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Thompson, Kate 1956-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 330 publications in 3 languages and 22,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Fantasy fiction  Diary fiction  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories  Domestic fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.T3715965, [FIC]
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Publications about Kate Thompson
Publications by Kate Thompson
Most widely held works by Kate Thompson
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3,314 libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
The last of the high kings by Kate Thompson( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,079 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland's high kings help to make things right
Highway robbery by Kate Thompson( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,760 libraries worldwide
On a cold day in eightheenth-century England, a poor young boy agrees to watch a stranger's fine horse for a golden guinea but soon finds himself in a difficult situation when the king's guard appears and wants to use him as bait in their pursuit of a notorious highwayman
Creature of the night by Kate Thompson( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,455 libraries worldwide
Bobby lives a reckless life smoking, drinking, and stealing cars in Dublin. So his mother moves the family to the country. But Bobby suspects their cottage might not be as quaint as it seems. And spooky details of the history of their little cottage gradually turn Bobby into a detective of night creatures real and imagined
Switchers by Kate Thompson( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster through their ability to switch into animal forms.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The white horse trick by Kate Thompson( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
In the late twenty-first century, dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible, and soon Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, partly because of a warlord who is a member of the Liddy family
Most wanted by Kate Thompson( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
In first century Rome, in the turmoil after a rumor circulates that mad Emperor "Littleboots" is dead, young Marcus brings home a horse that the emperor had proclaimed a consul and his family decides they must treat it as an honored guest
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( file )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
Midnight's choice by Kate Thompson( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Tess, who has the ability to change into animal form, must choose between good and evil as she tries to decide whether to "Switch" into a phoenix or a vampire for the rest of time
Wild blood by Kate Thompson( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Shortly before she turns fifteen and loses the power to "Switch," Tess spends time with her cousins in the Irish countryside trying out different animal forms, but when her cousins disappear in the woods she must face her fears to save them
The beguilers by Kate Thompson( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
When she comes of age Rilka sets out to capture a beguiler, one of the lightlike spirit creatures with mesmerizing powers that haunt the mountains above her village, and her quest reveals the secret of their origin
Fourth World by Kate Thompson( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Christie and his older stepbrother, Danny, travel to the home and mysterious laboratory of the elder boy's scientist mother, where they learn a shocking truth about the nature of her experiments
Origins by Kate Thompson( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Christy 's souvenir stone from the yeti's cave proves to be fatal for many of the inhabitants of Fourth World leaving among the survivors a pair of genetically-altered twins whose eventual descendants face an uncertain future in a stone age world of nuclear devastation and disease
Only human by Kate Thompson( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A search for the elusive Yeti in the faraway Himalayas leads Christie and his stepbrother Danny to question their own humanity
The fourth horseman by Kate Thompson( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Should you believe what you see with your own eyes, even if it can’t be explained? Laurie is worried. Her father refuses to discuss the vision they have seen lurking by his science lab: glowing, dangerous-looking horsemen bearing bows and swords. Laurie is sure the horsemen are portents of doom. Are they somehow connected to her father’s mysterious genetic research? The recent bombings in Birmingham, England? The unrest in Shasakstan, a country ruled by a dictatorship and armed with nuclear weapons? And if these horsemen do pose a threat, is it too late for Laurie to stop them?
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
Living the dream by Kate Thompson( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
For Cleo Dowling the dream becomes a reality. She comes into serious money and takes herself off to the pretty village of Kilrowan in the west of Ireland to write a novel. But what happens when she becomes obsessed with her sexy neighbour? Dannie Moore's love life has always been complicated, but when film director Jethro Palmer chooses Kilrowan as the location for a blockbuster movie, the effect on her life is cataclysmic. Deirdre O'Dare leaves her husband Rory behind in LA to accompany her friend, movie star Eva Lavery, to Kilrowan. When the cat's away and all that...And although Deirdre is writing Eva's biography, it would appear that the actress is not telling the truth, the whole truth
A perfect life by Kate Thompson( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Switchers by Kate Thompson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster through their ability to switch into animal forms. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Down among the gods by Kate Thompson( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The Greek god Hermes narrates this extraordinary novel of contemporary romance by award-winning author Kate Thompson & ldquo;I have a story for you ... It is a tale of immortals, acted by mortals. & rdquo; So begins this story of two lonely people who meet at an adult education class. Jessie Parker has just turned forty. Between the recent death of her mother and the local library & rsquo;s burning down, she feels bereft and adrift. Patrick Robinson, a journalist with artistic tendencies, is also searching for something. With the gods looking down upon them, Jessie and Patrick begin dating. Soon, they find themselves deeply in love, but caught up in the struggles that plague all relationships. Told from the perspective of the immortal Hermes, Down Among the Gods is a riff on the modern romance. By turns funny and moving, this remarkable novel lays bare the intimate yearnings of those who quest after love everlasting & mdash;whether on Olympus or right here on Earth
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, K.
Thompson, Katharine Anna 1956-
トンプソン, ケイト
Languages
English (163)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
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