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, much reminiscent of Jane Austen's, yet more colorful and engaging, 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.
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, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, of course, a gentle secondary romance and, 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.
No other novelist recreates the manners, behaviour, dress, and language of the Regency period as well as Georgette Heyer did.
Arabella Regency Romances Book 9Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - To counter her white lie, Beaumaris launches her into high society and thereby subjects her to all kinds of fortune hunters and other embarrassments. When compassionate arabella rescues such unfortunate creatures as a mistreated chimney sweep and a mixed-breed mongrel, she foists them upon Beaumaris, who finds he rather enjoys the role of rescuer and is soon given the opportunity to prove his worth in the person of Arabella's impetuous young brother.
. 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, raleigh, quail ridge books, NC"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
Arabella Regency Romances Book 9 #ad - Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, elegant, perfect period detail, witty writing, and rapturously romantic. Georgette heyer is the Queen of the Regency Romance. Long may she reign!" —new york times bestselling author lauren willigdeliciously feisty and exuberant, Arabella Tallant is one of Georgette Heyer's most memorable and engaging heroines Daughter of a modest country clergyman, Arabella Tallant is on her way to London when her carriage breaks down outside the hunting lodge of the wealthy Mr.
Robert Beaumaris. Her pride stung when she overhears a remark of her host's, Arabella pretends to be an heiress, a pretense that deeply amuses the jaded Beau. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #ad - 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. They don't play us false. 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.
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. Miss heyer is in top form.
Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Book 5Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. Max ravenscar, uncle to her young suitor, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, comes to buy her off, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion.
. My favourite historical novelist—stylish, sharp, romantic, and witty. 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. Beautiful deborah grantham, mistress of her aunt's elegant gaming house, must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers.
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. Kate fenton, Daily Telegraph.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12 #ad - 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.
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.
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.
Black Sheep Regency Romances Book 25 #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.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. Their leader, is in hiding, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, falsely accused of murder. ". Seeing the older couple's relationship grow is one of the story's highlights. This is a wonderfully rich novel, full of excellent secondary characters with lots of charm and wit.
Nonstop laughter from cover to cover? probably because there are two heroes and two heroines, and their chemistry with each other is just sparkling!""Hilarious! A hallmark of most of Georgette Heyer's works is her sense of humor? her wit and comedic timing are at their best. ". A long-lost family heirloom, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a taciturn, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3 #ad - 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. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn.
And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble.
The Convenient Marriage Regency Romances Book 1Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Her sister is already in love with someone else, and Horatia is willing to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. A writer of great wit and style. And then the earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, sets out to ruin her reputation. The earl of rule has found just the wife he wantsUnbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted by her.
I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, daily telegraphhoratia Winwood is simply helping her familyWhen the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia offers herself instead. Everyone knows she's no beauty, but she'll do her best to keep out of the Earl's way and make him a good wife.
The Convenient Marriage Regency Romances Book 1 #ad - Overcoming some misguided help from horatia's harebrained brother and a hired highwayman, the Earl routs his old enemy, and wins over his young wife, gifting her with a love that she never thought she could expect. Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly. There's simply no way he's going to let her get into trouble.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - A good introduction to Heyer's period stories. The booklist"reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly "A writer of great wit and style. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire too. Katie Fforde. An altogether unsatisfactory arrangementAfter their father's death, Lord Worth, Miss Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine travel to London to meet their guardian, expecting an elderly gentleman.
I've read her books to ragged shreds"— Katie Fenton, Daily Telegraph "Wonderful characters, witty writing, elegant, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. To their surprise and utter disgust, their guardian is not much older than they are, doesn't want the office of guardian any more than they want him, and is determined to thwart all their interests and return them to the country.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3 #ad - 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.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Whisking her off to london, green bride can get into, Sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, and she discovers the excitement and glamorous social scene of the ton. 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.
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, including Regency romances, mysteries, 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. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6 #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. 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.