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Mistress of Mellyn

ISBN-10: 0312384157

ISBN-13: 9780312384159

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Victoria Holt

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Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what bout its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded? As she approached the sprawling mansion towering above the cliffs of Cornwall, an odd chill of apprehension overcame her. TreMellyn's young daugher, Alvean, proved as spoiled and difficult as the three governesses before Martha had discovered. But it was the girl's father whose cool, arrogant demeanor unleashed unfimiliar sensations and turmoil--even as whispers of past tragedy and present danger begin to insinuate themselves into Martha's life. Powerless against her growing desire for the enigmatic Connan, she is drawn deeper into family secrets--as passion overpowers reason, sending her head and heart spinning. But though evil lurks in the shadows, so does love--and the freedom to find a golden promise forever...
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

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.