In the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, no one attracts more attention than the beautiful, outrageous young widow Lady Barbara Childe. On the eve of battle, passions are running high. In the summer of 1815, brussels is a whirlwind of parties, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, balls and soirees.
An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and War Alastair-Audley Book 4 #ad - On their first meeting, dashing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, but even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild behavior. Georgette heyerachieves what the rest of us only aspire to. Katie fforde"A brilliant achievement. Vivid, accurate, dramatic.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - A good introduction to Heyer's period stories. The booklist"reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly "A writer of great wit and style. To their surprise and utter disgust, doesn't want the office of guardian any more than they want him, their guardian is not much older than they are, and is determined to thwart all their interests and return them to the country.
With altogether too many complicationsBut when Miss Taverner and Peregrine begin to move in the highest social circles, Lord Worth cannot help but entangle himself with his adventuresome wards. Praise for regency buck:"Clever!"— Library Journal"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. Sunday telegraph"light and frothy, this follows the fortunes of Miss Judith Taverner and her brother, in the vein of the author's other Regency novels, Sir Peregrine.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3 #ad - Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire too. Katie Fforde. I've read her books to ragged shreds"— Katie Fenton, witty writing, perfect period detail, elegant, Daily Telegraph "Wonderful characters, and rapturously romantic. An altogether unsatisfactory arrangementAfter their father's death, Miss Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine travel to London to meet their guardian, Lord Worth, expecting an elderly gentleman.
Devil's CubSourcebooks Casablanca #ad - I couldn't put it down. A sequel to these old shades, being about the son of the Duke of Avon and Leonie? this is a must read for Heyer fans. This is my fourth copy of this book. I have worn out each of my previous copies to the point of falling apart. Stylish, romantic, sharp and witty?her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing.
Margaret drabble"if you've never read Heyer's books before, prepare to be charmed. But as the two become irrevocably entangled, mary's reputation and future lie in the hands of a devilish rake, romance, who finds her more fascinating every day?WHAT READERS SAY:"This is my favorite Heyer? It has action, and humor.
In his rush, however, he seems to have taken the wrong woman?A young lady of remarkable fortitude?Determined to save her sister from ruin, virtuous Mary Challoner intercepts the Marquis's advances and throws herself into his path, hoping Vidal will release her upon realizing his error. Banished to the continent after wounding his opponent in a duel, Vidal schemes to abduct the silly aristocrat bent on seducing him into marriage and make her his mistress instead.
Devil's cub is one of georgette heyer's most famous and memorable novels, like son?dominic Alistair, has established a rakish reputation that rivals his father's, featuring a dashing and wild young nobleman and the gently bred young lady in whom he finally meets his match?Like father, Marquis of Vidal and fiery son of the notorious Duke of Avon, living a life of excess and indulgence.
Devil's Cub #ad - Or come rediscover her magic. Linda howard"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, quail ridge books, raleigh, NC"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
These Old Shades Alastair-Audley Book 1Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - The duke buys "Leon" and makes the child his page. When he uncovers the true story of her birth, he wreaks an unforgettable revenge on her sinister father in a chilling scene of public humiliation. 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. Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, perfect period detail, witty writing, elegant, and rapturously romantic. Leon" is in fact Leonie, and she serves the Duke with deep devotion. Late one evening, he is accosted by a young person dressed in ragged boy's clothing running away from a brutal rustic guardian.
These Old Shades Alastair-Audley Book 1 #ad - Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age. Philippa gregoryconsidered the book that launched gerogette heyer's career, the Duke of Avon, These Old Shades features two of Heyer's most memorable characters: Justin Alastair, and Leonie, whom he rescues from a life of ignominy and comes to love and marry.
The duke is known for his coldness of manner, his remarkable omniscience, and his debauched lifestyle. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.
The Spanish Bride: A Novel of Love and War Historical Romances Book 11Sourcebooks Landmark #ad - She brings alive military life during the Regency period, horses, how the armies marched and fought, as well as how the nobility provided for its own comfort with servants, dogs and furniture. In spite of the danger, juana thrived on military life and her passionate, if somewhat stormy, relationship with Harry.
The Spanish Bride: A Novel of Love and War Historical Romances Book 11 #ad - Heyer's research encompassed every available diary from that time period, including Harry Smith's, and all of the Duke of Wellington's writings and dispatches. My favourite historical novelist. Margaret drabblea tale of love at first sight, based on the true story of Brigade-Major Harry Smith and the very young Spanish noblewoman he met and married during the Peninsular Wars, when the Duke of Wellington's forces fought Napoleon's army in Spain and Portugal.
After marrying harry smith when she was 14 years old, Juana Smith "followed the drum, " marching at the back of the troops along with the other wives and the officers' servants. Juana became a camp favorite, charming all with her youthful enthusiasm.
Beauvallet Historical Romances Book 5Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Cinematographic with escapes, galloping sword play, kidnapping, and a breathless elopement. The times literary supplementthe most daring, dashing hero of all"mad nicholas" to his friends, "Scourge of Spain" to his enemies, Sir Nicholas Beauvallet is one of Queen Elizabeth's most dashing buccaneers and has never been known to resist a challenge.
A spanish lady all fire and heartwhen beauvallet captures the galleon carrying Doña Dominica de Rada y Sylvan and her father, he vows to return them safely to the shores of Spain. What readers say:"An adventure story you can't put down. This is more exciting than any movie; your eyes will sparkle and your hands will grip the pages as you frantically try to keep up with the laughing pirate who leads you on the most daring trek through Spain.
Beauvallet Historical Romances Book 5 #ad - Swashbuckling romance. Great yarn set in Elizabethan times. You will not be disappointed, it's action-packed. A love story not to be missed! highly recommended!""if you've ever secretly thrilled to swashbuckling films, you will LOVE Beauvallet! If you love a great romance, the pagentry, you will LOVE Beauvallet! If you enjoy the language of Shakespearean times, the color, you will LOVE Beauvallet!" .
But he has no sooner done so than he proposes a venture more reckless than any of his exploits on the high seas-he will return to Spain, where there's a price on his head, and claim Dominica as his bride.
Cousin Kate Regency Romances Book 26Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Sympathetic though he may appear, will he tell her what she most needs to know. And a very expert job she does of it, romance, too, screams in the night, complete with a remote and forbidding country house, dark hints of something best left unmentioned? nicely leavened with wit, and wonderful period slang.
Publishers weekly a surprising invitationKate Malvern is rescued from penury by her aunt Minerva, who brings her to stay at Staplewood. But the household is strange and strained?Kate's uncle lives in his own private wing, and her handsome, moody cousin Torquil lives in another. A dark family secretas bizarre events unfold and Kate begins to question the reasons for her aunt's unexpected generosity, she has no one to confide in but her cousin Philip.
Before it's too late?What readers say:"Flawless gothic romance. A dark and different Regency romance. Cousin kate remains a classic heyer study of character and Regency attitudes, and boasts a wonderfully warm and generous heroine who it is impossible to dislike and one of Heyer's most pleasant and agreeable heroes.
Cousin Kate Regency Romances Book 26 #ad - A superior georgette heyer work; a bit darker and more serious than most of her other books, but as always there is the fast wit and a happy ending. ". Enjoy one of only two Heyer Gothic Regency romances. Miss heyer serves up a very different sort of tale in the same period setting, nothing less than a full-fledged Gothic.
The Masqueraders Historical Romances Book 4Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - A treasure beyond price. Strongly recommended. Such a great book-the ultimate romantic, swashbuckling, identity-swapping fantasy. A must-read for Heyer fans. Anyone who loves shakespeare's viola and who thinks Shakespeare didn't give her enough to do in Twelfth Night will enjoy Georgette Heyer's heroine Prudence.
I wore the cover out on this one almost forty years ago. 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.
The Masqueraders Historical Romances Book 4 #ad - Nancy olson, quail ridge books, raleigh, NC"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen. Publishers weekly"wonderful characters, witty writing, perfect period detail, elegant, and rapturously romantic. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to. Katie ffordewhat readers say: "heyer manages to make us believe in this entertaining masquerade of the siblings posing each as a member of the opposite sex.
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. Believe me, ms heyer stands the test of time!".
Simon the Coldheart: A tale of chivalry and adventure Historical Romances Book 2Sourcebooks Landmark #ad - After his mother's death in 1400, he and his half-brother, the legitimate son and heir of his father, became great friends of the Prince, fighting against France. Known for his silence and nicknamed "the Coldheart, " Simon nonetheless loved children and had a complex and deep personality. After the battle of agincourt in 1415, margaret, where he met the lady, he was sent to besiege Belremy, who eventually surrendered to the English and became his bride.
Simon the Coldheart: A tale of chivalry and adventure Historical Romances Book 2 #ad - She makes the knightly days live again. Boston evening Transcript"An outstanding storyteller. The times Literary Supplement. It was a time of hand-to-hand combat, the invention of the longbow, and real knights in armor. Simon beauvallet was born in 1386, the illegitimate son of Geoffrey of Malvallet. In the early 15th century, during the middle of the Hundred Years' War, England and France were fighting for sovereignty over France.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, 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, dress, behaviour, and language of the Regency period as well as Georgette Heyer did. Heyer moves into Austen territory?delightfully!".
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - A long-lost family heirloom, a young heir falsely accused of murder, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a taciturn, a band of smugglers, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud. 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. One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. Their leader, is in hiding, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, falsely accused of murder.
The Talisman Ring Regency Romances Book 3 #ad - 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.
". ". Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn.