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Books by Victoria Holt Books written by Victoria Holt , Jean Plaidy and Phillppa Carr
List created by Ann P. (bap) on Sep 11, 2010
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Knave of Hearts (Daughters of England, Bk 10) by Philippa Carr
Lottie, child of the passionate liaison between Zipporah and Gerrd d' Aubigne, had loved her ambitious cousin Dickon since childhood.  But when Dickon marries an heiress, she is forced to begin a new life with her aristocratic father's family in France. For the first time she...  more

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The Mask of the Enchantress by Victoria Holt
From the moment young Suewellyn caught her first glimpse of the Mateland family castle, she knew she had to possess it. But how could the beautiful illegitimate child ever aspire to such a dream? The answer lay in a perilous deception. Her masquerade succeeded -- too well. Caught in a web of her...  more

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The Road to Paradise Island by Victoria Holt
Annalice Mallory, the sheltered daughter of a family of map makers, discovers the cryptic diary of her long-dead ancestor that includes a map of a mysterious far-off island. Philip, Annalice's brother, sets sail for the island, lured by the promise of incomparable riches to be found....  more

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The Witch From the Sea by Philippa Carr
Love, betrayal, murder in Elizabethan England...a headstrong young girl abandons her safe, steady fiance for a dashing Count, only to find his home shrouds secrets as dark and dangerous as the enigmatic Count himself.

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The Captive of Kensington Palace (Queen Victoria, Bk 1) by Jean Plaidy
The young Princess Victoria, strictly confined within the boundaries of Kensington Palace, was being moulded for her awesome future as Queen of England. Surrounded by her dolls and closely guarded by her domineering mother and faithful governess, she slowly became aware of the bitter conflict...  more

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Secret for a Nightingale by Victoria Holt
As a young girl in India, beautiful, high-spirited Susanna Pleydell had first became aware of her special gifts to soothe the sick. But she had sacrificed that calling when she married the dashing and sophisticated Aubrey St. Clare. When they return home to London, however, Aubrey has changed....  more

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The Miracle at St. Bruno's (Daughters of England, Bk 1) by Philippa Carr
"I was born in the September of 1523, nine months after the monks had discovered the child in the crib on that Christmas morning. My birth was, my father used to say, another miracle: He was not young at the time being forty years of age ... My mother, whose great pleasure was tending...  more

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The Courts of Love (The Queens of England, Vol 5) by Jean Plaidy
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The Captive Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy
Drama... Pathos...  Suspense... abound in this poignant novel of Mary Queen of Scots, whose beauty and daring captured  the hearts of men -- and challenged the the cruel power of her most dangerous rival, Elizabeth, Queen of England. From the moment of Mary's imprisonment at...  more

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The Italian Woman (Medici Trilogy, Bk 2) by Jean Plaidy
No longer humiliated and neglected, Catherine de' Medici, the Italian Woman, was free to seek revenge. Henry II of France was dead and she was Queen Regent. Mother of Kings, her sons were tainted in mind and body: Sickly Francis, devoted to Mary, the lovely Queen of Scots; Charles,...  more

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The Plantagenet Prelude (Plantagenet Saga, Bk 1) by Jean Plaidy
A totally engrossing book, one which covers the Plantagenet years under Eleanor of Acquitaine and her husband, King Louis of France. Eleanor was a strong, forceful character, as different from her husband as oil and water. She created the courts of love, reviving the code of chivalry in the...  more

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Beyond the Blue Mountains by Jean Plaidy
Against the tumultuous backdrop of 19th century England and Australia unfolds an intense and moving tale. "Three women followed the beam of love across four decades, from an old world to a new. Kitty Kennedy, alone in the brutal England of George II, lost her lover to prison before she...  more

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Melisande by Jean Plaidy
Green- eyed Mellisande was as innocent as she was beautiful and she knew no more about the strange English life her guardian was taking her to than she did about the mysterious circumstances of her birth.  Yet after the strictness of the French nuns who hand raised her, the promise of a new...  more

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Royal Road to Fotheringay by Jean Plaidy
As the child-bride of the frail Dauphin, Mary Stuart was unaware of the ecstasies of the flesh. But the vibrantly sensual woman sleeping within her was soon awakened by two power-hungry men who seduced her and betrayed her in pursuit of their ruthless dreams. Once aroused, the young Queen's...  more

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The Murder in the Tower (Stuart Saga, Bk 1) by Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert (Writing...
Set in the court of James I of England, this is the story of Frances, Countess of Essex, and the path she took to rid herself of her husband so that she could marry the king’s favorite, Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset.

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In the Shadow of the Crown by Jean Plaidy
As Henry VIII's only child, the future seemed golden for Princess Mary. She was the daughter of Henry's first queen, Katharine of Aragon, and was heir presumptive to the throne of England. Red-haired like her father, she was also intelligent and deeply religious like her staunchly Catholic...  more

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The Lady in the Tower by Jean Plaidy
One of history’s most complex and alluring women comes to life in this classic novel by the legendary Jean Plaidy.Young Anne Boleyn was not beautiful but she was irresistible, capturing the hearts of kings and commoners alike. Daughter of an ambitious country lord, Anne was sent to France...  more

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Victoria Victorious (Queens of England, Vol 3) by Jean Plaidy
In this unforgettable novel of Queen Victoria, Jean Plaidy re-creates a remarkable life filled with romance, triumph, and tragedy. At birth, Princess Victoria was fourth in line for the throne of England, the often-overlooked daughter of a prince who died shortly after her birth. She and her...  more

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Caroline, The Queen by Jean AKA Victoria Holt Plaidy
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PERDITA'S PRINCE (Plaidy, Jean, Georgian Saga, Bk. 6.) by Jean Plaidy
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Uneasy Lies the Head (Tudor Saga, Bk 1) by Jean Plaidy
In the aftermath of the bloody Wars of the Roses, Henry Tudor has seized the English crown, finally uniting the warring Houses of York and Lancaster through his marriage to Elizabeth of York. But whilst Henry VII rules wisely and justly, he is haunted by Elizabeth's missing brothers; the...  more

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St Thomas's Eve by Jean Plaidy
No one dared refuse the friendship of the king. Especially a king like Henry. But neither friendship, nor fame, nor fortune, nor fear of the executioner's ax could corrupt the honor of a man like Sir Thomas Moore. When Henry's consuming passion to make Anne Boleyn his Queen became the storm...  more

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The Love Child (Daughters of England, Bk 6) by Philippa Carr
In an England riddled by political and religious strife, Priscilla Eversleigh fights off the man who ravaged her, who is attempting to possess her daughter, and who separates her through a dark secret they share from the man she truly loves.

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William's Wife (The Queens of England Series , Vol 9) by Jean Plaidy
Fortune placed Lady Mary, elder daughter of the Duke of York, in line for England's throne -- and thrust this gentle beauty, at age fifteen, into a loveless political marriage with her cold-hearted Protestant cousin, William of Orange.In her own poignant words, Lady Mary recounts her strange and...  more

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Spain for the Sovereigns by Jean Plaidy
Isabella, Queen of Spain: Married to Ferdinand after continual fears and disappointments, Isabella triumphed over every danger convinced of her true destiny

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The Queen's Secret by Jean Plaidy
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Katharine, the Virgin Widow (Tudor Saga, Bk 2) by Jean Plaidy
IN THE ROYAL MARRIAGE MARKET THE INFANTA OF SPAIN WAS A TRUE PRIZE In the eyes of the world, Katharine of Aragon was a precious object to be disposed of for the glory of Spain. Her parents, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, send her to England to become the bride of Arthur, Prince of...  more

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SONG OF THE SIREN by Philippa Carr
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Queen of This Realm (Queens of England, Vol 2) by Jean Plaidy
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Lilith by Jean Plaidy
The compelling story of a mistress and her servant in Victorian England, written by the beloved, bestselling author of "Victoria in the Wings" and "Queen of This Realm". Amanda Leigh, heiress to Leigh House, and Lilith, her servant, share an adventure that takes them from Cornwall to London--and...  more

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The Prince and the Quakeress (Georgian Saga, Bk 4) by Jean Plaidy
They shared a secret love that the world could not accept. The Prince of Wales -- later King George III -- was riding through St. James Market when he first saw -- in a window above a linen-draper's shop -- the love of his life.  Hannah Lightfoot was a ravishing beauty, but she was...  more

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The Queen's Husband by Jean Plaidy
Victoria and Albert were destined for each other. Albert, younger son of a minor German duke, was ambitious. He well knew what marriage to the Queen of England would do for him. Victoria was independent - until she saw Albert at Windsor. Suddently, she fell in love. Wildly. Deeply. So did...  more

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The Third George (Georgian Saga, Bk 5) by Jean Plaidy
Young George III wanted more than anything to be a good king, but by the late eighteenth century England was no longer a small island nation.  George's brilliant ministers were determined to make her greater still -- the most powerful empire the world had ever known. George, the...  more

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Queen in Waiting (Georgian Saga, Bk 2) by Jean Plaidy
SHE WAS DESTINED TO BE QUEEN, BUT TIME WAS RUNNING OUT.... Her name was Caroline of Ansbach, a woman taught the cruelties of life at an early age. Refusing to succumb to her stepfather's abominable behavior, she married George Augustus, Prince of Hanover -- the man next in line to be...  more

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The Wandering Prince by Jean Plaidy
He was born Charles Stuart, and deprived of his heritage, he was forced to spend the early years of his manhood wandering Europe. He became Charles II, King of England, the most fascinating rake in British history. It is the story of Charles' early years that is told here through the eyes...  more

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The Rose Without a Thorn (Queens of England, Book 11) by Jean Plaidy
"I DIE A QUEEN, BUT I WOULD RATHER DIE THE WIFE OF THOMAS CULPEPPER."If Katherine Howard had not been born both poor and beautiful, or had she not been adopted by her grandmother, the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, she might indeed have wed her childhood playmate, Thomas Culpepper.But left to run...  more

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The Black Opal by Victoria Holt
Abandoned as a baby, her exotic beauty prompted hushed whispers of gypsy blood. But lovely Carmel March remained shrouded in mystery ...  When tragedy struck her adopted home of Commonwood House, little Carmel had been bundled off to Australia. Returning to England as a young woman,...  more

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A Time for Silence by Philippa Carr
Though ensonced in an exclusive Belgian finishing school, Lucinda discovers that she cannot always be protected from life. She learns the truth of her friend Annabelndia's romantic escapades just as the terror of World War I sends the German army sweeping across Europe, sending the girls fleeing...  more

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Lord of the Far Island by Victoria Holt & Philippa Carr
She was that most despised of creatures, a Poor Relation. Ellen Kellaway, orphaned at five, had been taken in be wealthy cousins, raised as a companion to their daughter - never once allowed to forget that her every advantage was owed to the charity of others. But her life of deferece and...  more

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The Thistle and the Rose (Tudor Saga, Bk 8) by Jean Plaidy
From the pen of the legendary historical novelist Jean Plaidy comes the story of Princess Margaret Tudor, whose life of tragedy, bloodshed, and scandal would rival even that of her younger brother, Henry VIII. Princess Margaret Tudor is the greatest prize when her father, Henry VII,...  more

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The King of the Castle by Victoria Holt
Will Dallas show the Comte that she is just as competent an art restorer as her father? Will she survive the nasty tricks of Comte's strange, wilful daughter? Will Dallas be scared off the job by ghosts, danger and the hanging mystery of the Comte's dead wife? Will she and the Comte eventually...  more

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The Adulteress by Philippa Carr
When Zipporah Ransome set out for Eversleigh Court, her family's ancestral home, she was a sensible, predictable person. Married to a man she had known since childhood, Zipporah was satisfied with her quiet life, happy to put behind her the legacy of scandal that had long stained her heritage....  more

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Mistress of Mellyn & Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt
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The Gossamer Cord (Daughters of England, Bk 18) by Philippa Carr
Twins Dorabella and Violetta Denver are as different as morning and midnight. Fragile, frivolous Dorabella is impetuous, while Violetta is sturdy and practical -- and quite uneasy about Dorabella's impulsive marriage to Dermot Tregarland. Then, just after the arrival of her first child,...  more

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The Changeling by Philippa Carr
A story of love, envy, passion, and betrayal, by Britain's famed historical romans novelist.

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Will You Love Me in September? by Victoria Holt & Eleanor Hibbert & Philippa ...
In early eighteenth-century England, young Clarissa succumbs to the charms of Lance Clavering--who may imperil her fortune and her life--and confronts rebel Dickon Frenshaw--who may be her salvation.

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Voices in a Haunted Room by Philippa Carr & Victoria Holt & Jean Plaidy
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The Pool of St. Branok (Daughters of England, Bk 14) by Philippa Carr
Angelet Cadorson (The Return of the Gypsy), meets Benedict Landson, a young family connection, on a visit from Australia. One incident marks her indelibly. At the superstition-laden pool of St. Branok in Cornwall, she is saved from a rapist by Ben. When she and Ben dispose of the attacker's...  more

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Midsummer's Eve by Philippa Carr
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Seven For a Secret by Victoria Holt
Tragedy brought young Frederica to the idyllic hamlet of Harper's Green. But as she grew from child to woman, she became powerless against her love for the enigmatic Crispin Tamarisk, and drawn more closely to his family's secrets and curses that seemed directed to her.... A Main Selection of...  more

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The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt & Philippa Carr & Jean Plaidy
To all appearances, Anna Brett was a quiet, capable young woman whose only ambition was to carry on the profitable antiques business bequeathed her by a spinster aunt. And so she was -- until the memory of a cherished moment with a blue-eyed stranger suddenly returned to haunt her with savage...  more

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Daughters of England (Daughters of England, Bk 20) (Large Print) by Philippa Carr
I was beginning to realize that there was something unusual about our marriage... King Charles has returned after Cromwell's puritanical rule and England is determined to be merry. The delights of the theatre beckon to young Sarah Standish, whose friendship with a beautiful actress prompts...  more

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The princess of Celle (G.K. Hall large print book series) by Jean Plaidy
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Here Lies Our Sovereign Lord by Jean Plaidy
Here is the vivid world of England under the romantic figure of Charles II. A beloved king with a zest for life.

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The Shadow of the Pomegranate (Tudor Saga, Bk 3) by Jean Plaidy
THE MARRIAGE OF KATHERINE OF ARAGON AND KING HENRY VIII WAS A RIGHT ROYAL MATCH. England loved the young lovers, but hardly were they wed when powerful people in Henry's court were spinning webs of intrigue around the innocent royal pair. Spanish spies, the Pope's men, the...  more

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Red Rose of Anjou (The thirteenth volume in the Plantagenet saga) by Jean Plaidy
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The Devil On Horseback by Victoria Holt
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