Woman of Iron

Woman of Iron Hannah Noble was only a kitchen maid in the ironmaster s house a member ofthe family but illegitimate Joss Colby was just the manager of theironworks but ruthless and determined to be part of the re

  • Title: Woman of Iron
  • Author: Sheila Holland
  • ISBN: 9780006171010
  • Page: 228
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hannah Noble was only a kitchen maid in the ironmaster s house a member ofthe family, but illegitimate Joss Colby was just the manager of theironworks, but ruthless and determined to be part of the revolution that wasmaking British industry the leader of the world Only one woman stood in hisway.

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  • Sheila Holland

    Sheila Ann Mary Coates Hollandaka Sheila Holland, Sheila Coates, Charlotte Lamb, Sheila Lancaster, Victoria Woolf, Laura HardySheila Ann Mary Coates was born on 1937 in Essex, England, just before the Second World War in the East End of London As a child, she was moved from relative to relative to escape the bombings of World War II Sheila attended the Ursuline Convent for Girls On leaving school at 16, the convent educated author worked for the Bank of England as a clerk Sheila continued her education by taking advantage of the B of E s enormous library during her lunch breaks and after work She later worked as a secretary for the BBC While there, she met and married Richard Holland, a political reporter A voracious reader of romance novels, she began writing at her husband s suggestion She wrote her first book in three days with three children underfoot In between raising her five children including a set of twins , Charlotte wrote several novels She used both her married and maiden names, Sheila Holland and Sheila Coates, before her first novel as Charlotte Lamb, Follow a Stranger, was published by Mills Boon in 1973 She also used the pennames Sheila Lancaster, Victoria Wolf and Laura Hardy Sheila was a true revolutionary in the field of romance writing One of the first writers to explore the boundaries of sexual desire, her novels often reflected the forefront of the sexual revolution of the 1970s Her books touched on then taboo subjects such as child abuse and rape, and she created sexually confident even dominant heroines She was also one of the first to create a modern romantic heroine independent, imperfect, and perfectly capable of initiating a sexual or romantic relationship A prolific author, Sheila penned than 160 novels, most of them for Mills Boon Known for her swiftness as well as for her skill in writing, Sheila typically wrote a minimum of two thousand words per day, working from 9 00 a.m until 5 00 p.m While she once finished a full length novel in four days, she herself pegged her average speed at two weeks to complete a full novel Since 1977, Sheila had been living on the Isle of Man as a tax exile with her husband and four of their five children Michael Holland, Sarah Holland, Jane Holland, Charlotte Holland and David Holland Sheila passed away on October 8, 2000 in her baronial style home Crogga on the Island She is greatly missed by her many fans, and by the romance writing community.


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