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Virginia Henley

(Virginia Syddall Henley)
UK flag (b.1935)

Virginia Syddall was born on December 5, 1935 in England, where her father, Thomas Syddall, taught her to love history. She obtained a degree inHistory in the University. In 1956, Virginia married Arthur Henley. They moved to America, and now they live most of the year in St. Petersburg, Florida, and they spend the hot summers in Ontario, Canada, where they have their two adult children and three grandsons.

Virginia Henley is a New York Times bestselling writer of historical novels.Her work has been translated into fourteen languages. She is the recipientof more than a dozen writing awards, including a Romantic Times LifetimeAchievement Award, a Waldenbooks' Bestselling Award, and a Maggie Award forExcellence from the Georgia Romance Writers.

Genres: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance
Virginia Henley recommends
Hour of the Rose (1994)
(Draycott Abbey, book 1)
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"Christina Skye is superb!"
You Belong to My Heart (1996)
Nan Ryan
"Vintage Nan Ryan... it smolders with sexuality."
The Raven's Moon (1997)
(Scottish Clans (Scott-Macrae-Fraser), book 2)
Susan King
"Susan King's talent is a gift from the gods."
Seducing Sullivan (1998)
Julie Elizabeth Leto
"Blazing hot! A story so sexually seductive you can't stop reading!"
The Prisoner (2001)
(Orphan, book 1)
Karyn Monk
"[It] will fill your heart with joy."
One Knight Stands (2005)
(Ladies of St. Jude Abbey, book 2)
Jocelyn Kelley
"A splendid read."
Midnight's Bride (2007)
(Blackthorn Trilogy, book 2)
Sophia Johnson
"A heart-stopping love story wrapped in an enchanting, mythic legend."
Too Wicked To Kiss (2010)
(Gothic Love Story, book 1)
Erica Ridley
"A unique gothic romance complete with murder, madness, and mayhem!"
The Guardian (2011)
(Return of the Highlanders, book 1)
Margaret Mallory
"Margaret Mallory bring[s] history to vivid, pulsing life."
Almost a Bride (2011)
Kimberly Llewellyn
"Llewellyn's voice is witty, cheeky & sexy."
Against the Wind (2013)
(Agents of the Crown , book 2)
Regan Walker
"Regan Walker writes great historical romance!."
Secrets of Moore House (2014)
Susan Kearney
"No one writes a hero like Susan Kearney!"
Crescendo (2018)
(Montbryce Legacy, book 8)
Anna Markland
"An epic medieval romance with characters of amazing depth."

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