The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Hector, Annie French

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HECTOR, Mrs. Annie French (“Mrs. Alexander”), Irish novelist: b. Dublin, Ireland, 1825; d. London, 10 July 1902. She began to write at an early age and was a prolific and popular writer. Among her books, all of which enjoyed a wide popularity in the United States, are ‘The Wooing O't’ (1873); ‘Ralph Wilton's Weird’ (1875); ‘Her Dearest Foe’ (1876); ‘The Freres’ (1882); ‘A Golden Autumn’ (1897); ‘A Winning Hazard’ (1897); and ‘Kitty Costello’ (1904).