Her bestknown pseudonyms were jean plaidy, victoria holt, and philippa. I love victoria holt books and have read all that has been printed. Victoria holts mistress of mellyn is set in a big house near the cornish coast, some time during the second half of the 1800s. To tell anything about this would be to give too much away so ill just say this. In 1960, she created the pseudonyms the popular victoria holt and anna percival. Victoria holt author of mistress of mellyn goodreads. See more ideas about book authors, romance novels and romance books. Victoria holt project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Menfreya in the morning by victoria holt, paperback.
Ive read quite a few books by mccammon, swan song is my favorite. The time of the hunters moon casablanca classics book 0 02jul20. Victoria holts real name was eleanor hibbert nee burford, born in kensington, 1906. Books have been important to me most of my life, from those early nancy drew mysteries the originals read with a flashlight under the covers at night, to the marvelous gothic mystery. Victoria holt enjoyed a good physical shape, lifelong affiliation with her mythical agents and publishers. My favorite victoria holts are pride of the peacock, the road to paradise island, the mask of the enchantress and the judas kiss. Order of victoria holt books eleanor burford hibbert 19061993 was a british author of historical fiction, gothic fiction and romance novels. This is the first victoria holt i read and i was totally captivated by it. Mistress of mellyn by victoria holt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. After signing books as elbur ford a contraction of her. She has the ability to draw you into the story from the first couple of pages, something hard to find. The book would have benefited by being about 50 pages longer to explain more about suewellans experiences. She married ta leather merchant, george percival hibber, who shared her love of.
Newsdaykate collison was exquisitely beautiful and filled with a fiery. Victoria holt books list of books by author victoria holt. Join facebook to connect with victoria holt and others you may know. Victoria holt holt, victoria used books, rare books and new books. On the night of the seventh moon, according to ancient black it has been my favorite victoria holt book ever sinceand yes, i have read all 32 books she penned under that name. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. Victoria holt took the life of marie antoinette and wrote this book as if she, herself, was the young french queen.
Victoria holt has 110 books on goodreads with 146279 ratings. The story begins with marie marrying the king of france, louis xvi. On the night of the seventh moon book by victoria holt. A guide to cozy mystery and other favorite books, movies, and tv.
I think i own two copies of all her books written under this name. Anyhow, there isnt anyone else who writes quite like victoria. She also writes under the pen names of jean plaidy and philippa carr. Victoria holt had sold 75 million books by the time of her death in 1993 that was. This novel was written such beautifully by victoria holt. She married ta leather merchant, george percival hibber, who shared her love of books and reading. She also used the pen names eleanor burford her birth name, elbur ford, kathleen kellow, anne percival and ellalice tate. More than 56 million of victoria holts books have been sold worldwide. This book is my favorite book because it is not only interesting and i couldnt put it down, but the plot was intriuging. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.
I had read victoria holt in high school, 198286 and at the time, i got my fix at the local library. Victoria holt for gothic romances, and philippa carr for a multigenerational family saga. Books by victoria holt author of mistress of mellyn. On the night of the seventh moon audiobook by victoria. I loved the manchester, nh library with its open rooms. Part 2 of my victoria holt series the jean plaidy novels. Victoria holts most popular book is mistress of mellyn. She was an extremely prolific author who wrote under several pseudonyms, including victoria holt, jean plaidy and philippa carr her most famous ones. Victoria holt eleanor alice burford was born on 1 september 1906 in kensington, london, england. The cornish coast was a perfect setting for this novel. She fashioned her last pseudonyms philippa carr in 1972.
Eleanor alice burford hibbert, better known to readers as victoria holt, philippa carr, and jean plaidy, was one of the worlds most beloved and enduring authors. Eleanor hibbert 1 september 1906 18 january 1993 was an english author who wrote under various pen names. Favorite writer from teenage years if you could sum up on the night of the seventh moon in three words, what would they be. Kirkland revels victoria holt cover art by harry bennett gothic books, book. My second favorite by him is boys life, which unlike many of his other books, contains very little horror or creepiness. By victoria holt shivering sands casablanca classics reprint 31aug20. P menfreya in the morning by victoria holt one of my favorites by this author. Victoria holt also repeats themes from book to book, so i know, for example, if the heroine constantly hammers on about a man she hates, it means she loves or will love him. See all books authored by victoria holt, including mistress of mellyn, and the shivering sands, and more on. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books. Mistress of mellyn by victoria holt, bride of pendorric by victoria holt, the time of the hunters moon by victoria holt.
Eleanor alice burford hibbert 19061993, better known to readers as victoria holt, philippa carr, and jean plaidy, was one of the worlds most beloved and enduring authors. The recent death of eleanor hibbert, the indefatigable, reliable popular writer who appeared as jean plaidy, philippa carr and victoria holt, has saddened her large following. My favorite victoria holts are pride of the peacock, the road to paradise island, the. Eleanor burford hibbert 19061993 was a british author of historical fiction, gothic fiction and romance novels. My first victoria holt book was seven for a secret. Discount prices on books by eleanor hibbert, including titles like ampthill literary festival yearbook 2015. Discount prices on books by victoria holt, including titles like forensic toxicology.
She was a prolific writer who published several books a year in different literary genres, each genre under a different pen name. Eleanor hibbert books list of books by eleanor hibbert. Some of my favorite stories are the house of a thousand lanternsthe very first novel i read by vh, on the night of the seventh moon. The silk vendetta by victoria holt one of my most favorite books i love books. Victoria holt books list of books by victoria holt. The road to paradise island by victoria holt, paperback. Bride of pendorricvictoria holt vintage gothic romance i love books, good.383 69 1063 1217 1121 1184 1481 219 1427 4 870 585 169 1076 1438 1162 1171 785 1057 1141 560 1346 1424 663 144 1396 239 1114 542 145 471 1312 123 391 1115 606 22 39 1423 146 613