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Title:
The shivering sands
Author:
Holt, Victoria, 1906-1993.
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Edition:
[Large print edition].
Publication Information:
Waterville, Me. : G.K. Hall, 2001.

©1969
Physical Description:
488 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 17.0 18922.
ISBN:
9780783895765
Format :
Book

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Author Notes

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.

(Bowker Author Biography)