. 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, perfect period detail, elegant, 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.
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. Katie Fforde.
Frederica Regency Romances Book 24Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his best to keep his distance. Frederica is a keeper, going on my bookshelf. Lesa's book critiques "there was a playful, along with the engaging characters, light-hearted feel to this book that, totally charmed me.
Genre reviews"the novel ends on a most satisfying note, and I can think of no better way of spending a chilly winter evening — wrapped in a down comforter with my pooch sleeping by my side— than reading this gem of a book. Jane austen's world "overflowing with fun and family, this warm, joyful 1965 Regency is one of Heyer's later novels and another popular title.
Library Journal. Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age. Philippa gregorya reader favorite from the Queen of Regency Romance, Frederica is a charming story of a woman seeking security for her family, but finding love where and when she least expected it.
Frederica Regency Romances Book 24 #ad - Determined to secure a brilliant marriage for her beautiful sister, Frederica seeks out their distant cousin the Marquis of Alverstoke. But with his enterprising — and altogether entertaining —country cousins getting into one scrape after another right on his doorstep, before he knows it the Marquis finds himself dangerously embroiled.
What reviewers are saying about Frederica"Humorous, light-hearted.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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. Triumphantly good. Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. India knight, sunday Telegraph"Her books sparkle with wit and style.
The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4 #ad - Publishers Weekly. 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.
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.
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.
The Grand Sophy Regency Romances Book 10Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - The characters grab you and don't let go. Anna's book blog"fun, engaging and hilarious, I cannot recommend it more highly. A new york times bestseller!"Georgette Heyer is the Queen of the Regency Romance. They all need her help and it's providential that Sophy arrives when she does. What reviewers are saying about The Grand Sophy"The Grand Sophy was an exciting, charming read.
Long may she reign!" —new york times bestselling author lauren williga reader favorite from the queen of regency romance, The Grand Sophy is a utterly hilarious and completely endearing story of Sophy and the outrageous lengths she goes to solve everyone else's problems, Sophy, and the surprises in store for everyone! When Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy is ordered to South America on Diplomatic Business he parks his only daughter, with his sister in Berkeley Square.
The Grand Sophy Regency Romances Book 10 #ad - Sophy is a devilishly fine girl. Austenprose "the grand sophy is a very entertaining Regency romance with wonderfully eccentric characters and a very humorous plot. Once upon a Romance. Forward, bold, and out-spoken, Sophy sweeps in and immediately takes ton by storm. Upon her arrival, sophy can see that her cousins are in a sad tangle: Ceclia is in love with a poet, her uncle is of no use at all, Charles is engaged to a dour bluestocking, and the younger children are in desperate need of some fun and freedom.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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.
Heyer moves into Austen territory?delightfully!". 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.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22 #ad - A writer of great wit and style? I've read her books to ragged shreds. Kate fenton, of course, daily telegraphwhat readers say about the nonesuch: "A lovely, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, witty dialogue, a gentle secondary romance and, entertaining read, the main love story. This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, and very enjoyable.
Triumphantly good?Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. India knight, Sunday TelegraphAn impetuous flight.
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. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
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.
Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6 #ad - 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.
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, 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Her smart, independent heroines and dashing heroes 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. 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #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. They don't play us false. 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.
Oliver Carleton. 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.
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. 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.
The Quiet Gentleman Regency Romances Book 11 #ad - What readers Say:"A must read. You will love the quirky characters, the great suspense plot, and the incredible wit. A breath of fresh air. 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.
She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Heyer's witty dialog, engaging and sparkling characters, and humorous repartee make this an engaging and wonderful read.
Venetia Regency Romances Book 18Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Her regency romances are delightful light reading. Philippa gregory"heyer's characters are witty and beyond charming, her prose is flawless and lighthearted, and her historical detail is immaculate. Read all over Reviews"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. Sunday Telegraph. I loved it from the first page. Library queuewhat everyone has to say about the Queen of Regency Romance Georgette Heyer"Georgette Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age of the form.
Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weeklybeautiful, and independent minded, capable, Venetia Lanyon's life on her family's estate in the country side is somewhat restricted. But her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society, is about to shake things up.
Venetia Regency Romances Book 18 #ad - Lord damerel has built his life on his dangerous reputation, and when he meets Venetia, he has nothing to offer and everything to regret. Fans of mary balogh, elizabeth hoyt and Jane Ashford will be delighted by this story about finding love, redemption, and the courage to follow your heart. Other regency romances from georgette heyer: frederica Sylvester CotillionWhat reviewers are saying about Venetia"A wonderful story whose characters, settings and, most importantly, dialogue combine to create such a well-crafted story.
Bags, witty writing, elegant, perfect period detail, books, and Bon Jovi"Wonderful characters, and rapturously romantic"—Katie Fforde"Wonderful and lovely and perfect! Venetia is one of the most charming characters EVER. Once upon a bookshelf"An absolutely rollicking Regency romp.
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.