A writer of great wit and style? I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, of course, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, witty dialogue, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, the main love story. Triumphantly good?Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22 #ad - India knight, Sunday TelegraphAn impetuous flight. Tiffany wield's bad behavior is a serious trial to her chaperone. Highly recommended!""one of the wittiest stories Heyer has concocted, that will have you chuckling to yourself. The same flashes of wit, the wonderful dialogue, and the ridiculous intrigue that are all the ingredients of a first-rate Georgette Heyer.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Her smart, independent heroines and dashing heroes brilliantly illuminate one of the most exciting and fascinating eras of English history, when drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed nobility, and romantic intrigues ruled the day. In this delectable georgette Heyer novel, the lady of quality and her bit-of-a-rake swain are the ones on whom our eyes are fixed.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #ad - They don't play us false. Befriending the wayward girl brings unexpected consequences, among them the conflicting emotions aroused by her guardian, who is quite the rudest man Annis has ever met. Georgette heyer's historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers. But when annis embroils herself in the affairs of a pretty runaway heiress, Miss Lucilla Carleton, she is destined to see a great deal of her fugitive's uncivil and high-handed guardian, Mr.
Oliver Carleton. Miss heyer is in top form. Romantic, amusing, and full of tart-tongued comment on the mores of the time. Publishers weekly"set in Bath in the last years of the Regency, it has the authentic Heyer sparkle. Woman's Journal.
Black Sheep Regency Romances Book 25Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Abigail wendover, on the shelf at 28, is kept busy when her niece falls head over heels in love with a handsome fortune hunter and Abbie is forced into a confrontation with his scandalous uncle. Miles calvery is the black sheep of his family- enormously rich from a long sojourn in India, disconcertingly blunt and brash.
. But he turns out to be Abbie's most important ally in keeping her niece out of trouble. But how can he possibly be considered eligible when she has worked so hard to rebuff his own nephew's suit for her niece? And how can she possibly detach from an ailing sister who needs her? This is a heroine who has to be, literally, swept off her feet.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Dressed in boy's clothing, she's fleeing from London when she's discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on the verge of the most momentous decision of his life. And a heroic rescuewhen sir richard encounters the lovely young fugitive, he knows he can't allow her to travel to the countryside all alone, so he offers himself as her protector.
As it happens, at that very moment Sir Richard could use an escape of his own. What readers say:"marvelous screwball comedy and great romance!""Light–hearted and fun, full of adventure and misadventure. But it is heyer's style, yet more colorful and engaging, much reminiscent of Jane Austen's, that makes this book truly delightful.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4 #ad - A sprightly handful of a heroine, an amused grey–eyed hero, and a colorful and diverse group of supporting characters. Throw in a road trip, and a mystery, a murder over stolen jewels, and there's a little something for everyone. Triumphantly good. Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - A fortune in the balancewhen the incorrigible lady fancot persuades her son to impersonate his twin just for one night, she promises the masquerade sets off a tangled sequence of events that engage Kit's heart far more deeply than he'd ever anticipated with his brother's fiancée-who might know much more about what's going on than she cares to reveal.
. A writer of great wit and style. Kit returns to london on leave from the diplomatic service to find that his twin brother Evelyn has disappeared and his extravagant mother's debts have mounted alarmingly. I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, including regency romances, mysteries, Daily TelegraphGeorgette Heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, and historical fiction.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23 #ad - If evelyn fails to meet the Dowager Lady Stavely in a few days as planned, the betrothal could be off. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
Publishers weekly a missing twinSomething is very wrong, and the Honourable Christopher "Kit" Fancot can sense it. A quick-minded heiressthe fancot family's fortunes are riding on Evelyn's marriage to the self-possessed Cressy Stavely, and her formidable grandmother's approval of the match.
Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle Regency Romances Book 17Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weeklyrank, wealth, and elegance are no match for a young lady who writes novels. Sylvester, duke of Salford, has exacting requirements for a bride. She meets none of his criteria, and even worse, she has written a novel that is sweeping through the ton and causing all kinds of gossip.
. Then he meets phoebe Marlow, a young lady with literary aspirations, and suddenly life becomes very complicated. And he's the main character!what readers say:"a truly brilliant Heyer with an adorable and very real heroine and a hero who is very human!""One of Heyer's most unsung achievements, a classic Pride and Prejudice story.
Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle Regency Romances Book 17 #ad - Hilarity and adventure throughout. The hero may be my all-time favorite. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. He is so drily funny it takes your breath away. What a wonderful love story. Hilariously funny, romantic, even touching in a subtle way.
Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction.
The Unknown Ajax Regency Romances Book 19Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - But even she doesn't guess what he's capable of, until a family crisis arises and only Hugo can preserve the family's honor, leading everybody on a merry chase in the process. What readers say:"what Heyer does best: comedy, engaging characters, and excellent writing. A very enjoyable romp with a positively masterly denouement.
Georgette heyer reaches the pinnacle of her skill with this book. Among the best of Heyer's Regency novels ? very, very funny. The pitch-perfect comedy, as the Ajax takes the reins of the family, is fantastic. ". They are convinced he will prove to be a sadly vulgar person, but nothing could have prepared the beleaguered family for the arrival of Major Hugo Darracott.
The Unknown Ajax Regency Romances Book 19 #ad - . Wonderful entertainment from first page to last. Chicago sunday TribuneA past dispute. When the irascible lord darracott's eldest son dies unexpectedly, the noble family must accept their estranged Yorkshire cousin as heir apparent. A present deception.
Frederica Regency Romances Book 24Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Fun, entertaining, enthralling!"—Wendi's Book Corner "A fun, charming book. Lovely, and refreshingly straightforward, Frederica makes such a strong impression that to his own amazement, competent, the Marquis agrees to help launch them all into society. Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his best to keep his distance.
Frederica is a keeper, going on my bookshelf. Lesa's book critiques "there was a playful, light-hearted feel to this book that, along with the engaging characters, totally charmed me. Genre reviews"the novel ends on a most satisfying note, and I can think of no better way of spending a chilly winter evening — wrapped in a down comforter with my pooch sleeping by my side— than reading this gem of a book.
Frederica Regency Romances Book 24 #ad - Jane austen's world "overflowing with fun and family, this warm, joyful 1965 Regency is one of Heyer's later novels and another popular title. Library Journal. Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age. Philippa gregorya reader favorite from the Queen of Regency Romance, Frederica is a charming story of a woman seeking security for her family, but finding love where and when she least expected it.
Determined to secure a brilliant marriage for her beautiful sister, Frederica seeks out their distant cousin the Marquis of Alverstoke.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. His quiet cousin, stepmother, and young half-brother seem openly disappointed that he survived the wars. Fascinating reading. Authentic atmosphere in a delightful Enlgish tale"—Chicago Sunday TribuneLess than a hero's welcome.
. Returning to his family seat from Waterloo, Gervase Frant, seventh Earl of St Erth, could have expected more enthusiasm for his homecoming. What readers Say:"A must read. Heyer's witty dialog, engaging and sparkling characters, and humorous repartee make this an engaging and wonderful read. One of my favourites; it is a mystery as well as a lighthearted comedy of manners.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11 #ad - Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. You will love the quirky characters, the great suspense plot, and the incredible wit. A breath of fresh air.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Kitty has spent her secluded life pining for the handsome, rakish Jack, who is well aware of her attachment. A plan of her own but when jack fails to respond to his great?uncle's ultimatum, Kitty hatches a strategy of her own — a counterfeit betrothal to mild?mannered Freddy Standen who neither needs nor wants the money.
A most unlikely heroand when kitty's generous heart leads to all sorts of unintended troubles, there is only one man who can rescue her from more than one dreadful fix, pick up the pieces of her plotting and in the process her heart. Thus begins cotillion, arguably the funniest, most charming of Georgette Heyer's many delightful Regency romances.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12 #ad - Amazon. Co. Uk"sparkling"—Independent on Sunday"A literary bubble bath. Take a delightful and frothy dip among the gayer aspects of the author's favorite and well worked Regency period. Sunday Tribune. Almost an heiress country–bred, spirited Kitty Charings is on the brink of inheriting a fortune from her eccentric guardian — provided that she marries one of his grand?nephews.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - One morning, in amoment of unaccustomed resolution, His Grace made up his mind. I shall try to discover, 'whether I am a man, ' he decided, or only a duke. New york times Book Review. But he has no sooner entered this new and dangerous world than he is plunged into a frenzy of intrigue, adventure, kidnapping, and surprises at every turn.
Orphaned at birth, marquis, earl, his grace of salehad reached the age of 24 without ever making a decision for himself In all hislife the titular master of Sale House, thrice baron, hemmed in by theaffectionate ministrations of a small army of family retainers, duke, bullied by his well-meaning guardian, had neverso much as selected a cravat for his own wardrobe .
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8 #ad - . Instead, his grace adolphus gillespie Vernon Ware, Gilly for short, has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and valet. But his natural diffidence conceals a rebellious spirit. A mysterious beauty provides the perfect opportunityWhen Gilly hears of Belinda, the beautiful foundling who appears to be blackmailing his cousin, he absconds with glee.
What happens when a many-titled Duke decides to play hookey from his suffociaating dignity. Kirkus reviewsthe duke of sale is out to prove himselfThe shy, young Duke of Sale has never known his parents.