Victoria Holt

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 Black Opal

Gothic

Aug-1993

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Snare of Serpents

Gothic

Aug-1990

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The Captive

Gothic

Oct-1989

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The India Fan

Gothic

1988

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The Silk Vendetta

Gothic

Sep-1987

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Secret for a Nightingale

Gothic

Sep-1986

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The Road to Paradise Island

Gothic

1985

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The Landower Legacy

Gothic

1984

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The Time of the Hunter's Moon

Gothic

1983

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The Demon Lover

Gothic

1982

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The Spring of the Tiger

Gothic

1979

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My Enemy the Queen

Gothic

Jun-1978

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The Pride of the Peacock

Gothic

1976

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Lord of the Far Island

Gothic

Sep-1975

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The House of a Thousand Lanterns

Gothic

1974

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The Curse of the Kings

Gothic

1973

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On the Night of the Seventh Moon

Gothic

Sep-1972

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The Shadow of the Lynx

Gothic

1971

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The Secret Woman

Gothic

1970

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The Shivering Sands

Gothic

1969

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The Queen's Confession

Gothic

1968

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The King of the Castle

Gothic

1967

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Menfreya in the Morning

Gothic

1966

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The Legend of the Seventh Virgin

Gothic

1964

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Kirkland Revels

Gothic

1963

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Mistress of Mellyn

Gothic

1960

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Bride of Pendorric

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Daughter of Deceit

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The Devil on Horseback

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The Judas Kiss

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The Mask of the Enchantress

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Seven for a Secret

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