The Landower Legacy
Caroline's promising future dissolves without her knowing why. Her search for answers violates the iron rules of Victorian society. It takes her to the wild moors of Cornwall and pits her against her shy, pretty sister.
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This is the first book by Victoria Holt that I ever read, so I really didn’t know what to expect. I had come across some interesting reviews and recommendations from readers who enjoyed gothic novels and historically accurate events in them, which I also consider a must, so I decided to give it a chance.
First of all, I researched a bit on the author and I found out that ‘Victoria Holt’ was a pseudonym used by Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert to write novel...more
A mi juicio no es de los mejores libros que he leido de esta autora. Ya que no tenia mucho suspense, eso fue al final solamente y nos un misterio desde el principio que se fuera desentrañando poco a poco que es lo que a mi me gusta.
The Landower Legacy is about Caroline Tressidor and her life in late Victorian England. There are some family secrets that give her the short end of the inheritance stick, so she goes to live with her Aunt Mary at Tressidor Manor in the country.
This book was enjoyable because it had the following eleme...more
Eleanor Alice Burford, Mrs. George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subjec...more