Emily Sarah Holt (1836-1893) was an English novelist. She wrote about fifty books, mainly for children. Most of her work can be classified as historical novels. Her work has a Protestant religious theme. Amongst her works are Mistress Margery (1868), Ashcliffe Hall (1870), The Well in the Desert (1872), The White Rose of Langley (1875), Clare Avery (1876), Imogen (1876), For the Master's Sake (1877), Earl Hubert's Daughter (1880), The Maidens' Lodge (1880), A Forgotten Hero (1883), Ye Olden Time (1884), The Lord Mayor (1884), Wearyholme (1884), The Lord of the Marches (1884), A Tangled Web (1885), Our Little Lady (1887), Out in the Forty-Five (1888), In Convent Walls (1888), King and Priest (1888), The King's Daughters (1888), It Might Have Been (1889), The White Lady of Hazelwood (1891), Countess Maud (1892), All's Well (1893), One Snowy Night (1893), The Harvest of Yesterday (1893), Princess Adelaide (1893), Through the Storm (1895), Lights in the Darkness (1896), and The Gold that Glitters (1896).