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Christina Croft

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Christina Croft was born in Warwickshire, England, and grew up in Yorkshire. Educated at Notre Dame Grammar School, Leeds, she graduated in English and Divinity in Liverpool and obtained teaching and nursing qualifications. She began her writing career as a poet but moved on to biography and novels as well as giving talks about the Romanovs, Habsburgs, Queen Victoria and other late 19th and early 20th century royalties. Her other interests include general history, spirituality, herbs, nature and animals.

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Christina Croft Do something else for a while and just let the story simmer...then sit down and write through the block.
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Queen Victoria's Granddaugh...

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Alice, The Enigma - A Biogr...

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Queen Victoria's Cousins

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Most Beautiful Princess

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A Leeds Woolen Mill Before the First World War

Before my grandmother's death at the age of 98 in 1994, I made a recording of her memories of life in pre-WW1 Leeds. This was her memory of working in a woolen mill...
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Description: An excerpt from my novel, based on the remarkable life of Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia, sister of the last Tsarina.

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Queen Victoria's Granddaughters by Christina Croft
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I've read one too many books containing information Kaiser Wilhelm II and how much of an evil man he was. This book is a good book about the other side of the man who apparently is viewed to have started world war and ruined his e..." Read more of this review »
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