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.
The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7 #ad - By morning, uninvited guests, housebreakers, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, Elinor is a rich widow, and murder. And mr carlyon won't let her leave.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - His quiet cousin, stepmother, and young half-brother seem openly disappointed that he survived the wars. 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.
You will love the quirky characters, the great suspense plot, and the incredible wit. A breath of fresh air. What readers Say:"A must read. 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.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11 #ad - Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, mysteries, including Regency romances, and historical fiction. 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.
She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
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. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn. 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, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, 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. Their leader, is in hiding, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, falsely accused of murder.
And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble.
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.
Instead, gilly for short, his grace Adolphus Gillespie Vernon Ware, has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and valet. 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.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8 #ad - New york times Book Review. 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, marquis, hemmed in by theaffectionate ministrations of a small army of family retainers, duke, earl, thrice baron, bullied by his well-meaning guardian, 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, had neverso much as selected a cravat for his own wardrobe .
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 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, daily telegraphwhat readers say about the nonesuch: "a lovely, witty dialogue, of course, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, 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.
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. 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.
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.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23 #ad - . A writer of great wit and style. 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, daily telegraphgeorgette Heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, mysteries, including Regency romances, and historical fiction.
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.
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.
The Toll-Gate Regency Romances Book 13 #ad - 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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. 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. A writer of great wit and style.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #ad - . 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. 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.
Bath Tangle Regency Romances Book 14Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. Before long, they're all entangled in a clutter of marriage and manners the likes of which even Regency Bath has rarely seen.
Bath Tangle Regency Romances Book 14 #ad - What readers say:"bath Tangle has all the fun and frolic that has delighted Ms. 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.
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.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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.
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.
Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12 #ad - 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. Sunday Tribune. 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.