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Родилась: 1 September 1906 (Kensington, London, England)

   Eleanor Alice Burford was born on 1 September 1906 in Kensington, London, England. She married ta leather merchant, George Percival Hibber, who shared her love of books and reading. Eleanor Burford was one of the preeminent English authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century. She used eight pennames during her career and many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities. In 1941, she began signing her novels with her maiden name: Eleanor Burford, later she created her first and most prolific pseudonym: Jean Plaidy. In the 1950's she used the pseudonyms: Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow and Ellalice Tate. In 1960, she created the pseudonyms: Anna Percival and the popular Victoria Holt. In 1972, she created her last pseudonym Philippa Carr. (Some of her novels were reedited as different pseudonyms). She died on January 18, 1993 at sea, somewhere between Greece and Port Said, Egypt. By the time of her death, she sold 56 millon copies as Victoria Holt, 14 as Jean Plaidy and, 3 as Phillipa Carr.

Книги автора Jean Plaidy

  • 21 октября 2016, 17:59
скачать книгу The Follies of the King автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


Edward the Second's first act on coming to the throne is to recall Piers Gaveston from exile, and the new king's devotion to the shrewd and avaricious young man soon becomes a scandal. It is assumed that...

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  • 17 октября 2016, 02:58
скачать книгу The Queen From Provence автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


Marguerite, eldest daughter of the Count of Provence, had married a king of France - and now her sister Eleanor is determined to make just as grand a match. Good fortune and wily cunning bring her Henry...

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  • 15 октября 2016, 00:43
скачать книгу Spain for the Sovereigns  автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


Married to Ferdinand after continual fears and disappointments, Isabella triumphed over every dangers, convinced of her true destiny. With the might of Portugal humbled, the Court of the Sovereigns saw...

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  • 15 октября 2016, 00:29
скачать книгу Daughters of Spain  автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


With Spain now united, Ferdinand looked to his daughters to further his ambitions. All too often, Isabella found herself torn between his brilliant plans and her love for her children. During the last...

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  • 12 октября 2016, 02:11
скачать книгу The Prince of Darkness автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


The untimely death of Richard the Lionheart left his nephew Arthur and his younger brother John in contest for the throne of England. Reluctantly the barons chose John, and so began years of rule by a...

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  • 12 октября 2016, 00:24
скачать книгу The Star of Lancaster автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


Richard the Second is losing his hold on the crown and Henry of Bolingbroke, previously exiled by the king, returns to England to claim it. Richard is deposed and dies mysteriously, murdered some say on...

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  • 10 октября 2016, 00:56
скачать книгу The Captive Queen of Scots  автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


Scotland has been torn apart by civil war and the young and passionate Catholic Mary Queen of Scots is in the hands of her enemies. Under duress, Mary abdicates in favour of her son, James VI, and fleeing...

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  • 9 октября 2016, 17:10
скачать книгу Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill  автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


7th in Georgian Saga. Although the young widow Maria Fitzherbert is a commoner and a Catholic, her dashing suitor is none other than the Prince of Wales, whose unquestioned royal duty it is to marry a...

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  • 9 октября 2016, 12:30
скачать книгу Katharine, The Virgin Widow автора Jean Plaidy

Жанр(ы): Исторические любовные романы, Исторические приключения


The young Spanish widow, Katharine of Aragon, has become the pawn between two powerful monarchies. Daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, she is married for less than a year when the frail Prince...

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