". ". Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn. One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. 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.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3 #ad - 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, and, adventure, especially, humor.
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 Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - And mr carlyon won't let her leave. What readers are saying about The Reluctant Widow"Delightful and purely entertaining. By morning, housebreakers, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, uninvited guests, Elinor is a rich widow, and murder. 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. The plot involves comedy, cloaks and daggers, espionage, intrigue, and things going bump in the night - served with a sauce of witty repartee that is the Heyer hallmark. Lively, amusing. Done to a turn!"-Kirkus ReviewsA fateful mistake.
The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7 #ad - . 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.
Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Book 5Sourcebooks Casablanca #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. 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.
Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. 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, comes to buy her off, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, uncle to her young suitor, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion.
Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Book 5 #ad - . My favourite historical novelist—stylish, sharp, romantic, and witty.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13Sourcebooks Casablanca #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 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.
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.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13 #ad - . 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.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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. 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. India knight, sunday Telegraph"Her books sparkle with wit and style.
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. 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.
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, duke, 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, earl, marquis, thrice baron, bullied by his well-meaning guardian, had neverso much as selected a cravat for his own wardrobe .
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8 #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. Instead, gilly for short, his grace Adolphus Gillespie Vernon Ware, has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and valet.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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.
. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, mysteries, including regency romances, 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. 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.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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, mysteries, including Regency romances, 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. 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.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11 #ad - . She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. And when he begins to fall for his half-brother's sweetheart, his chilly reception goes from unfriendly to positively murderous. One of heyer's most suspenseful Regency romances, The Quiet Gentleman combines an ingenious mystery plot with her signature witty style and effervescently engaging characters.
You will love the quirky characters, the great suspense plot, and the incredible wit.
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. 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, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, witty dialogue, the main love story. Highly recommended!""one of the wittiest stories Heyer has concocted, that will have you chuckling to yourself.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22 #ad - 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. Heyer moves into Austen territory?delightfully!".
This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, and very enjoyable.
The Masqueraders Historical Romances Book 4Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - It is a picturesque and engaging story. The spectatorpraise 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.
Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, perfect period detail, witty writing, elegant, and rapturously romantic. Believe me, ms heyer stands the test of time!". Very true to the period indeed. The masqueraders is a wicked delight, worth more than its weight in gold. Anne stuartsuch a daring escape?Their infamous adventurer father has taught Prudence Tremaine and her brother Robin to be masters of disguise.
The Masqueraders Historical Romances Book 4 #ad - Ending up on the wrong side of the jacobite rebellion, brother and sister flee to London, Prudence pretending to be a dashing young buck, and Robin a lovely young lady. Could cost them both their hearts?then prudence meets the elegant sir anthony fanshawe, duels, and in order to have what they truly want, and cards, the two masqueraders must find a way to unmask themselves without losing their lives?"What with elopements, and Robin becomes the mysterious hero of the charming Letitia Grayson, rescues, the story goes excitingly; and finally the magnificent but dubious father proves himself a Viscount.
A treasure beyond price. Strongly recommended. Such a great book-the ultimate romantic, swashbuckling, identity-swapping fantasy.