1981 Hardcover Book, The Judas Kiss, Victoria Holt, Book Club Edition, Mystery, Novel, Literature, Suspense, Victorian Romance
A hardcover book entitled The Judas Kiss by Victoria Holt.
Pippa Ewell had left behind the dark and forbidding Greystone Manor -- also the memories of Conrad, the handsome stranger who had swept her breathlessly into his arms and heart. But Pippa returned to find the truth behind her sister's mysterious death. And suddenly the fairy-tale kindgom glittered with evil and danger . . .
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 more than 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.
8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
Published by Doubleday and Company -- 1981 -- Book Club Edition
This book is in used but in very good 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 good condition with some tears along the edges.
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