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Hawke's Tor

Hawke's Tor( )
Author: Thompson, E. V.
Series title:Amos Hawke Mysteries Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:The Crowood Press
Imprint:Robert Hale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

The brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby son bring Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard to a tiny moorland village in 19th-century Cornwall, where the residents harbor dark secrets. The two policemen believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unraveling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. Is the answer to the mystery held by the young gypsy girl whose appearance on the...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 Inches
Book Weight:0.61 Pounds
Author Biography
Thompson, E. V. (Author)
E. V. Thompson was born on July 14 1931. He left the Burford Grammar School in Oxfordshire at the age of 16 to join the Royal Navy, where he remained until 1956, serving in Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked for the Bristol constabulary, was an investigator with BOAC, was chief security officer for the department of civil aviation in Rhodesia, and worked at Devonport Naval Dockyard.

His first book, Chase the Wind, was published in 1977. He wrote about 40 historical novels during his lifetime including Harvest of the Sun, The Dream Traders, Cry Once Alone, Blue Dress Girl, Somewhere a Bird Is Singing, Winds of Fortune, Beyond the Storm, and The Bonds of Earth. He was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2012 New Year's Honours list. He died on July 19, 2012 at the age of 81.


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