Hardcover Book, A Time For Silence, Philippa Carr, Mystery, Novel, Historical Fiction, Literature, Suspense, Romance

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Hardcover Book, A Time For Silence, Philippa Carr, Mystery, Novel, Historical Fiction, Literature, Suspense, Romance

A hardcover book entitled A Time For Silence by Philippa Car (Victoria Holt). Part of a series of mother to daughter generations stories telling the history of England from Henry VIII to WW II.

When Lucinda Greenham and her impetuous friend Annabelinda Denver leave London for finishing school in Europe, neither imagines the trouble to come. It takes many forms: Anabelinda's secret affair; the child born out of wedlock; and the German invasion of Belgium.
With the Germans one step behind, the girls flee across a stunned Europe on the brink of World War I, to arrive safely in England at last. Picking up the pieces of their lives, they consign Annabelinda's damaging past to secrecy, only to be faced with blackmail so severe it leads to murder. As the girls will learn too late, there is a time for truth and a time for silence.

Eleanor Alice Hibbert (1906 – 1993) was an English author who combined imagination with facts to bring history alive through novels of fiction and romance. She was a prolific writer who published several books a year in different literary genres, each genre under a different pen name: Jean Plaidy for the fictionalized history of European royalty; Victoria Holt for gothic romances, and Philippa Carr for a multi-generational family saga. A literary split personality, she also wrote light romances, crime novels, murder mysteries and thrillers under the various pseudonyms including Eleanor Burford, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival, and Ellalice Tate. In 1989, the Romance Writers of America gave her the Golden Treasure award in recognition of her significant contributions to the romance genre. By the time of her death, she had written more than 200 books that worldwide sold over 100 million copies in 20 languages. She continues to be a widely borrowed author among British libraries. Her popular works of historical fiction are appreciated by readers and critics alike for their accuracy, quality of writing, and attention to detail.

Size:
8½ x 5¾ inches
239 pages
Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons New York -- 1991 -- First Edition

This book is in fine condition. It has no rips or tears. The binding is solid and tight. The book's pages clean and crisp. The dust cover is in fine condition with no rips or tears.

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