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  • Bibliography:
    42 Books
  • First Book:
    January 1960
  • Latest Book:
    January 1984
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About the Author

Elizabeth Mary Teresa de Guise, née Hunter on 1934 in Nairobi, Kenya. She spent much of her years in Kenya and South Africa, and studied at the Open University. Her brother Alexander also wrote Western novels. After their parents' divorce, she and her sister, decided change their surname by de Guise.

Elizabeth wrote under the pseudonym of Isobel Chace, and under her real names: Elizabeth Hunter and Elizabeth de Guise. She was a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

Elizabeth passed away in 2005, at 70.

Book List in Order: 42 titles


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    Nick Was A Hard Man To Resist... Her mother's dying wish had been for Charlotte to finish her voice training, but now her newly discovered father wanted her to join him on Nicholas D'Avernon's deep-sea expedition. Nick wanted her, t...



  • Emma Howard was summoned to France to visit the grandmother she had never seen. There she met Charles Rideau, and their story is told against the exciting backdrop of the Camargue, with its annual gathering of gypsies from all over Europe at the litt...



  • Rosamund Peyton was looking forward immensely to her stay in Tunisia, where her stepfather was to work on an oil project in the desert, and when Rupert Harringford, the boss of the project, offered the two of them a temporary home in his house, in re...



  • There is no part of Africa with more potentialities than Kenya, and when Penelope inherited a farm there she was confident that she could run it single-handed. Her neighbor, Paul Conway, declared that she couldn't -- which only made her all th...



  • Lucy went to Jerez to study the Spanish side of her family's sherry business. She learned a lot about the production of sherry--but she didn't think she would ever be able to understand the director, Don Marias del Constantino y Mantero. H...



  • This novel has an unusual setting -- modern Japan, where age-old beauty mingles with bustling Western ideas. The love story of two Australians temporarily working in the country is seasoned with an enlivening, but not too sinister touch of mystery. J...



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  • Suki suspected that her mild romance with Timothy Black had come to nothing because Timothy was rather weak and indecisive. It was certainly not a complaint she could make about the next man in her life, the overbearingly masterful Gideon Wait! He...






  • Karen was sent to Seville to discover why her firm's citrus, business was going downhill. Don Rafael Valenti y Garcia was a good friend -- but as he appeared to be the firm's biggest rival, Karen couldn't help wondering about his motives ......



  • The man who won the 'Myfanwy stakes' would get a fortune -- but, to win it, he had to marry Myfanwy. Not surprisingly, Myfanwy found that this added to the complications of her life. The colourful story is set against the same background as 'The...



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  • Harry Hutton's domineering mother was determined to prevent his marriage to a Brazilian girl, so she sent Madeleine Delahaye out to Rio de Janeiro to put a stop to it. Madeleine and Harry had never had more than a brother and sisterly relationshi...



  • When Vickie Tremaine arrived in Damascus from England to work for her firm, Perfumes of Damascus, she found that they had not been expecting a woman. It caused complications in her living arrangements, Adam Templeton told her, but , he added. “I ex...



  • When Camilla won a small fortune, she decided to go out to the West Indies to meet her only relatives. But it was not long before she discovered that they had all kinds of plans for helping her to spend her own money! Hero: Daniel Hendrycks Heroi...



  • Rose Batleigh and her young brother were having a hard struggle to keep their Australian station going in the middle of a disastrous drought, and Rose for one could have done without the interference -- although he called it help! -- of the annoying ...



  • When Sarah Feaney was employed as photographer for the Djerba expedition, Sarah's lovely sister came too. In this "land of the lotus-eaters," it was obvious that Sebastian de Hougement was attracted to the Feaney sisters, but it was agoni...



  • When Libby damaged her hand in a car crash in San Francisco, it meant the end of her career as a pianist. It also meant the beginning of a completely new life, for in answer to an advertisement she found herself in a remote place in the desert cal...



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    Orphaned in childhood, Clodagh Jameson had been brought up ever since as the beloved ‘English daughter’ of a kindly Hindu family. Her home was an Indian village, her ways were Indian ways, and in every respect she felt more Indian than European ...






  • When Sara arrived to work at the hospital at Kwaheri in Tanzania, she found that Matt Halifax believed she had come only because of a family maneuver and that he doubted her abilities. She would show him what it meant to have a nurse on his sisal est...



  • It all happened when Ruth Arnold intercepted a letter from Mario Verdecchio to the sister Pearl, inviting Pearl -- presumably with ulterior motives to visit him in Sicily and Ruth decided to teach him a lesson and go herself and instead. But it wa...



  • Helen Hastings had hardly been married when her husband Michael went out to the Pacific on a diving expedition and died there. Curiosity about his death, and the feeling that she ought to help finish his work, made Helen go out there herself and...



  • From being the prim daughter of the Manse, within a few days Kirsty found herself amazingly on the other side of the world, in the Australian Outback, as the wife "in name only' of Andrew Fraser. It was going to be difficult enough to adj...



  • Everybody had warned Clare not to fall in love with Hugo Canning. Women meant nothing to him, they said, compared with his beloved lions. But Clare found it was one thing to listen to advice -- another thing altogether to follow it! Hero: Hugo...



  • When Camilla's brother and business partner married a Portuguese widow with a young child, she foresaw that there would be changes in her life, adjustments to be made. But the real problem turned out to be the child's lordly uncle, the arr...



  • Frances Whitney had read an article about the self-help villages of Tanzania, where the population worked together in a kind of co-operative for their mutual benefit, and before anyone could stop her she had volunteered to go to one of these villages...



  • Why couldn't he see she wasn't a child? Arabella was annoyed that the autocratic Lucien Manners saw fit to compare her with his eleven-year-old niece. It was true that at their first encounter she'd been dressed like the "street...



  • Sarah had willingly given up, for the time being, her promising career as an actress, and moved out to Kent to look after her invalid father -- and it didn't seem so much of a sacrifice when it all led to her meeting Robert Chaddox. But that w...



  • "I'll treat you like a woman when you're prepared to behave like one!" were almost the first words Laurence Wilder addressed to Rosalind Janes. How dared he! she thought furiously. All she was doing was to try and help her Aunt Bea...






  • Senor Carlos Vallori Llobera seemed to think Megan ought to be grateful to him for whisking her out of her job in a nightclub and taking her to Majorca as companion to his stepmother. Megan wasn't so sure -- especially as his stepmother didn&#...



  • Katherine was going to live in Tunisia because old Monsieur Edouard de Hallet, who had left her his estates there, had made it a condition in his will. But she had reckoned without the old man's disgruntled niece, Chantal, who could -- and did...



  • "What a happy coincidence," Piran Trethowyn had remarked when Anna bumped into him again in Penzance. But Anna didn't agree. She had no desire to further her acquaintance with such an insulting and overbearing character. How dared he t...



  • When her mother, rather highhandedly, arranged for her to go out to work for Gregory Randall in Amman, Marion Shirley was uncertain about her feelings. Although that part of the world was bound to be fascinating, perhaps Gregory himself might be t...



  • Stephanie had thoroughly enjoyed working for her father in Persia, until he was ordered home under strange circumstances. Surprisingly she was instructed to stay and continue working for the new man who was arriving to take over. Things became ra...



  • Elinor had been virtually a widow for two years, her husband Zachary having disappeared somewhere in Morocco. Now, out of the blue, he had turned up again -- but he now seemed like a stranger to her. Could they possibly manage to save their marriage?...



  • Deborah Day wasn't exactly heartbroken when her fiance jilted her, but she was thankful to have this fascinating trip to Iran to distract her. All the same, she could have done without the continual reminder of Ian in the shape of his disconcerti...



  • When her uncle was reported missing in Kenya, Annot was persuaded by her mother to go there in search of him. Annot wasn't very enthusiastic about the idea. She would have been even less enthusiastic if she had realized that the overbearing James...



  • Domenico Manzu was like no one else she had ever met, and Deborah hadn't the remotest idea how to cope with him. If she'd heeded her father's warning, she'd never have come to Rome. Now, here she was, virtually kidnapped, yet treat...



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  • "I'll simply take you in her place." Georgina's mouth fell open. "What on earth do you mean?" "I mean," William replied patiently, "that you're a member of the female sex and that's all I need to come...






Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Isobel Chace has published 42 books.

Isobel Chace does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Flower of Ethiopia, was published in January 1984.

The first book by Isobel Chace, The African Mountain, was published in January 1960.

No. Isobel Chace does not write books in series.