niall throws a stool at Pangur Ban, the abbey cat, and kills a prince, they flee the king's vengeance, followed by Princess Finnglas and her horse, Melisant, and fall into the hands of the Sea Witch, where only the mysterious Arthmael can save them
Shape-Shifter : the naming of Pangur Bán by Fay Sampson( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Finnglas and the stones of choosing by Fay Sampson( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Named heir to the throne by her dying father, Finnglas of the Horses takes part in a series of ordeals to prove her worthiness against her rivals and the chief druid, aided by Pangur Ban, Brother Niall, and the mystical dolphin, Arthmael
Finnglas of the horses by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
When Princess Finnglas determines to find her horse, Melisant, accompanied by Pangur Ban and Brother Niall, the mystical dolphin Arthmael sends her to an isle of starving horses, into the clutches of his enemy, King Jarlath, and his wolf warriors, and to the rescue of a slave
The hunted hare by Fay Sampson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"The hamlet of Pennant Melangell consists of a church and a few cottages and lies in a mountainous part of North Wales that is so remote that it is, even today, only barely accessible to cars. It is the ancient pilgrimage site for the medieval Saint Melangell and is still visited by those seeking healing. The Davison family has come to Pennant Melangell seeking spiritual refuge as their family faces the reality of Jenny Davison's terminal cancer. Jenny and Aidan have visited before, but this is the first time they have brought their daughter, seven-year-old Melangell, to the place which inspired her name."--Publisher
The island pilgrimage by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A free man on Sunday by Fay Sampson( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Edith maakt van nabij mee hoe haar vader en zijn vrienden opkomen voor het recht om ook in de Engelse heuvels te mogen wandelen
Death on Lindisfarne by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"Twice each day the holy island of Lindisfarne is cut off from the mainland by the incoming tide. Slight and ginger-bearded, Aidan the photographer and accidental sleuth brings his inquisitive eight-year-old daughter Melangell to the retreat centre on Lindisfarne. There they meet Lucy, a young Methodist minister with a painful past, who is running a course on Northumbrian saints. When one of the course members is found dead on the beach, suspicion falls on one guest, then another. Or could the tides have allowed a murderer to come from the mainland? Then someone from Lucy's previous life makes a most unwelcome appearance ..."--Publisher's website
Chris and the dragon by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Herself by Fay Sampson( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Historisk romanserie som bygger på myten om Kong Arthur. Hovedpersonen er Arthurs halvsøster Morgan
Jenny and the wreckers by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The sorcerer's daughter by Fay Sampson( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Sarba, a daughter of Lord Cozuman, the High Sorcerer of the Yadu, hates and fears the Xerappan people whose land the Yadu have taken, but after meeting Yaduians who are sympathetic to the Xerappans, she begins to question her allegiances
 
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Sampson, Fay
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English (76)
Spanish (12)
Asturian (1)
Dutch (1)
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