My name is Arleigh, I am in my late thirties and live in Georgia, USA. I first came across Jean Plaidy in 2004, shortly after I was introduced to the genre of Historical Fiction by Philippa Gregory. I like PG for entertainment, but I fell in love with Plaidy’s writing style right away and began buying all of the reprint novels. Once I found she wrote over 200 books under 8 different pseudonyms I started scouring library sales and used bookstores, as well as buying online. 10 years later and my “Jean Plaidy” title collection is complete, along with Victoria Holt and Philippa Carr, though the rare earlier novels I find here and there (if I can afford them!). Currently I have read over 60 of her novels, which doesn’t seem like much over a decade, although work and motherhood slow my reading time immensely.
11th Century 12th Century 16th Century 17th Century 18th Century 19th Century Cagliostro Cardinal de Rohan Caroline of Brunswick Catherine de' Medici Cesare Borgia Charles II David Garrick Dorothy Jordan Edward IV Edward Pritchard Eleanor of Aquitaine Elizabethan Elizabeth I Elizabeth Woodville Ferdinand of Castile French Revolution George IV Henry II of England Henry VIII Jane Shore Jeanne de la Mott-Valois Katherine of Aragon Lettice Knollys Louis VII of France Marie Antoinette Marie d’Aubray Mary II of England Non-Fiction Peg Woffington Prince Regent Queen Victoria Restoration England Sir Thomas More Stuart Dynasty Tudor Victorian William IV William of Orange William the Conqueror