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Dorothy Eden


(Dorothy Enid Eden)
New Zealand (1912 - 1982)

aka Mary Paradise

Dorothy Enid Eden (1912 - 1982) was a novelist and short story writer. She was born April 3, 1912 in Canterbury Plains, New Zealand, where she attended school and worked as a legal secretary before moving to England in 1954. She died of cancer in London on March 4, 1982.

Eden was best known for her writings in the historical, suspense, and Gothic genres. In addition to writing novels, she also contributed to magazines, including Redbook and Good Housekeeping.
 

Genres: Mystery, Romantic Suspense
 
Novels
   The Singing Shadows (1940)
   The Laughing Ghost (1943)
   We Are for the Dark (1944)
   The Schoolmaster's Daughter (1946)
     aka The Daughters of Ardmore Hall
   Summer Sunday (1946)
   Walk Into My Parlour (1947)
   Crow Hollow (1950)
   The Voice of the Dolls (1950)
   Cat's Prey (1952)
     aka Let Us Prey
   Lamb to the Slaughter (1953)
     aka The Brooding Lake
   Bride by Candlelight (1954)
   Night of the Letter (1955)
     aka Darling Clementine
   Death Is a Red Rose (1956)
   The Pretty Ones (1957)
   Listen to Danger (1958)
   The Deadly Travellers (1959)
   The Sleeping Bride (1959)
   An Afternoon Walk (1960)
   Lady of Mallow (1960)
     aka Samantha
   Sleep in the Woods (1960)
   Afternoon for Lizards (1961)
     aka Bridge of Fear
   Face of An Angel (1961) (as by Mary Paradise)
   Shadow of A Witch (1962) (as by Mary Paradise)
   Whistle for the Crows (1962)
   Darkwater (1963)
     aka The Bird in the Chimney
   Ravenscroft (1964)
     aka Bella
   The Marriage Chest (1965)
   Never Call it Loving (1966)
   Siege in the Sun (1967)
   Winterwood (1967)
   The Shadow Wife (1968)
   The Vines of Yarrabee (1969)
   Melbury Square (1970)
   Waiting for Willa (1970)
   Speak to Me of Love (1972)
   The Millionaire's Daughter (1974)
   The Time of the Dragon (1975)
   The Salamanca Drum (1977)
   The Storrington Papers (1978)
   The American Heiress (1980)
   An Important Family (1982)
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Collections
   Yellow is for Fear (1968)
   The House on Hay Hill (1976)
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Omnibus editions
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