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Holt, Victoria 1906-1993

Works: 171 works in 3,374 publications in 29 languages and 84,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Love stories  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Bildungsromans  Anecdotes  Humor  Biographical fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PR6015.I3, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Victoria Holt
The captive by Victoria Holt( Book )

81 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John, a fugitive from England wrongly accused of murder, and an English girl named Rosetta are shipwrecked in Africa, seized by pirates, and finally escape to England, where they strive to prove his innocence
The India fan by Victoria Holt( Book )

90 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drusilla Delaney, the daughter of an impoverished minister, becomes fascinated with the wealthy Framling family - especially with the son and daughter, the mysterious Fabian, and the beautiful, impetuous Lavinia. Through them, she finds herself the unlikely heir to an extraordinary bejeweled fan made of peacock feathers. But through priceless and dazzling to behold, the fan bears a curse that promises ill fortune - and even death - to whoever possesses it
Daughter of deceit by Victoria Holt( Book )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 3,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noelle Tremaston's charmed yet unconventional life as the daughter of the infamous Desiree, darling of the London stage, comes crashing to a halt when her mother takes in a struggling ingenue and disaster strikes. Noelle flees to Paris where, on the eve of World War I, a bizarre twist of fate will lead her into unsolved mysteries -- and the arms of love
Seven for a secret by Victoria Holt( Book )

85 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 3,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three British women share a terrible childhood secret
Snare of serpents by Victoria Holt( Book )

71 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 3,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving Edinburgh for Africa after a murder trial, a young woman's security begins to crumble as she discovers old secrets may again be resurrected
The black opal by Victoria Holt( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 3,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the very beginning her life had been shrouded by secrets. Found one spring morning among the azaleas of Commonwood House, Carmel March was taken in by Dr. Marline and his ailing wife
The silk vendetta by Victoria Holt( Book )

80 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 3,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of passion and intrigue, family fortunes, and deadly betrayals set in Victorian London, Florence, and Paris
The road to Paradise Island by Victoria Holt( Book )

95 editions published between 1086 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 3,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. But when he doesn't return, Annalice sets out to find him -- and the secrets of the diary -- in a desperate journey that leads her through the world's most exciting outposts ... and finally to the tropical islands of the South Seas, where she encounters heart-stopping peril, but also the promise of love
Secret for a nightingale by Victoria Holt( Book )

86 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 3,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susanna is aware of her special gifts to soothe the sick and follows Florence Nightingale to Crimea
Lord of the Far Island by Victoria Holt( Book )

132 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 3,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned at five and raised on the charity of wealthy cousins, Ellen Kellaway searches for the secrets of her long lost family on a wild island off the Cornwall coast
The time of the hunter's moon by Victoria Holt( Book )

69 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she returns from Switzerland to a position at an exclusive boarding school in Devon, Cordelia Grant is visited by her Swiss suitor, who mysteriously disappears, and she is courted by a local squire whom she detests
The judas kiss by Victoria Holt( Book )

103 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pippa Ewell arrives in Bavaria to find the truth behind her sister's mysterious death. But she discovers a kingdom glittered with evil and danger, and a fate that had claimed her sister
The mask of the enchantress by Victoria Holt( Book )

95 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of forbidden passions, a beautiful but foreboding castle and a young orphaned girl
The House of a Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt( Book )

99 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Lindsay never imagined that she would be wealthy. Nor that she would fall in love with a man she couldn't trust. Against a background of 19th-century England and Hong Kong, Holt unfolds the spellbinding story of a young Englishwoman who finds a strange new world in the house that is both the one she has dreamed of since childhood and the one where her worst nightmares are about to come true: the House of a Thousand Lanterns
On the night of the seventh moon by Victoria Holt( Book )

82 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after her secret marriage to an aristocrat, an Englishwoman returns to the Black Forest on a tragic quest which began on the night of the Seventh Moon
My enemy the Queen by Victoria Holt( Book )

82 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 16 languages and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Lettice who married the Earl of Leicester, whom Elizabeth I loved. It was Lettice who was the mother of the Queen's beloved Earl of Essex. It was always Lettice, the constant spoiler in the triangle of love surrounding Elizabeth
The pride of the peacock by Victoria Holt( Book )

124 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica's friendship with Ben Henniker not only helps her regain the Cleverling estate but also brings her a share in Henniker's Austrailian opal mines
The demon lover by Victoria Holt( Book )

63 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love affair between miniature painter Kate Collison and the overbearing Baron de Centeville is threatened by deception, intrigue, rape, war, and murder, in a story set in Paris during the Second Empire
The Landower legacy by Victoria Holt( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee year, a 14-year-old girl blurts a secret, and the consequences in her life extend ten years to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt( Book )

124 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha has many moments of foreboding as she begins her new job as governess to Alvean, daughter of widower, Con TreMellyn. Soon she hears of strange accidents, sudden deaths, and mysteries, and only her love for the little girl- and her father- makes Martha resolve to stay and unravel the mystery of Mellyn
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The black opal
Alternative Names

controlled identityPlaidy, Jean, 1906-1993

Burford, Eleanor.

Burford, Eleanor, 1906-1993.

Burford, Eleanor Alice 1906-1993

Burford Hibbert, Eleanor Alice.

Carr, Philippa

Carr, Philippa 1906-1993

Carr, Phillipa 1906-1993

Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert

Eleanor Burford crivaine britannique

Eleanor Hibbert britische Schriftstellerin

Eleanor Hibbert Brits auteur

Eleanor Hibbert scrittrice inglese

Ford, Elbur.

Ford, Elbur 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor

Hibbert, Eleanor (1906-1993).

Hibbert, Eleanor A. 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor A. Burford

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice, 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor Burford, 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor (Eleanor Alice Burford), 1906-1993

Hibbert Eleonor

Hibbert, George Percival, Mrs.

Holt, Victoria

Holt, Victoria pseud

Holt, Viktoria

Holt, Viktoria 1906-1993

Holta, Viktorija, 1906-1993

Kellow, Kathleen.

Kellow, Kathleen 1906-1993

Kholt, Viktorii︠a︡ 1906-1993

Percival, Anne

Plaidy, Jean

Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993

Tate, Ellalice.

Tate, Ellalice 1906-1993

Victoria Holt

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