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The still unidentified novelist Mrs Ross, known only by her surname, published a rush of titles—seven—between 1811 and 1816. Her work is racy, highly-coloured, and heavily moralised. Later works once listed as hers have now been re-attributed to Elizabeth B. Lester.
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By October 1811 Mrs Ross, a novelist about whom nothing is known except her works, published anonymously with the Minerva Press her apparently earliest book, The Cousins; or, A Woman's Promise and a Lover's Vow. Bibliographic Citation link.
By October 1816 MR published, with her name and reference to earlier titles, The Balance of Comfort; or the Old Maid and Married Woman. A Novel; the title-page said 1817. Bibliographic Citation link.
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