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Padden, Graham

Overview
Works: 107 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 3,733 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  War stories  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Sagas  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PR6101.L45, 823.92
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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 691 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 200 libraries worldwide
It's 1819 and the last two years have been tough for Matthew Hervey, his beloved wife is dead and he turned his back on the cavalry regiment. Hervey travels to Rome with his sister and meets one of England's most controversial figures who reminds him of why he joined the Light Dragoons. He rejoins, and is assigned a new troop and horses. They must travel to India and advance through the jungle - unaware that a large number of Burmese warboats are awaiting their arrival
Man of war by Allan Mallinson( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 183 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
So many ways to begin by Jon McGregor( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 161 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
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( file )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 148 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
On His Majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( file )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 143 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
The Judas testament by Daniel Easterman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 139 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
Rest assured by Nicholas Rhea( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 101 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 North York moors
A close run thing by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
As the war against Bonaparte rages to its bloody end upon the field of Waterloo, a young officer goes about his duty in the ranks of Wellington's army. He is Cornet Matthew Hervey of the Sixth Light Dragoons - a soldier, gentleman and man of honour who suddenly finds himself allotted a hero's role
Dying to sin by Stephen Booth( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 74 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
The Liquidator by John Gardner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 61 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 61 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
An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 61 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
On his majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 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
The love secrets of Don Juan by Tim Lott( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 54 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 ten word game by Jonathan Gash( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 53 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
In the kitchen : a novel by Monica Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
In this story of the rich and fascinating London subculture of chefs and kitchen denizens, Gabriel Lightfoot, executive chef at the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, is trying to run a tight kitchen but his integrity--to say nothing of his sanity--is under constant challenge from the competing demands of an exuberant multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, business partners with whom he is secretly planning a move to a restaurant of his own, and a worker found dead in the kitchen's basement
The road to Kandahar by John Wilcox( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
In 1879 Captain Fonthill accepts the hazardous mission of riding into the Afghan hills to pass vital intelligence
Self assured by Nicholas Rhea( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 50 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 the Premier Assurance Association. With the business expanding Matthew has an office at the new house, and the mix of clients never fails to entertain. There was the lady who wanted to provide for her grandchildren's future - no problem, apart from their names - Henry II, George III and Elizabeth I. And why did the vicar want two bridesmaids to be insured before the wedding? Dolly and Daisy seemed to be very well-behaved shire horses
Company of spears by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 49 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
 
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Alternative Names
Graham, Errick
Languages
English (91)
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