Popular Mills & Boon novelist Ida Pollock has died, aged 105. She passed away on Tuesday (03Dec13) in Cornwall, England. No more details were available as WENN went to press.
Pollock's prolific writing career stretched over more than 90 years and included more than 120 romance novels, most of which were written under pseudonyms, including Joan Allen, Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Jane Beaufort and Marguerite Bell.
Many of her books were released through Mills & Boon, a British publishing house famed for producing romantic fiction, and she continued writing up until her death.
She still has two more novels, her 124th and 125th books, due for publication in the new year (14).
Her husband, Hugh Alexander Pollock, was previously married to another writer - celebrated children's author Enid Blyton.