Standard Name: Walford, Lucy
Birth Name: Lucy Bethia Colquhoun
Indexed Name: L. B. Walford
Indexed Name: Mrs L. B. Walford
Used Form: LB Walford
published more than forty-five books, primarily fiction (novels and short stories), as well as biographies and journalism over the final three decades of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. She was a popular as well as prolific novelist whose early works in particular garnered high praise. Reviewers tended to prize the conventional romantic plots and simple domestic settings, but also her spirited and comedic tone.