Annette Isobel Eyre was born on 1920 in Auckland, New Zealand, daughter of Agnes Helen (Blair) and Thomas Edwardes Eyre. Before married, she served in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, from 1942 to 1945. On 20 September 1946, she married Walter Brindy Worboys, and had two daughters, Carolyn and Robin. She wrote romance and suspense novels from 1961 to 1999, under the pennames of Anne Eyre Worboys, Annette Eyre, Vicky Maxwell and Anne Worboys. She won the Mary Elgin Award in 1975, and in 1977 by her novel "Every Man A King" the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association. Living in UK, Annette Isobel Eyre Worboys died on June 2007 in Leigh, Kent, England.

Book List in Order: 20 titles


  • For Vita Landseer and her daughter, Susanne, life in Little Hammer is rather quieter than their former elegant existence at Grange Hill. A life that ended abruptly when Vita's husband ran off leaving the estate facing bankruptcy. Squaring their shoul...



  • When Cassandra Neilson returns to England to care for her aging parents she turns her entrepreneurial expertise towards revitalising the very estate from which she was exiled for daring to love the young Earl...



  • When Jane Hollis discovers that her father, Andrew Hollis and the art critic Ben Tyrill, are the same and that he is being linked with an art forgery, she travels to Italy to see him. On the train she befriends journalist Carl Beaumont. But has he be...





  • Claire Godfrey's death by drowning devastates her twin, Charlotte. However, no one would suspect the secret that they keep between them: that nothing can ever separate twins. As Charlotte grows up and finds love, Claire's spirit prepares to reveal wh...



  • Working on a luxury yacht, the world is Eve and Alice's oyster - until Alice is rushed to hospital. Goffredo, an official of the Banca d'Italia offers his help, and Eve believes they have a future together, until he throws her out. In a new job, it b...



  • The village of Halfpenny Dun is as picturesque as a Christmas card. Then Beryl Lisamore is found dead in her cottage, and Inspector Paton finds himself uncovering secrets that would have been better left alone....



  • A young woman becomes enmeshed in a plot that endangers the life of her young 'nephew' as well as her own....



  • Glamorous interior decorator Geraldine Dunn is delighted when her attractive, well-educated daughter abandons her bohemian, political-activist lifestyle to marry prosperous Chris Warren. Although Alice professes to love the wealthy Chris, all does no...







  • A young and impressionable London debutante, Hellen North, departs for her wedding in Hong Kong, where her fiance's family wields great power. Already worried that the family will not accept her, she becomes caught between her passion for a young gov...



  • A NEW LAND, AN OLD LOVE -- A MAGNIFICENT, LUSHLY TEXTURED SAGA OF DARING AND DESIRE For the love of Rose, he killed a man and defied the rules of his aristocratic status. For the love of Nicholas, she married another and left her English homeland ...



  • A NEW LAND, AN OLD LOVE -- A MAGNIFICENT, LUSHLY TEXTURED SAGA OF DARING AND DESIRE For the love of Rose, he killed a man and defied the rules of his aristocratic status. For the love of Nicholas, she married another and left her English homeland ...





  • Sara knows that something is wrong. It has started again. And this time the evil that had stalked her and murdered the man she loved is after her little girl! It's Sara Tindall's opening night in London's West End. The agony of the past is behind...



  • A drama story of ancient sacrifice, fabulous jewels--and a terrible secret. Immediately after his mother’s death, Ashley Bellamy mysteriously disappeared without a trace. Six months later, his half-sister Jane receives a card postmarked from Kod...



  • With only a name and address as clues, Victoria Brown went to England seeking the details of her birth. Her mother had somehow been involved with the ancient and distinguished Barrancourt family of Alconleigh Manor - but how - as the wife of the est...



  • An arrogant stranger, total mystery... and murder await a young girl in this "taut thriller well acted in the beautiful and rugged Spain of Franco's later years." Also published as: Rendezvous With Fear...





  • For Gillian St Just, a vacation in Sicily with her handsome new friend Jamie Craven became more than just a pleasure cruise. Once aboard the yacht Petrel, Gill soon realized that this holiday trip could very well be her last. A Mafia kidnapping p...







  • Virginia Sanderson realizes she is being followed when she arrives on the Greek isle of Mykonos in search of her twin sister and is soon caught up in a plot involving an international smuggling ring and murder. When Virginia Sanderson arrived on M...


Award-Winning Books by Anne Worboys

Every Man a King
1977 RoNA -- Romantic Novel of the Year