Philippa Carr

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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The Drop of the Dice

Historical Romance

Feb-2013

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Daughters of England

Romance

Apr-1995

Daughters of England - 20

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We'll Meet Again

Historical Romance

Apr-1993

Daughters of England - 19

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The Gossamer Cord

Historical Romance

May-1992

Daughters of England - 18

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A Time for Silence

Historical Mystery

May-1991

Daughters of England - 17

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The Black Swan

Historical Romance

Apr-1990

Daughters of England - 16

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The Changeling

Historical Romance

May-1989

Daughters of England - 15

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The Pool of St. Branok

Historical Romance

1987

Daughters of England - 14

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Midsummer's Eve

Historical Romance

May-1986

Daughters of England - 13

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The Return of the Gypsy

Historical Romance

Apr-1985

Daughters of England - 12

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Voices in a Haunted Room

Historical Romance

1984

Daughters of England - 11

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Knave of Hearts

Historical Romance

Mar-1983

Daughters of England - 10

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Zipporah's Daughter

Romance

1983

Daughters of England - 10

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The Adulteress

Historical Romance

Mar-1982

Daughters of England - 9

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Drop of the Dice / Will You Love Me in September?

Historical Romance

Apr-1981

Daughters of England - 8

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The Song of the Siren

Historical Romance

1980

Daughters of England - 7

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The Love Child

Historical Romance

1978

Daughters of England - 6

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Lament for a Lost Lover

Historical Romance

Sep-1977

Daughters of England - 5

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Saraband for Two Sisters

Historical Romance

Jun-1976

Daughters of England - 4

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The Witch from the Sea

Historical Romance

1975

Daughters of England - 3

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The Lion Triumphant

Historical Romance

Jan-1974

Daughters of England - 2

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The Miracle at St. Bruno's

Historical Romance

1972

Daughters of England - 1

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Cirque

General Fiction

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