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Jean Plaidy (1906–1993)

Author of Mistress of Mellyn

Includes the names: V Holt, J Plaidy, Elbur Ford, Jan Plaidy, Jean Plaidy, Jean Plaidy, Jeasn Plaidy, Phiippa Carr, Victoria Hot, Ellalice Tate ... (see complete list), Anna Percival, Phillipa Carr, Carr Philippa, Philippa Carr, Carr Phillipa, Phillippa Carr, Vicotoria Holt, Kathleen Kellow, Eleanor Burford, PHILLIPA CARRIS, Eleanor Hibbert, Miss Jean Plaidy, Phiippa Carr Carr, pseud. Jean Plaidy, Eleanor Alice Hibbert, Pseud.. Victoria Holt, Hibbert; Eleanor Burford, Jean Plaidy (Victoria Holt), victoria Philippa; holt Carr, philippa (victoria holt carr, Victoria Carr Philippa; Holt, Victoria Holt aka Jean Plaidy, Jean AKA Victoria Holt Plaidy, Philippa Carr (Victoria Holt), Jean Plaidy aka Victoria Holt, Jean Plaidy aka Eleanor Hibbert, Jear (aka Victoria Holt) Plaidy, Jean aka Eleanor Hibbert Plaidy, Jean Plaidy aka Eleanor Hibbert, Carr Philippa und Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr aka Victoria Holt, Carr Phillippa und Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr (aka Victoria Holt), Victoria Holt aka Eleanor Hibbert, Philippa Carr aka Eleanor Hibbert, Victoria Holt -Philiippa Carr Pseud., Jean Plaidy who is also Victoria Holt, Jean Plaidy who is also Victoria Holt, who is also Victoria Holt Jean Plaaidy, Victoria Holt writing as Philippa Carr, Philippa Carr who is also Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr Holt, Jean Plaidy Victoria, psevd. for Eleanor Hibbert Victoria Holt, Jean Plaidy (pseudonym for Victoria Holt), Philippa; Holt Jean; Carr Plaidy, Victoria, Victoria; Carr Jean; Holt Plaidy, Philippa, Victoria Holt; Philippa Carr; Unknown-Jean Plaidy, Jean; Carr Victoria; Plaidy Holt, Philippa; Hibbe, Eleanor Alice - Holt Victo Philippa [Hibbert Carr, Victoria (Also writes as Jean Plaidy Holt, and Philippa Carr. Pseudonym of Elea
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Disambiguation Notice

(spa)Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert comenzó firmando sus novelas como Eleanor Burford (su nombre de soltera), y es más conocida como Jean Plaidy, Victoria Holt y Philippa Carr. Ella también escribió como Kathleen Kellow, Elbur Ford, Ellalice Tate, y Anna Percival. (Algunas de sus novelas han sido publicadas bajo diferentes títulos y seudónimos)

Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert was a British writer who began her career signing as Eleanor Burford (her maiden name), and is well-known as Jean Plaidy, Victoria Holt and Philippa Carr. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Kathleen Kellow, Elbur Ford, Ellalice Tate, and Anna Percival. Some of her novels were later re-published under different pseudonyms or titles.

Mistress of Mellyn 800 copies, 58 reviews
The Lady in the Tower 617 copies, 13 reviews
On the Night of the Seventh Moon 605 copies, 14 reviews
The India Fan 557 copies, 11 reviews
The Shivering Sands 516 copies, 12 reviews
Bride of Pendorric 501 copies, 9 reviews
The Rose Without a Thorn 483 copies, 15 reviews
The Black Opal 474 copies, 8 reviews
Lord of the Far Island 467 copies, 10 reviews
The Thistle and the Rose 463 copies, 10 reviews
The Sixth Wife 458 copies, 9 reviews
The Pride of the Peacock 456 copies, 10 reviews
The Captive 440 copies, 6 reviews
The House of a Thousand Lanterns 435 copies, 3 reviews
Mary, Queen of France 426 copies, 11 reviews
My Enemy the Queen 418 copies, 4 reviews
Silk Vendetta 410 copies, 4 reviews
Menfreya in the Morning 406 copies, 6 reviews
Queen of This Realm 403 copies, 6 reviews
The Devil on Horseback 402 copies, 3 reviews
The Time of the Hunter's Moon 396 copies, 9 reviews
Legend of the Seventh Virgin 381 copies, 5 reviews
Curse of the Kings 378 copies, 2 reviews
The Secret Woman 371 copies, 7 reviews
Royal Road to Fotheringhay 368 copies, 9 reviews
The Road to Paradise Island 365 copies, 3 reviews
The Landower Legacy 359 copies, 3 reviews
The Queen's Confession 358 copies, 6 reviews
Snare of Serpents 352 copies, 6 reviews
The Judas Kiss 348 copies, 10 reviews
Katharine of Aragon 347 copies, 6 reviews
King of the Castle 345 copies, 5 reviews
The Mask of the Enchantress 344 copies, 8 reviews
Seven for a Secret 343 copies, 5 reviews
The Shadow of the Lynx 336 copies, 6 reviews
The Spring of the Tiger 330 copies, 6 reviews
The Demon Lover 318 copies, 4 reviews
Kirkland Revels 316 copies, 6 reviews
Daughter of Deceit 313 copies, 3 reviews
Secret for a Nightingale 306 copies, 7 reviews
The Plantagenet Prelude 287 copies, 4 reviews
The Captive Queen of Scots 276 copies, 6 reviews
The Queen's Secret 273 copies, 7 reviews
Myself My Enemy 218 copies, 7 reviews
The Miracle at St. Bruno's 214 copies, 2 reviews
Gay Lord Robert 212 copies, 7 reviews
Madame Serpent 211 copies, 6 reviews
The Spanish Bridegroom 203 copies, 5 reviews
Madonna of the Seven Hills 199 copies, 8 reviews
The Revolt of the Eaglets 194 copies, 4 reviews
The Shadow of the Pomegranate 190 copies, 6 reviews
Katharine the Virgin Widow 186 copies, 5 reviews
The Bastard King 173 copies, 6 reviews
The Italian Woman 171 copies, 8 reviews
Light on Lucrezia 169 copies, 5 reviews
The King's Secret Matter 166 copies, 3 reviews
The Heart of the Lion 163 copies, 3 reviews
Queen Jezebel 163 copies, 6 reviews
The Battle of the Queens 157 copies, 5 reviews
The Queen from Provence 155 copies, 3 reviews
Hammer of the Scots 155 copies, 4 reviews
Saraband for Two Sisters 155 copies, 1 review
The Captive of Kensington Palace 152 copies, 2 reviews
The Black Swan 140 copies, 3 reviews
The Prince of Darkness 140 copies, 3 reviews
Lament for a Lost Lover 140 copies, 4 reviews
The Love Child 138 copies, 2 reviews
The Changeling 136 copies, 2 reviews
The Witch from the Sea 133 copies, 1 review
Castile for Isabella 133 copies, 8 reviews
The Lion of Justice 133 copies, 3 reviews
The Lion Triumphant 127 copies, 1 review
The Follies of the King 126 copies, 4 reviews
The Vow on the Heron 125 copies, 3 reviews
The Goldsmith's Wife 118 copies, 4 reviews
The Passionate Enemies 118 copies, 4 reviews
Daughters of Spain 110 copies, 3 reviews
Daughters of England 110 copies, 1 review
We'll Meet Again 107 copies, 1 review
The Queen and Lord M 107 copies, 1 review
Passage to Pontefract 106 copies, 3 reviews
The Sun in Splendour 104 copies, 4 reviews
Louis the Well-Beloved 103 copies, 4 reviews
The Star of Lancaster 102 copies, 4 reviews
The Gossamer Cord 102 copies, 2 reviews
The Three Crowns 101 copies, 3 reviews
Queen in Waiting 100 copies, 1 review
A Health unto His Majesty 98 copies, 5 reviews
Flaunting, Extravagant Queen 98 copies, 3 reviews
The Song of the Siren 98 copies, 1 review
Voices in a Haunted Room 98 copies, 1 review
The Pool of St. Branok 97 copies, 1 review
Epitaph for Three Women 95 copies, 3 reviews
Caroline, the Queen 94 copies, 3 reviews
A Time for Silence 93 copies, 1 review
Red Rose of Anjou 91 copies, 3 reviews
Courting Her Highness 90 copies, 3 reviews
The Adulteress 89 copies, 2 reviews
Beyond the Blue Mountains 88 copies, 1 review
The Wandering Prince 87 copies, 4 reviews
Spain for the Sovereigns 86 copies, 2 reviews
The Princess of Celle 85 copies, 3 reviews
The Return of the Gypsy 85 copies, 2 reviews
The Road to Compiègne 83 copies, 3 reviews
The Prince and the Quakeress 82 copies, 1 review
Victoria in the Wings 80 copies, 1 review
Will You Love Me in September 80 copies, 1 review
Indiscretions of the Queen 73 copies, 2 reviews
Midsummer's Eve 73 copies, 2 reviews
Knave of Hearts 71 copies, 2 reviews
Here Lies Our Sovereign Lord 70 copies, 4 reviews
Perdita's Prince 68 copies, 1 review
Daughter of Satan 66 copies, 2 reviews
Goddess of the Green Room 64 copies, 2 reviews
It Began in Vauxhall Gardens 56 copies, 1 review
Evergreen Gallant 52 copies, 2 reviews
Lilith 48 copies
Madame du Barry 39 copies, 3 reviews
The Scarlet Cloak 38 copies, 2 reviews
Defenders of the Faith 32 copies, 1 review
The Queen of Diamonds 22 copies, 1 review
Triptych of Poisoners 17 copies, 1 review
Milady Charlotte 11 copies, 2 reviews
Six Gothic Tales [Readers Digest Condensed Books] (Contributor) 112 copies, 3 reviews
A Gothic Treasure Trove (Contributor) 73 copies

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Eleanor Alice Burford was born in London. Her father, Joseph Burford, was a dock worker who passed on his great love of books to his daughter. She was an avid reader from the age of four onwards. In her early twenties, she married a leather merchant, George Percival Hibbert, about 20 years her senior, who also shared her love of books and reading. During World War II, the couple lived in Cornwall, which served as the setting for many of her works. She became one of the preeminent English authors of historical fiction for most of the 20th century. She used eight different pen names during her career and many of her readers never suspected her other identities. Her first romantic suspense novel, Mistress of Mellyn (1961), was published under the name Victoria Holt in order to keep her identity a secret as a publicity stunt – and a very effective one, as the book became an instant bestseller.
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Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert was a British writer who began her career signing as Eleanor Burford (her maiden name), and is well-known as Jean Plaidy, Victoria Holt and Philippa Carr. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Kathleen Kellow, Elbur Ford, Ellalice Tate, and Anna Percival. Some of her novels were later re-published under different pseudonyms or titles.

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