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Sampson, Fay

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Works: 88 works in 197 publications in 4 languages and 4,758 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6069.A487, 823.914
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Publications by Fay Sampson
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Most widely held works by Fay Sampson
In the blood by Fay Sampson( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 496 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 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. When she's threatened by a sinister visitor to the house, the police are mysteriously unhelpful despite rumors that the owner may be a fascist who could be harboring a vile racist group on his estate
Those in peril by Fay Sampson( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 350 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 )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 345 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 wounded thorn by Fay Sampson( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 304 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
The overlooker by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 294 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 neighbour, Geoffrey, warns against their plans to research Nick's ancestors. It's not long before Suzie wonder if she should have heeded Geoffrey's ominous warning ... --Provided by publisher
The watch on Patterick Fell by Fay Sampson( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 184 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 113 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 )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"Deep in a mountain cave a witch is plotting mischief:"We need something small, something sly, to carry a spell . . . and then we shall see who reigns on the Black Mountain!"The kitten Shape-Shifter is her victim. But before the charm is complete, the kitten escapes. He flees, in a terrifying chase, caught in a spell gone wrong and a shape that he cannot control. He brings disaster even to those who want to help him. Is there another power that can break the spell" --Back cover
The hunted hare by Fay Sampson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 74 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
Finnglas of the horses by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Dangers and surprises, both painful and happy, lie ahead for Princess Finnglas as she searches desperately for her beloved horse
Finnglas and the stones of choosing by Fay Sampson( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 70 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
A free man on Sunday by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 59 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 58 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
Jenny and the wreckers by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The island pilgrimage by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A contemporary love story in the land of the Celtic saints
Chris and the dragon by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Herself by Fay Sampson( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Historisk romanserie som bygger på myten om Kong Arthur. Hovedpersonen er Arthurs halvsøster Morgan
Josh's panther by Fay Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
 
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Sampson, Fay
Languages
English (76)
Spanish (12)
Asturian (1)
Dutch (1)
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