The final title in the captivating Victorian series
Jean Plaidy, one of the pre-eminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also know as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.
"Jean Plaidy doesn't just write the history, she makes it come
alive" -- Julia Moffat * RNA *
"These books are page-turners; they offer a wonderful way to learn about history, their heroines are smart, strong and in control of their destinies and their stories will remain with you for ever...They are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history." * Daily Express *
"Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting" * Observer *
"One of England's foremost historical novelists" * Birmingham Mail *
"Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama" * New York Times *