With altogether too many complicationsBut when Miss Taverner and Peregrine begin to move in the highest social circles, Lord Worth cannot help but entangle himself with his adventuresome wards. Praise for regency buck:"Clever!"— Library Journal"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. Sunday telegraph"light and frothy, this follows the fortunes of Miss Judith Taverner and her brother, in the vein of the author's other Regency novels, Sir Peregrine.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3 #ad - I've read her books to ragged shreds"— Katie Fenton, perfect period detail, elegant, Daily Telegraph "Wonderful characters, witty writing, and rapturously romantic. A good introduction to Heyer's period stories. The booklist"reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
Devil's CubSourcebooks Casablanca #ad - I couldn't put it down. A sequel to these old shades, being about the son of the Duke of Avon and Leonie? this is a must read for Heyer fans. This is my fourth copy of this book. I have worn out each of my previous copies to the point of falling apart. Stylish, sharp and witty?her heroines are enterprising, romantic, and her heroes dashing.
Margaret drabble"if you've never read Heyer's books before, prepare to be charmed. Or come rediscover her magic. Linda howard"our georgette heyer display of the Sourcebooks reprints has been a huge success, not only to those early fans like myself, but to many new readers who appreciate her style and wit.
Nancy olson, quail ridge books, raleigh, NC"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, elegant, perfect period detail, witty writing, and rapturously romantic. In his rush, he seems to have taken the wrong woman?a young lady of remarkable fortitude?Determined to save her sister from ruin, virtuous Mary Challoner intercepts the Marquis's advances and throws herself into his path, however, hoping Vidal will release her upon realizing his error.
Devil's Cub #ad - Banished to the continent after wounding his opponent in a duel, Vidal schemes to abduct the silly aristocrat bent on seducing him into marriage and make her his mistress instead. Devil's cub is one of georgette heyer's most famous and memorable novels, marquis of vidal and fiery son of the notorious Duke of Avon, featuring a dashing and wild young nobleman and the gently bred young lady in whom he finally meets his match?Like father, like son?Dominic Alistair, has established a rakish reputation that rivals his father's, living a life of excess and indulgence.
But as the two become irrevocably entangled, mary's reputation and future lie in the hands of a devilish rake, who finds her more fascinating every day?WHAT READERS SAY:"This is my favorite Heyer? It has action, romance, and humor.
An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and War Alastair-Audley Book 4Sourcebooks Landmark #ad - On their first meeting, dashing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, but even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild behavior. In the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, no one attracts more attention than the beautiful, outrageous young widow Lady Barbara Childe.
An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and War Alastair-Audley Book 4 #ad - Finally, and like a true noblewoman, with the battle of waterloo raging just miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring back into the town, she rises to the occasion, Lady Barbara discovers where her heart really lies, and to the demands of love, life and war. Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic.
On the eve of battle, passions are running high. In the summer of 1815, with napolean bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of parties, balls and soirees. Georgette heyerachieves what the rest of us only aspire to. Katie fforde"A brilliant achievement.
These Old Shades Alastair-Audley Book 1Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Late one evening, he is accosted by a young person dressed in ragged boy's clothing running away from a brutal rustic guardian. When he uncovers the true story of her birth, he wreaks an unforgettable revenge on her sinister father in a chilling scene of public humiliation. Praise for georgette heyer: "our georgette heyer display of the Sourcebooks reprints has been a huge success, not only to those early fans like myself, but to many new readers who appreciate her style and wit.
Nancy olson, quail ridge books, raleigh, NC"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, witty writing, perfect period detail, elegant, and rapturously romantic. The duke buys "Leon" and makes the child his page. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.
These Old Shades Alastair-Audley Book 1 #ad - Katie fforde "Absolute monarch of the Regency romance. Kirkus Reviews. Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age. Philippa gregoryconsidered the book that launched gerogette heyer's career, These Old Shades features two of Heyer's most memorable characters: Justin Alastair, and Leonie, the Duke of Avon, whom he rescues from a life of ignominy and comes to love and marry.
Black Sheep Regency Romances Book 25Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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.
. 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.
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. A writer of great wit and style. I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, daily telegraphA daring escapePenelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4 #ad - But it is heyer's style, yet more colorful and engaging, much reminiscent of Jane Austen's, that makes this book truly delightful. 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, a murder over stolen jewels, and a mystery, and there's a little something for everyone.
Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Book 5Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Beautiful deborah grantham, must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, mistress of her aunt's elegant gaming house, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers. Max ravenscar, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, comes to buy her off, uncle to her young suitor, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion.
. My favourite historical novelist—stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. One is from an older, very rich and rather corpulent lord whose reputation for licentious behavior disgusts her; the other from the young, puppyish scion of a noble family whose relatives are convinced she is a fortune hunter.
Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Book 5 #ad - I owe her many happy hours. Margaret Drabble"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. Sunday Telegraph"Sparkling. Independent on Sunday"A writer of great wit and style. I've read herbooks to ragged shreds.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - On the shelf " at twenty-eight, ancilla trent strives to be a calming influence on her tempestuous charge, but then Tiffany runs off to London alone and Ancilla is faced with a devastating scandal. A gallant rescue. Sir waldo hawkridge, confirmed bachelor and one of the wealthiest men in London, comes instantly to the aid of the intrepid Ancilla to stop Tiffany's flight, and in the process discovers that it's never too late for the first bloom of love.
A writer of great wit and style? I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, entertaining read, witty dialogue, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, a gentle secondary romance and, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, of course, the main love story. This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, and very enjoyable.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22 #ad - 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. No other novelist recreates the manners, dress, behaviour, and language of the Regency period as well as Georgette Heyer did.
Heyer moves into Austen territory?delightfully!". Triumphantly good?Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. India knight, Sunday TelegraphAn impetuous flight.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - ". A long-lost family heirloom, a taciturn, a band of smugglers, a young heir falsely accused of murder, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud. Publishers weeklyone of Heyer's funniest Regency romances, and one of readers' favorites.
An impetuous young lady and a fugitive nobleman?When spirited Eustacie stumbles into a band of smugglers, she is delighted to be having an adventure at last. One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. Their leader, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3 #ad - And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble. The resourceful miss sarah thane and the clear-thinking Sir Tristram Shield gamely endeavor to prevent Ludovic's arrest and Eustacie's ruin as the four conspire to recover the missing talisman ring that will clear Ludovic's name. What readers say:"a story in the manner of Jane Austen, of domestic comedy and love affairs.
Times literary supplement"A sparklingly witty book that had me laughing out loud. A perfect blend of romance, adventure, and, especially, humor. Seeing the older couple's relationship grow is one of the story's highlights.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. They don't play us false. 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #ad - 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. A writer of great wit and style. I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, daily telegraphthe spirited and independent Miss Annis Wychwood is twenty-nine and well past the age for falling in love.
Oliver Carleton. 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. Miss heyer is in top form.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Heyer's heroines are smart and independent; her heroes are dashing noblemen who know how to handle a horse, fight a duel, or address a lady. Whisking her off to london, sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, green bride can get into, and she discovers the excitement and glamorous social scene of the ton.
She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Not until a deep misunderstanding erupts and Sherry almost loses his bride, does he plumb the depths of his own heart, and surprises himself with the love he finds there.
Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weeklygeorgette heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, mysteries, including Regency romances, and historical fiction. And her sense of humor is legendary. When the incomparable miss milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington's marriage proposal she laughs at him-laughs! he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6 #ad - A lightsome, brightsome comedy. Kirkus reviews"nimble, light-hearted chronicle of high London society in the time of the Regency. The new yorker georgette Heyer's sparkling romances have charmed and delighted millions of readers. Her characters 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.