About the Author
Victoria Holt is one of the world’s most beloved writers of romantic fiction. Her bestselling novels include Seven for a Secret, Daughter of Deceit, Snare of Serpents, The India Fan, and The Silk Vendetta. Miss Holt also wrote many bestselling novels under the names Jean Plaidy and Philippa Carr. More than 56 million copies of Victoria Holt novels have been sold worldwide, and there are more than 14 illion copies of Jean Plaidy and more than 3 million copies of Philippa Carr stories in print. Victoria Holt died in January 1993.