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Shivering Sands - a book by Holt, Victoria

Shivering Sands

Shivering Sands( )
Author: Holt, Victoria
Series title:Casablanca Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Imprint:Sourcebooks Casablanca
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

In 19th-century England Caroline Verlaine, a young widow, travels to the Coast of Kent in search of her sister who disappeared while investigating some nearby ruins. She finds work at an old estate overlooking the shivering sands, powerful quicksands that have been known to swallow entire ships. Her employers are a strange, distrustful family, haunted by the past. Caroline nonetheless finds herself drawn to them and to the son, Napier Stacy, in particular. The further Caroline...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Romance / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.26 x 7.77 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.999 Pounds
Author Biography
Holt, Victoria (Author)
Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, 1906-1993 Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert was born on September 1, 1906 in London England. She knew she wanted to be a writer at a young age, but wasn't published util 1947, with her book "Beyond the Blue Mountains." She wrote under the pseudonym Victoria Holt, a name she used for 90 novels.

In the early 70's, Burford Hibbert added another pseudonym to her repetoire, writing the first volume of her "St. Bruno" series under the name Philippa Carr. She was still writing historical fiction under the name of Victoria Holt as well as yet another pseudonym, Jean Plaidy. She used the pseudonyms Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow and Ellalice Tate as well, although she did not write as much under those names. She wrote over 200 hundred novels during her writing career. In 1989, the Romance Writers of America gave her the Golden Treasure award in recognition of her significant contributions to the romance genre.

Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert died on January 18, 1993.


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