Lucilla Andrews





Lucilla Andrews


Born
in Suez, Egypt
November 21, 1919

Died
October 03, 2006

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Lucilla Matthew Andrews Crichton was a British romantic novelist as Lucilla Andrews.
She joined the British Red Cross in 1940 and later trained as a nurse at St Thomas' Hospital, London, during World War II.
She was a founder member of the Romantic Novelists' Association, which honoured her shortly before her death with a lifetime achievement award.
As a writer of thirty-five novels over the period 1954-96 she specialised in hospital romances. Her noms de plume included Diana Gordon and Joanna Marcus.
In late 2006, Lucilla Andrews' autobiography No Time for Romance became the focus of a posthumous controversy. It has been alleged that the novelist Ian McEwan plagiarized from this work while writing his highly-acclaimed novel, Atonement. McEwan
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Average rating: 3.72 · 333 ratings · 23 reviews · 42 distinct works · Similar authors
No Time For Romance

3.69 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1977 — 9 editions
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My Friend The Professor

3.80 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1960 — 5 editions
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The First Year

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1957 — 4 editions
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The Quiet Wards

3.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1956 — 7 editions
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Highland Interlude

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1968
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Hospital Circles

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1967 — 4 editions
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The Print Petticoat

3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1954 — 3 editions
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Flowers From The Doctor

3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1963
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Silent Song

3.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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The Crystal Gull

3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1978 — 4 editions
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