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Derek Wilson

aka Jonathan Kane

Derek Wilson graduated from Cambridge in 1961, and spent several years travelling and teaching in Africa before becoming a full-time writer and broadcaster in 1971. He is the author of eight highly acclaimed books and has scripted and presented numerous radio and TV programmes.
Autobiography of Robert Dudley
1. The Bear's Whelp (1978)
2. Bear Rampant (1981)

Keene's Revolution
1. Keene's Quest (2000)
2. Keene's Terror (2001)
3. Keene's Liberty (2002)
Nathaniel Gye, Paranormal Investigator
Triple Tree (2003)
The Nature of Rare Things (2005)
Unquiet Spirit (2006)
Non fiction
East Africa Through a Thousand Years (1968) (with Gideon S Were)
Worldspan (1971)
Student's Atlas of African History (1972)
Tudor Tapestry (1972)
Sail and Steam, 1794-1901 (1973)
A History of South and Central Africa (1975)
A New Primary History Course for Kenya (1976)
West African History, 1000-1960 (1976)
White Gold (1976) (with Peter Ayerst)
People and the Book (1976)
East African History, 1000-1970 (1976)
World History (1976)
Short History of Suffolk (1977)
World Encompassed (1977)
Illustrated Book of World History (1977)
Early Africa (1978)
The Tower 1078 to 1978 (1978)
England in the Age of Thomas More (1978)
Sweet Robin (1981)
The World Atlas of Treasure (1981)
Extraordinary People (1983)
Francis Frith's Travels (1985)
Rothschild (1988)
The Circumnavigators (1989)
Rome, Umbria and Tuscany (1990)
Breakthrough (1991)
The Astors: Landscape with Millionaires (1993)
Hans Holbein (1996)
Reformation (1996)
Dark and Light (1998)
The King and the Gentleman (1999)
In the Lion's Court (2001)
All the King's Women (2003)
A Brief History of the Circumnavigators (2003)
Uncrowned Kings of England (2004)
Charlemagne (2005)
Out of the Storm (2007)
Francis Walsingham, Spymaster (2007)
A Brief History of Henry VIII (2009)
Peter the Great (2009)
Britain's Rottenest Years (2009)
Tudor England (2010)
The People's Bible (2010)
Calamities, Catastrophes and Cock-Ups (2011)
The Plantagenets (2011)
A Brief History of the English Reformation (2012)
Sir Francis Walsingham (2013)
Elizabethan Society (2014)
Mrs Luther and Her Sisters (2016)
Superstition and Science (2017)


Anthologies containing stories by Derek Wilson
Short stories
The Curse of the Unborn Dead (1999)

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