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"Juliet Astley" and "Peter Curtis" are noms de plume of Norah Lofts.

The Concubine 342 copies, 5 reviews
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Pargeters 78 copies, 2 reviews
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Silver Nutmeg 73 copies, 1 review
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Madselin 63 copies
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Charlotte 53 copies, 2 reviews
The Homecoming 50 copies
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Esther 45 copies, 1 review
Hauntings 44 copies, 2 reviews
Dead March in Three Keys 37 copies, 1 review
Emma Hamilton 37 copies, 2 reviews
The Claw 36 copies, 3 reviews
Copsi Castle 31 copies
To See a Fine Lady 30 copies, 1 review
Hester Roon 27 copies
Winter Harvest 26 copies, 3 reviews
A Calf for Venus 26 copies, 1 review
The Brittle Glass 23 copies, 1 review
The Golden Fleece 23 copies, 1 review
I Met a Gypsy 17 copies
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Letty 4 copies
Colin Lowrie 2 copies
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Norah Lofts, née Robinson, trained as a teacher, became a prolific best-selling author both in the UK and USA. She wrote over 50 books and specialized in historical fiction, although she also wrote nonfiction and short stories. Her books are compelling reading and provide a wealth of historically accurate period detail. Several of her novels were turned into films. Norah Lofts chose to issue her mystery novels under the pen name Peter Curtis because she didn't want the many readers of her popular historical fiction to expect classic Norah Lofts-style writing in them.
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"Juliet Astley" and "Peter Curtis" are noms de plume of Norah Lofts.

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