Rosamunde Pilcher

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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Winter Solstice

Contemporary Romance

Aug-2000

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Christmas with Rosamunde Pilcher

Contemporary Romance

Dec-1997

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The Key

Contemporary Romance

Jun-1996

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Coming Home

Contemporary Romance

Aug-1995

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Flowers in the Rain and Other Stories

Contemporary Romance

Sep-1991

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September

Contemporary Romance

Mar-1990

Related Books - 2

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The Shell Seekers

Contemporary Romance

Dec-1987

Related Books - 1

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The Blue Bedroom and Other Stories

General Fiction

Jun-1985

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Voices in Summer

Contemporary Romance

Apr-1984

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The Carousel

Contemporary Romance

Jul-1982

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Wild Mountain Thyme

Contemporary Romance

1978

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Under Gemini

Contemporary Romance

Oct-1976

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The Day of the Storm

Contemporary Romance

Aug-1975

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The Empty House

Contemporary Romance

May-1973

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Snow in April

Contemporary Romance

1972

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The End of Summer

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1971

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Another View

Contemporary Romance

Apr-1969

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Sleeping Tiger

Contemporary Romance

1967

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On My Own

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1965

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A Secret to Tell

Contemporary Romance

Jan-1955

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