At the Circulating Library Author Information: Jessie Sale Lloyd
Author: Jessie Sale Lloyd (born 1846)
Alternate Name(s): Hopkins (maiden name); Stirling (first married name); Lloyd (second married name)
Biography: Jessie Sale Lloyd was born in 1846 in Devon, the daughter of Major-general William Friend Hopkins. In 1861, she married William Stirling of the Royal Marine Light Infantry and the couple had a daughter. After his early death, she married Major Henry Oliver Lloyd, Welsh Fusiliers, in 1870. In her thirties, she turned to literature beginning with The Hazelhurst Mystery (1877), a sensation novel. She was living in 1891.
References: Allibone; British Census (1881, 1891)
- The Hazelhurst Mystery: A Novel. 2 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1877.
- Ruth Everingham: A Novel. 3 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1879.
- The Silent Shadow: A Novel. 3 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1880.
- Ragamuffins: or, The Arabs of Love Lane. A Tale. 1 vol. London: J. F. Shaw, 1880.
- We Costelions: A Novel. 3 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1882.
- Shadows of the Past: The Autobiography of General Kenyon. 1 vol. London: W. H. Allen, 1882.
- Gold and Silver: A Tale. 2 vol. London: F. V. White, 1884.
- It's Own Reward. 1 vol. London: W. H. Allen, 1886.
- Scamp: A Novel. 3 vol. London: F. V. White, 1887.