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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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. Oliver Carleton. 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.
Lady of Quality Regency Romances Book 28 #ad - . Georgette heyer's historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers. 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.
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, 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, of course, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, entertaining read, a gentle secondary romance and, Daily TelegraphWHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH: "A lovely, witty dialogue, the main love story. This is another of heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, and very enjoyable.
The Nonesuch Regency Romances Book 22 #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. 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.
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.
The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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 plot involves comedy, espionage, cloaks and daggers, intrigue, and things going bump in the night - served with a sauce of witty repartee that is the Heyer hallmark. Unforgettable. One of my favorites!""A delightfully funny and mysterious romp. Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
The Reluctant Widow Regency Romances Book 7 #ad - Publisher's Weekly. And mr carlyon won't let her leave. What readers are saying about The Reluctant Widow"Delightful and purely entertaining. By morning, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, housebreakers, uninvited guests, Elinor is a rich widow, and murder.
Frederica Regency Romances Book 24Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - Fun, entertaining, enthralling!"—Wendi's Book Corner "A fun, charming book. Frederica is a keeper, going on my bookshelf. Lesa's book critiques "there was a playful, light-hearted feel to this book that, along with the engaging characters, 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. Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his best to keep his distance. 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.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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. 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.
False Colours Regency Romances Book 23 #ad - . A writer of great wit and style. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. 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, mysteries, including regency romances, Daily TelegraphGeorgette Heyer 1902?1974 wrote over fifty novels, and historical fiction.
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. 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.
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. ". A long-lost family heirloom, a taciturn, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, 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. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn.
Their leader, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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, in the vein of the author's other Regency novels, this follows the fortunes of Miss Judith Taverner and her brother, Sir Peregrine. A good introduction to Heyer's period stories. The booklist"reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
Regency Buck Alastair-Audley Book 3 #ad - Publishers weekly "A writer of great wit and style. I've read her books to ragged shreds"— Katie Fenton, elegant, witty writing, Daily Telegraph "Wonderful characters, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire too.
Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle Regency Romances Book 17Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - She meets none of his criteria, and even worse, she has written a novel that is sweeping through the ton and causing all kinds of gossip. Then he meets phoebe Marlow, a young lady with literary aspirations, and suddenly life becomes very complicated. Reading georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.
Publishers weeklyrank, wealth, and elegance are no match for a young lady who writes novels. Sylvester, duke of Salford, has exacting requirements for a bride. Hilarity and adventure throughout. The hero may be my all-time favorite. What a wonderful love story. Hilariously funny, romantic, even touching in a subtle way.
Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle Regency Romances Book 17 #ad - Georgette heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. And he's the main character!what readers say:"a truly brilliant Heyer with an adorable and very real heroine and a hero who is very human!""One of Heyer's most unsung achievements, a classic Pride and Prejudice story.
He is so drily funny it takes your breath away. She was known as the queen of Regency romance, historical accuracy, and was legendary for her research, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8Sourcebooks Casablanca #ad - 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.
New york times Book Review. 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.
The Foundling Regency Romances Book 8 #ad - Orphaned at birth, duke, marquis, hemmed in by theaffectionate ministrations of a small army of family retainers, earl, 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, bullied by his well-meaning guardian, thrice baron, had neverso much as selected a cravat for his own wardrobe .
. 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.