Jane Fraser

Rosamunde Scott was born on 22 September 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, England, UK, daughter of Helen and Charles Scott, a British commander. Just before her birth her father was posted in Burma, her mother remained in England. She attended St. Clare's Polwithen and Howell's School Llandaff before going on to Miss Kerr-Sanders' Secretarial College. She began writing when she was seven, and published her first short story when she was 18. From 1943 through 1946, Pilcher served with the Women's Naval Service. On 7 December 1946, she married Graham Hope Pilcher, a war hero and jute industry executive who died in March 2009. They moved to Dundee, Scotland, where she still lives today with a dog in Perthshire. They had two daughters and two sons, and fourteen grandchildren. Her son, Robin Pilcher, is also a novelist.

In 1949, her first book, a romance novel, was published by Mills & Boon, under the pseudonym Jane Fraser. She published a further ten novels under that name. In 1955, she also began writing under her married name Rosamunde Pilcher, by 1965 she her own name to all of her novels. In 1996, her novel Coming Home won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by Romantic Novelists' Association. She retired from writing in 2000. Two years later, she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

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Social Death

General Fiction

Apr-1996

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A Long Way from Home

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1963

Harlequin Romance - 814

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The Keeper's House

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1963

Harlequin Romance - 848

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A Family Affair

Contemporary Romance

1958

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Bridge of Corvie

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1956

Cameo Romance - 36

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Dear Tom

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1954

Cameo Romance -

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A Day Like Spring

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1953

Harlequin Romance - 1232

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Young Bar

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1952

Harlequin Romance - 958

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The Brown Fields

Contemporary Romance

1951

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Dangerous Intruder

Contemporary Romance

1951

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Half-Way to the Moon

Contemporary Romance

1949

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