Henrietta Keddie, who wrote under the pen name Scottish
author who aimed at a predominantly female audience. Over her nearly sixty-year publishing career she produced more than one novel a year, with a total somewhere over 75 but under 100. Her books rarely ran to more than one edition. Writing in the vein of domestic realism, she often employed historical and often Scottish settings. She summed up her own literary output as consisting of a good many novels, historical and present-day stories for girls, historical sketches . . . [and several lives] of remarkable women.
, was a prolific