Eleanor Burford

Eleanor Alice Burford was born on 1 September 1906 in Kensington, London, England. She married ta leather merchant, George Percival Hibber, who shared her love of books and reading. Eleanor Burford was one of the preeminent English authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century. She used eight pennames during her career and many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities. In 1941, she began signing her novels with her maiden name: Eleanor Burford, later she created her first and most prolific pseudonym: Jean Plaidy. In the 1950's she used the pseudonyms: Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow and Ellalice Tate. In 1960, she created the pseudonyms: Anna Percival and the popular Victoria Holt. In 1972, she created her last pseudonym Philippa Carr. (Some of her novels were reedited as different pseudonyms). She died on January 18, 1993 at sea, somewhere between Greece and Port Said, Egypt. By the time of her death, she sold 56 millon copies as Victoria Holt, 14 as Jean Plaidy and, 3 as Phillipa Carr.

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Who's Calling?

General Fiction

1962

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Now That April's Gone

General Fiction

1961

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Night of Stars

General Fiction

1960

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The Dawn Chorus

General Fiction

1959

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Red Sky at Night

General Fiction

1959

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Blaze of Noon

General Fiction

1958

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Pride of the Morning

General Fiction

1957

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To Meet a Stranger

General Fiction

1957

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Begin to Live

General Fiction

1956

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Gay Lord Robert

Romance

1955

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Royal Road to Fotheringhay

General Fiction

1955

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Two Loves in Her Life

General Fiction

1955

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When Other Hearts

General Fiction

1955

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Castles in Spain

Romance

1954

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Heart's Afire

Romance

1954

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The House At Cupid's Cross

General Fiction

1954

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The Love Child

General Fiction

1954

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Not in Our Stars

General Fiction

1954

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Passionate Witness

General Fiction

1954

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Saint or Sinner?

General Fiction

1954

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Leave Me My Love

Romance

1953

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When We Are Married

Romance

1953

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Bright Tomorrow

Romance

1952

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Dear Delusion

Romance

1952

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Believe the Heart

Romance

1950

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Alexa

Gothic

1948

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Dear Chance

Romance

1947

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So the Dreams Depart

Romance

1944

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When the Entire World Is Young

Romance

1943

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The Married Lover

Romance

1942

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Daughter of Anna

Romance

1941

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