The king of the castle

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Doubleday, 1967 - Fiction - 310 pages
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Dallas Lawson came alone to the legend-haunted chateau, the castle of the notorious Comte de la Talle, deep in the wine country of France. When she set eyes on the handsome Comte, she knew she would never leave willingly. What she didn't know was that she might never leave ... alive.

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User Review  - nu-bibliophile - LibraryThing

Victoria Holt is one of my favorite authors. Her novels never seem to disappoint me. I'm anxious in seeking out her other out of print novels to read and enjoy them. Read full review

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Will Dallas show the Comte that she is just as competent an art restorer as her father? Will she survive the nasty tricks of Comte's strange, wilful daughter? Will Dallas be scared off the job by ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
36
Section 3
61
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About the author (1967)

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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