The Secret Woman

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Doubleday, 1970 - Fiction - 355 pages
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To all appearances, Anna Brett was a quiet, capable young woman whose only ambition was to carry on the profitable antiques business bequeathed her by a spinster aunt. And so she was -- until the memory of a cherished moment with a blue-eyed stranger suddenly returned to haunt her with savage intensity. It was then Anna discovered the secret woman who waited within her -- impetuous, daring . . . and dangerous.

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User Review  - Shirley Hamlod - Goodreads

I did enjoy this book even though it follows a predictable pattern! They are great for a holiday read! It was a bit slow to get to the main part of the story but I guess it was the build up to what was coming which was good! Read full review

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User Review  - Stefanie Kamerman - Goodreads

Originally published on June 1, 1970, The Secret Woman is being re-released. Last year I discovered the author Victoria Holt and have read many of her books. Just this past week I was able to read yet ... Read full review


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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. Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert died on January 18, 1993.

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