Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28

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. 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. Oliver Carleton. 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. 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.

Miss heyer is in top form.

Black Sheep Regency Romances Book 25

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 22

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, 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, witty dialogue, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, entertaining read, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, the main love story. 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!".

This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, romantic, subtle, and very enjoyable.

False Colours Regency Romances Book 23

If evelyn fails to meet the Dowager Lady Stavely in a few days as planned, the betrothal could be off. 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. 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. 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. 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. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.

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.

Charity Girl Regency Romances Book 27

The romantic conclusions are not what you may expect, but that adds to the fun. 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. I owe her many happy hours. Margaret Drabble. 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. 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.

Frederica Regency Romances Book 24

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. Lovely, frederica makes such a strong impression that to his own amazement, competent, and refreshingly straightforward, the Marquis agrees to help launch them all into society.

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. A nice, comfortable way to get your Austen-fix.

Love romance passion "this is a great book that explores both the relationships of the characters, and the Regency era itself. Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his best to keep his distance.

Bath Tangle Regency Romances Book 14

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. 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.

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.

The Corinthian Regency Romances Book 4

But it is heyer's style, yet more colorful and engaging, much reminiscent of Jane Austen's, 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, 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. Publishers Weekly. 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.

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.

Cotillion Regency Romances Book 12

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.

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.

Friday's Child Regency Romances Book 6

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. 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.

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. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. 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.

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.

The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7

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. By morning, uninvited guests, housebreakers, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, 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. 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. And mr carlyon won't let her leave.