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Thorpe, David

Overview
Works: 8 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 597 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Documentary films  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6058.A5928, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Thorpe
Publications by David Thorpe
Most widely held works by David Thorpe
Woman with a secret : a novel by Sophie Hannah( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Traffic on Elmhirst Road has come to a halt. The police are stopping cars, searching for something. Nicki Clements waits patiently, until she glimpses a face she hoped she'd never see again. It's him, and he's the cop checking each car. Desperate to avoid him, she makes a panicky U-turn and escapes. But Nicki's peculiar behavior did not go unnoticed, and now the police have summoned her for questioning. One simple answer could clear her. But she can't explain why she fled Elmhirst Road that day without revealing the secret that could ruin her. Nicki isn't guilty of murder. But she's far from innocent
The verdict by Nick Stone( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
When Terry Flynt gets the chance to defend a millionaire accused of murder, he knows the case could make his career--but the accused man is Flynt's greatest enemy. Can he defend a man who ruined his life?Terry Flynt is a struggling legal clerk desperately trying to get promoted when he is given the biggest opportunity of his career: to help defend a millionaire accused of murdering a woman in his hotel suite.The only problem is that the accused man, Vernon James, is not only someone he knows but someone he loathes. This case could potentially make Terry's career, but how can he defend a former friend who betrayed him?With the trial date looming, Terry delves deeper into Vernon's life and is forced to confront secrets from their shared past that could have devastating consequences for them both. For years he has wanted to witness Vernon's downfall, but with so much at stake, how can Terry be sure he is guilty? And what choices must he make to ensure that justice is done?
Into the darkest corner by Elizabeth Haynes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Utterly convincing in its portrayal of obsession, it is an ingeniously structured and plotted tour de force of suspense that marks the arrival of a major new talent
The golden scales by Parker Bilal( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Makana is a former police inspector who fled for his life to Cairo from his native Sudan seven years ago. Down on his luck and haunted by the past, he lives on a rickety Nile houseboat. When the notorious and powerful Saad Hanafi hires him to track down a missing person, Makana is in no position to refuse him
Blood & fire by Dan Scott( file )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A distinguished senator has gone into hiding after being accused of treachery, leaving his family to fend for themselves. His elder son Quintus has become a gladiator, while young Lucius works as a servant in the gladiator school. When the gladiator troupe is sent to Pompeii to take part in the games, Lucius is befriended by Valens, the sponsor of thw games, who offers to help him find his father. Meanwhile, strange rumblings and tremors are felt in the town, and a steer is warning that the 'end of days' is approaching. Can Quin survive his fights with the seasoned gladiators of Pompeii? And is Valens all he seems?
Boudica's treasures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Britain's legendary warrior-queen Boudica led an uprising against Roman occupation in 60 A.D. After a few victories, her army was slaughtered. But what happened to the surviving members of her tribe, the Iceni? This program describes archaeological work that is filling in the gaps in Boudica's story, focusing on a site in Norfolk which may provide some important clues. Following archaeologists Neil Faulkner (project director) and David Thorpe (excavation director) as they study recently discovered artifacts-- including gold coins, part of a chariot harness, and a heavy necklace designed for Brythonic royalty-- the program explores the intriguing theory that the dig site was a site of Iceni power"--Container
A death at the palace by M. H Baylis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Reporter Rex Tracey has just recovered from his affair with Lithuanian artist Milda Majauskas when she disappears. He's got other concerns, not least an anti-immigration group spreading hate across his beloved Tottenham, and a string of attacks on young women at the local beauty spot, Alexandra Palace. But when Rex himself becomes a suspect, he is forced to seek answers amongst the tea-houses and tower blocks of this little-glimpsed, ever-changing quarter of London
 
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English (22)
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