. 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. Instead, his grace adolphus gillespie Vernon Ware, Gilly for short, has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and valet.
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Charity Girl Regency Romances Book 27Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - I owe her many happy hours. Margaret Drabble. 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. The romantic conclusions are not what you may expect, but that adds to the fun.
Charity Girl Regency Romances Book 27 #ad - Publishers weekly"My favourite historical novelist-stylish, sharp, romantic, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. Before long he is so entangled in his efforts to help her that every step he takes leads to some hilarious new confusion. 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.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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. 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. 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, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who happens to be the young, who has adored him all her life. 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.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6 #ad - 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.
She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
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. 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. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. 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.
I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, mysteries, daily telegraphGeorgette Heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, and historical fiction.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Triumphantly good?Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. 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. 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!".
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A writer of great wit and style? I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, witty dialogue, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, the main love story.
The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Unforgettable. One of my favorites!""A delightfully funny and mysterious romp. Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publisher's Weekly. Lively, amusing. Done to a turn!"-Kirkus ReviewsA fateful mistake. When elinor rochdale boards the wrong coach, she ends up not at her prospective employer's home but at the estate of Eustace Cheviot, a dissipated and ruined young man on the verge of death.
A momentous decision. His cousin, mr ned carlyon, persuades Elinor to marry Eustace as a simple business arrangement. By morning, elinor is a rich widow, uninvited guests, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, housebreakers, and murder. The plot involves comedy, intrigue, cloaks and daggers, espionage, and things going bump in the night - served with a sauce of witty repartee that is the Heyer hallmark.
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The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - You will love the quirky characters, the great suspense plot, and the incredible wit. A breath of fresh air. 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.
Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. His quiet cousin, stepmother, and young half-brother seem openly disappointed that he survived the wars. What readers Say:"A must read. And when he begins to fall for his half-brother's sweetheart, his chilly reception goes from unfriendly to positively murderous.
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Fascinating reading. Authentic atmosphere in a delightful Enlgish tale"—Chicago Sunday TribuneLess than a hero's welcome.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13 #ad - Good book Guide. 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 plot thickens when john encounters the enigmatic Lady Nell Stornaway and soon learns that rescuing her from her unsavory relatives makes even the most ferocious cavalry charge look like a particularly tame hand of loo.
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. A shocking refusal. A dashing man of honor. How can the quiet, intelligent hester hope to compete with such a lively young lady? WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: "Wonderful Heyer! You must read this one, really it's one of her best. I had exactly the same reaction to sprig muslin that I had with Austen's Pride and Prejudice-an overwhelming sense of relief and satisfaction that it had ended in exactly the way I had wanted it to.
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". Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn. Their leader, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder. ". A long-lost family heirloom, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, 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. And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble.
Bath Tangle Regency Romances Book 14Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Heyer's fans for years""Brilliant character portrayals, wity dialogue, vivid imagery, and smooth pacing. A novel not to be missed!""Romance, history, nastalgia-who could ask for more? The story is. Full of humorous suspense. Leaving a widow younger than his own daughter Serena was one thing, but leaving his fortune to the trusteeship of the Marquis of Rotherham ? the one man the same daughter had jilted ? was quite another.
When serena and her lovely young stepmother Fanny decide to move to Bath, Serena makes an odd new friend and discovers an old love. Witty, humorous, a well-constructed plot. Candace camp, new york Times bestselling author of SuddenlyA Delightful Tangle of Affairs. The earl of spenborough had always been noted for his eccentricity.
Bath Tangle Regency Romances Book 14 #ad - . Before long, they're all entangled in a clutter of marriage and manners the likes of which even Regency Bath has rarely seen. What readers say:"bath Tangle has all the fun and frolic that has delighted Ms.