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Padden, Graham

Overview
Works: 99 works in 256 publications in 1 language and 3,949 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  War stories  Military history  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Humorous stories  Domestic fiction  Naval history 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PR6063.A36615, 823.914
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Publications about Graham Padden
Publications by Graham Padden
Most widely held works by Graham Padden
Warrior by Allan Mallinson( file )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make war on neighbouring tribes in the south of the country, he knows that matters are perilous indeed
A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
When Hervey rejoins the Light Dragoons, they are sent to India, unaware that a large fleet of Burmese warboats await their arrival
On His Majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The year is 1829 and Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey has been promised command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. Before he can take up his post, however, there is a six-month assignment as an observer with the Russian army, an undertaking at the personal request of the commander-in-chief which Hervey feels obliged to fulfil
So many ways to begin by Jon McGregor( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Coventry museum curator David Carter cannot help but wish for more: that his wife would still be the ambitious and sparkling Scottish girl he once found so irresistible; that his job could live up to the promise it once held; that his daughter's arrival could have brought her parents closer. But a few careless words spoken by his mother's friend Julia have left David restless with the knowledge that his whole life has been constructed around an untruth
The Judas testament by Daniel Easterman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
It is only when he arrives in Moscow, to translate an ancient scroll, that John realizes that it contains the radical thoughts and beliefs of Jesus written in his own hand. He begins to wonder who, besides the Vatican, would want possession of the scroll, and why. He will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, even if it means the end of Christianity
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
1826: Napoleon Bonaparte is dead, the Congress of Vienna's work is done, and there is peace in Europe. However, in Portugal there is the scent of civil war in the air following the death of King John VI. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to make an assessment and lend support to the Portuguese queen. His place on the expedition is secured with the help and influence of his new friend, Lady Katherine Greville. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories
Man of war by Allan Mallinson( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The place is England; the year is 1827. The brave and noble Matthew Hervey is waging a desperate and bloody war--the very honour of his Sixth Light Dragoon regiment hanging precariously in the balance
Dying to sin by Stephen Booth( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
For decades, Pity Wood Farm has been a source of employment for poor workers passing through Rakedale, migrants with lives as abject as the labour they sought. But now it seems a far worse fate may have befallen some of those who came upon this isolated community. Routine building work at the farm has unearthed a grisly discovery: a human hand preserved in clay. When police dig up the farmyard, they find not one, but two bodies - and several years between their burials
Rest assured by Nicholas Rhea( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
North Yorkshire, 1950s. With a newly installed telephone and a car called Betsy to aid his fledgling business, Matthew Taylor continues his work for Premier Assurance in the wild landscape of the North York Moors. Matthew's customers include a newcomer who needs insurance for his model aeroplanes because he can't tell left from right, and a man whose water closet is demolished by a stolen car! He also attracts a motley collection of clients at his 'office' outside a local pub on market day ... not forgetting Crocky Morris, the much-loved, accident-prone pedlar
The love secrets of Don Juan by Tim Lott( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Daniel Savage is forty-five, divorced and hopeless at relationships. But he has a date and perhaps this time, against all the odds, it will be a success. It can't be that difficult - all he has to do is work out where he's been going wrong for the last thirty years. But perhaps it isn't his fault after all. Perhaps it's them - women
The Liquidator by John Gardner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Hand-picked for his talents by Mostyn, the suave, sadistic Second-in-Command of British Special Security, Boysie Oakes's job is to quietly murder potential Top Secret security risks - but is Boysie the right man for the job? Things begin to go wrong for Boysie when he takes Mostyn's secretary to the Cote D'Azur for a naughty weekend. What starts as a few days of seduction in the Mediterranean sun turns into a nightmare for Boysie as he becomes more and more embroiled in Operation Coronet
The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
1824, the Sixth Light Dragoons are still stationed in India, and the talk in the officers' mess is of war. The Burmese are increasingly challenging the Company's dominion, and skirmishes are becoming common on India's borders. A blaze looks set to flare, taking the surrounding provinces with it. With the threat of war on two fronts, British troops must intervene
The ten word game by Jonathan Gash( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The return of loveable rogue Lovejoy. After stealing one of his own forgeries from the Marquis of Gotham, Lovejoy is on the run. With the bounty hunter David Buddy hot on his trail, Lovejoy makes his way to Southampton in the hope of fleeing the country. He soon finds himself sailing away in the Melissa, one of the world's most luxurious cruise ships - not as a stowaway but as a legitimate passenger. Then Lovejoy discovers that his escape has been organized by a group of criminals intent on using his knowledge of fine arts for their own mysterious purposes
An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Christmas 1826 finds Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons alone and a prisoner. He is locked up in the notorious fortress of Badajoz, with little means of outside communication. He must escape, but as Hervey lays his plans his thoughts return to 1812, when as a young cornet he was with Wellington's Peninsular Army. Having survived the terrible retreat to Corunna, Hervey and the Sixth had gone on to endure three more years of fighting'only to be stalled at Badajoz. But what Hervey cannot know, as he paces his prison cell fourteen years later, is that in Lisbon, his close friends-including the beautiful Isabella Delgado-are rushing to his aid. And the escape they plan is audacious in the extreme
The road to Kandahar by John Wilcox( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In 1879 Captain Fonthill accepts the hazardous mission of riding into the Afghan hills to pass vital intelligence
Man of war by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The fifth season by David Docherty( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Dr Grace Adams is close to a breakthrough in her groundbreaking research into GM crops. She hopes her new strain of wheat will bring huge benefits to the starving people of Bangladesh. But Grace's involvement in GM foods has made her some dangerous enemies. People prepared to go to any lengths to put an end to her research. Realising she's in peril, Grace turns to the one person who can help: her old childhood friend, Sam Copeland, newly appointed director of the European Anti-Terrorist Unit. But, as he tries to protect Grace, Sam begins to fear he may have under-estimated the forces ranged against them
Company of spears by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
All looks set fair for Major Matthew Hervey: news of a handsome legacy should allow him to purchase command of his beloved regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. He is resolved to marry, and, rather to his surprise, the object of his affections - the widow of the late Sir Ivo Lankester - has readily consented. But he has reckoned without the opportunism of a fellow officer with ready cash to hand
Self-assured by Nicholas Rhea( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Matthew and Evelyn have now bought their new home, and a mortgage means there's no alternative but to work harder than ever before for Premier Assurance. With the business expanding Matthew has an office at the new house, and the mix of clients never fails to entertain
Under false colours by Richard Woodman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
In 1809, working undercover for the Admiralty's Secret Department, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater goes ashore disguised as a Merchant Marine shipmaster of low character. In London's dockland he encounters a known French agent in a brothel and advertises his plans to carry military cargo to Russia. Intended to drive a wedge between Napoleon and his new ally, Czar Alexander, Drinkwater's mission is disrupted by tempestuous weather and a lost escort - a gun-brig commanded by his friend and protege. Reaching the British-occupied island of Helgoland, Drinkwater embarks on a bold course of action that is not endorsed by the Admiralty
 
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Alternative Names
Graham, Errick
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English (86)
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