Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born on13 August 1948 in Shepherd's Bush, London, England, where was educated at Burlington School, a girls' charity school founded in 1699, and at the University of Edinburgh and University College London, where she studied English, history and philosophy. She had a variety of jobs in the commercial world, starting as a junior cashier at Woolworth's and working her way down to Pensions Officer at the BBC.

She wrote her first novel while at university and in 1972 won the Young Writers' Award with The Waiting Game. The birth of the MORLAND DYNASTY series enabled Cynthia Harrod-Eagles to become a full-time writer in 1979. The series was originally intended to comprise twelve volumes, but it has proved so popular that it has now been extended over thirty. In 1993 she won the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Novel of the Year Award with Emily, the third volume of her Kirov Saga, a trilogy set in nineteenth century Russia. She is also the author of Bill Slider Mystery series, and writes under the pen names Elizabeth Bennett and Emma Woodhouse.

She currently lives in London with her husband. They had have three children, Hannah, Jane and Michael. Apart from writing, her passions are music (she plays in several amateur orchestras) horses, wine, architecture and the English countryside.

Book List in Order:19 titles

  • Hello Kitty and her friends make beautiful cards for a special Valentine's Day celebration at school....


  • ""A thousand shrieks filled the damp air, and blood caked the walls." Jezebel and Josith were best friends and lovers in the beginning, until their town was attacked by vampires one night, setting them irreversibly down separate paths. Bo"...


  • Big and Small head out to play. They climb a hill and cross a stream, but with each new adventure, Small finds himself in trouble. Each time Small asks Bear for a little help, please! When they return home, it is Big who needs help from Small for som...


  • Baby and Mommy share special moments throughout the day as they play with blocks and balls, bears and dolls and go to the park to swing and play in the sandbox. At the end of the day, they cuddle close for a bedtime story, a kiss, and a hug....


  • It's time for growing, nesting, cleaning, and playing. Join a cuddly cast of animals as they enjoy the simple pleasures of the season, from blooming flowers to splashing in puddles after a storm. It's spring time! Glitter accents sparkle throughout!...



  • It's time for baking, singing, visiting, and giving! Join a cuddly cast of animals as they get ready for the most special time of the year. Sparkly glitter twinkles and shimmers on every page of this book with glitter-varnish on the cover and through...








  • Spring is here! Hello Kitty wants to help Grandma plant her garden. But it's a lot of hard work. How will Hello Kitty ever make the garden grow? With help from friends, of course!...



  • The Bug Bunch are going to the beach for some fun in the sun! then they cool off in the ocean. Splish! Splash! Later on, Lady can't seem to find her hat. but the bug bunch team up to help her. Will they find it or will their beach day end up being ...


  • FOR YEARS, SHE ENVIED MIRANDA'S WORLD - THEN SHE ENTERED IT... It wasn't easy being Miranda Darin's sister. Cassie could never measure up, and Miranda seemed to like it that way. But one day Miranda began to show an odd interest in Cassie. She ins...


  • SHE CHANGED HER LOOKS, HER LIFE, HER DESTINY. AND NOTHING WOULD EVER BE THE SAME.... To her prominent New England family, Janie was the misfit. Not as pretty or thin or popular as her older sisters, she hid away in quiet places, painting pictures ...


  • Clover jumped at the opportunity to become a ski-instructor in Austria to escape a failed romance. She threw herself into resort life and found fun with good-looking, charming, fellow-instructor Heinz. But why then were sensible, sober George Reynold...


  • The story of a couple living in Crete whose marital problems are brought to the surface when a friend comes to stay to nurse a broken heart....



  • All men are fun for a night; most men are fun for a month; some men are fun for a year; but no man is fun for life...' That was the advice everyone gave Celia when things looked black. She had to leave her TV job and split up with the man who dominat...


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