And a very expert job she does of it, romance, screams in the night, complete with a remote and forbidding country house, dark hints of something best left unmentioned? nicely leavened with wit, too, and wonderful period slang. Publishers weekly a surprising invitationKate Malvern is rescued from penury by her aunt Minerva, who brings her to stay at Staplewood.
Enjoy one of only two Heyer Gothic Regency romances. Miss heyer serves up a very different sort of tale in the same period setting, nothing less than a full-fledged Gothic. Sympathetic though he may appear, will he tell her what she most needs to know. Before it's too late?What readers say:"Flawless gothic romance.
Cousin Kate Regency Romances Book 26 #ad - A dark and different Regency romance. Cousin kate remains a classic heyer study of character and Regency attitudes, and boasts a wonderfully warm and generous heroine who it is impossible to dislike and one of Heyer's most pleasant and agreeable heroes. A superior georgette heyer work; a bit darker and more serious than most of her other books, but as always there is the fast wit and a happy ending.
Charity Girl Regency Romances Book 27Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country. A scandal broth in the makingwhen viscount desford encounters a lovely waif searching for her grandfather, he feels honor bound to assist her; but dashing about the countryside together, the Viscount must prevent his exasperating charge from bringing him ruin upon herself.
. And him. In the end, his best idea is to bring Charity to his lifelong best friend Henrietta and that's when the fun and surprises begin. It all begins when a chivalrous and rich young gallant takes pity on a pathetic poor relation in a neighboring family. Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. Sunday telegrapha young and lovely runaway alone on the road to LondonMiss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt's household to find her grandfather.
Charity Girl Regency Romances Book 27 #ad - I owe her many happy hours. Margaret Drabble. The romantic conclusions are not what you may expect, but that adds to the fun. Publishers weekly"My favourite historical novelist-stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Before long he is so entangled in his efforts to help her that every step he takes leads to some hilarious new confusion.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. 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. I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, including regency romances, Daily TelegraphGeorgette Heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, mysteries, and historical fiction. 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.
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. 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. 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.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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 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. Instead, gilly for short, his grace Adolphus Gillespie Vernon Ware, has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and valet.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8 #ad - 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, bullied by his well-meaning guardian, earl, thrice baron, hemmed in by theaffectionate ministrations of a small army of family retainers, 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, marquis, duke, had neverso much as selected a cravat for his own wardrobe .
April Lady Regency Romances Book 16Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - For such an experience, April Lady is tops. And now nell doesn't dare tell him the truth. Is getting trickier all the time. He thought he was marrying for love, but between his concern over his wife's spending sprees, rescuing her impulsive brother from one scrape after another, and attempting to prevent his own half sister from a disastrous elopement, it's no wonder the much–tried earl can't see where he's gone wrong .
. Graceful and exciting. It's the sheer fun of reading on a high entertainment level. When young newlywed lady nell cardross begins to fill her days with fashion and frivolity, the earl has to wonder whether she really did marry him for his money, as his family so helpfully suggests. Georgette Heyer has done it again.
April Lady Regency Romances Book 16 #ad - . The best kind of 'escape' story. Library journalwhat seems a marriage of convenience.
Beauvallet Historical Romances Book 5Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - But he has no sooner done so than he proposes a venture more reckless than any of his exploits on the high seas-he will return to Spain, where there's a price on his head, and claim Dominica as his bride. What readers say:"An adventure story you can't put down. Great yarn set in Elizabethan times. You will not be disappointed, it's action-packed.
A love story not to be missed! highly recommended!""if you've ever secretly thrilled to swashbuckling films, you will LOVE Beauvallet! If you love a great romance, the pagentry, you will LOVE Beauvallet! If you enjoy the language of Shakespearean times, the color, you will LOVE Beauvallet!" . Cinematographic with escapes, galloping sword play, kidnapping, and a breathless elopement.
Beauvallet Historical Romances Book 5 #ad - The times literary supplementthe most daring, "scourge of spain" to his enemies, dashing hero of all"Mad Nicholas" to his friends, Sir Nicholas Beauvallet is one of Queen Elizabeth's most dashing buccaneers and has never been known to resist a challenge. A spanish lady all fire and heartwhen beauvallet captures the galleon carrying Doña Dominica de Rada y Sylvan and her father, he vows to return them safely to the shores of Spain.
This is more exciting than any movie; your eyes will sparkle and your hands will grip the pages as you frantically try to keep up with the laughing pirate who leads you on the most daring trek through Spain. Swashbuckling romance.
A Civil Contract Regency Romances Book 21Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - He has little choice when he is introduced to Mr. Reveals depths to Heyer's writing. Truly a gem. Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, mysteries, including Regency romances, and historical fiction. But he has returned from the Peninsular War to find his family on the brink of ruin and his ancestral home mortgaged to the hilt.
Wise and heartwarming. Thoughtful and thought-provoking. Jonathan chawleigh, a city man of apparently unlimited wealth and no social ambitions for himself-but with his eyes firmly fixed on a suitable match for his only daughter, the quiet and decidedly plain Jenny Chawleigh. A five-star job of sheerly delightful romance writing.
Chicago sunday tribunecan the wrong bride become the perfect wife?Adam Deveril, the new Viscount Lynton, is madly in love with the beautiful Julia Oversley. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
A Civil Contract Regency Romances Book 21 #ad - What readers say:"heyer always writes brilliantly and is capable of conveying the deepest emotions in the briefest of phrases and subtlest dialogue. One of heyer's most skillfully written novels. Has all of heyer's usual wit, vivid characters, and attention to detail. One of my very favourite Heyers - and one of her most profound.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Between hiding his true identity from Nell and the arrival in the neighborhood of some distinctly shady characters, Captain Staple finds himself embarked on the adventure-and romance-of a lifetime. Spritely and good fun. New york herald tribune"once again Georgette Heyer has directed her comic genius along the fictional highway of early nineteenth-century England, but this time.
. Cleaves with refreshing persistence to the commoner levels of life. Chicago sunday tribune"Told in elegant prose with exceptionally humorous dialogue by the Queen of Regency romance. Good book Guide. Witty. A cheerful extravaganza. The new yorkerHis exploits were legendary. Captain john staple, back from the battlefront, is already bored with his quiet civilian life in the country.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13 #ad - When he stumbles upon a mystery involving a disappearing toll-gate keeper, nothing could keep the adventure-loving captain from investigating. But winning her will be his greatest yet.
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, comes instantly to the aid of the intrepid Ancilla to stop Tiffany's flight, confirmed bachelor and one of the wealthiest men in London, 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, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, a gentle secondary romance and, entertaining read, witty dialogue, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, of course, 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. This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, romantic, subtle, and very enjoyable. 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.
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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - But when annis embroils herself in the affairs of a pretty runaway heiress, she is destined to see a great deal of her fugitive's uncivil and high-handed guardian, Miss Lucilla Carleton, Mr. Her smart, when drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed nobility, independent heroines and dashing heroes brilliantly illuminate one of the most exciting and fascinating eras of English history, 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. 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.