Category Archives: Kathleen Kellow

Lilith by Kathleen Kellow

Here’s another beautiful cover submitted by Oliver Carter from the UK! Lilith was first published by Robert Hale in 1954 under the pseudonym Kathleen Kellow, and later reprinted under the Jean Plaidy pen name. “For Amanda Leigh, only child of a stern, pious aristocrat, life is very dreary until a new servant joins the household. read more »

review: Rochester, the Mad Earl

Rochester, the Mad Earl by Kathleen Kellow The adventures and exploits of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, are resurrected in this 1957 novel by Jean Plaidy, under one of her lesser-known pseudonyms—Kathleen Kellow. Rochester’s father, Henry Wilmot, was responsible for cutting the Roundhead-pursued Charles II’s curls, helping him escape the country incognito during Cromwell’s read more »

review: The World’s a Stage by Kathleen Kellow

The World’s a Stage by Kathleen Kellow 18th Century Irish actress Peg Woffington and actor/manager David Garrick are brought to life in this rather hard-to-find novel by Kathleen Kellow (a pseudonym of historical author Jean Plaidy). Peg began life in a poor home without a father, and found her calling at an early age. She read more »