About The AUTHOR

Chris Thorndyke was born in Totnes in South Devon and lived in what he describes as the most beautiful coastal resort in Britain, Torbay. A father of three grown-up sons and five grandchildren, he now lives in Sweden with his wife and their two pet dogs – Alice, a sweet little King Charles spaniel, and Sally, an adorable woolly Australian labradoodle.

About The Book


Chris Thorndyke’s Book Attracts Media Attention For Its Local Theme

My novel Ebenezer Dunn has been featured in a group of four Devon newspapers with an editorial on me. As the tale has a very local theme it has attracted a lot of local media interest with them being very keen to interview me. [...]


Captain Philemon Pownoll’s Manor House

Sharpham Manor, the home of Captain Philemon Pownoll, taken from the River Dart. Note the boat house on the banks of the river. The boat house is where Ebenezer, Barold and Elijah met up with Stephen and Mordechai to begin their journey downriver to Obadiah Tucker&rs [...]

First Review

First review paints Ebenezer as a real villain but also sees him as a likeable rogue. An interesting comment as this is the reader’s portrayal of the roguish protagonist I wanted to create. Great to hear your comments on the characters and how they influence [...]

Chris Thorndyke Receives Positive Comments From Happy Readers

27th June : Received Facebook and email comments by happy readers who are now immersed in the tale. Dan from Chichester likens Ebenezer to Black Adder, a cowardly scheming individual who'd stop at nothing to profit from others, yet rocked with laughter at the chapter [...]


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