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Donald Thomas


(Donald Serrell Thomas)
UK flag (b.1934)

aka Richard Dacre, Francis Selwyn

Donald is the author of several biographies, including Cochrane: Britannia's Sea Wolf and Robert Browning: A Life Within Life, which was runner-up for the Whitbread Prize.

He also writes fiction and is a prize-winning poet (his collection Points of Contact won the Eric Gregory Award).

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   Prince Charlie's Bluff (1974)
   Flight of the Eagle (1975)
   The Blindfold Game (1981)
   The Day the Sun Rose Twice (1987)
   The Blood Runs Hot (1988) (as by Richard Dacre)
   Scream Blue Murder (1988) (as by Richard Dacre)
   Money with Menaces (1989) (as by Richard Dacre)
   The Raising of Lizzie Meek (1993)
   Dead Giveaway (1993)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
   Cochrane (1975)
   The Marquis de Sade (1976)
   Hitler's Englishman (1987) (as by Francis Selwyn)
   Henry Fielding (1988)
   Gangland (1988) (as by Francis Selwyn)
   Rotten to the Core (1988) (as by Francis Selwyn)
   Nothing But Revenge (1991) (as by Francis Selwyn)
   The Victorian Underworld (1998)
   Cardigan (2002)
   An Underworld at War (2003)
   Villains' Paradise (2005)
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