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A Christmas Party (Paperback): Georgette Heyer A Christmas Party (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer 1
R217 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R34 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Previously titled Envious Casca 'Tis the season to find whodunit ... It is no ordinary Christmas at Lexham Manor. Six holiday guests find themselves the suspects in a murder inquiry when the old Scrooge who owns the substantial estate is found stabbed in the back. Whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered the locked room where the victim was found, to commit this foul deed. For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland Yard, the investigation is also complicated by the fact that every guest at Lexham Manor is hiding something - casting suspicion far and wide...

Detection Unlimited (Vinyl record, Unabridged edition): Georgette Heyer Detection Unlimited (Vinyl record, Unabridged edition)
Georgette Heyer; Read by Ulli Birve; Produced by Ben Johnson
R453 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R137 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Frederica (Paperback, New Edition): Georgette Heyer Frederica (Paperback, New Edition)
Georgette Heyer
R241 R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 Save R40 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Vernon Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone.

But when a distant connection asks for help, he is quickly plunged into one drama after another by the disorderly Merriville family.

Surprisingly, he finds himself far from bored – especially when he encounters their strong-minded daughter, Frederica.

However, she seems far more concerned with her family’s welfare than his romantic advances...

‘Triumphantly good’ India Knight

‘Sparkling’ Independent on Sunday

Regency Buck (Paperback, Reissue): Georgette Heyer Regency Buck (Paperback, Reissue)
Georgette Heyer
R210 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R42 (20%) In stock

'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS 'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes. . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA __________________________ Beautiful heiress Judith Taverner has her pick of London suitors. But her luck takes a turn for the worse when her hapless brother, Peregrine, becomes the target of a would-be-assassin. To Judith's great annoyance, their mysterious guardian - the handsome Earl of Worth - seems far more intent on wooing her than saving her brother, but all is not as it seems... When the truth is revealed, Judith will finally discover if the Earl is after her money or her heart. __________________________ 'Fabulously witty' Stephen Fry 'Once you step into her world, you won't look back' Katie Fforde

Lady of Quality (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Lady of Quality (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R368 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"A writer of great wit and style...I've read her books to ragged shreds."--Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

The spirited and independent Miss Annis Wychwood is twenty-nine and well past the age for falling in love. 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. 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. 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. They don't play us false. 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

An Infamous Army (Paperback, New Ed): Georgette Heyer An Infamous Army (Paperback, New Ed)
Georgette Heyer
R210 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R42 (20%) In stock

The Battle of Waterloo. A heart-racing tale of adventure, love and fate against the backdrop of one of the most decisive battles in history by one of the greatest and best-selling romantic novelists of all time. In 1815, beneath the aegis of the Army of Occupation, Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous as she is beautiful, is at the centre of all that is fashionable and light-hearted. When she meets Charles Audley, dashing aide-de-camp to the great Duke of Wellington himself, her joie de vivre knows no bounds - until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo ... Georgette Heyer was the creator - greatest practitioner - of the Regency romance, and An Infamous Army shows why she has won the hearts of a whole new audience with her sweeping historical fiction.

Bath Tangle (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Bath Tangle (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R373 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Witty, humorous, a well-constructed plot."-Candace Camp, New York Times bestselling author of "Suddenly"

"A Delightful Tangle of Affairs..."
The Earl of Spenborough had always been noted for his eccentricity. 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. 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.

The Quiet Gentleman (Paperback): Georgette Heyer The Quiet Gentleman (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R374 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Fascinating reading...authentic atmosphere in a delightful Enlgish tale"
-Chicago Sunday Tribune

Less 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. 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.
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... 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."

Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.

Venetia (Paperback, New ed): Georgette Heyer Venetia (Paperback, New ed)
Georgette Heyer
R210 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R42 (20%) In stock

'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS 'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes. . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA __________________________ In all her twenty-five years, Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate. Nor has she enjoyed the attentions of any man aside from her two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then, in one extraordinary encounter, she meets a neighbour she only knew by reputation - the infamous Jasper Damerel. Before she realises it, Venetia is encouraging a man whose way of life has scandalised the North Riding for years. __________________________ 'Rapturously romantic' Katie Fforde 'Georgette Heyer is second to none' Sunday Times

Sprig Muslin (Paperback, Reprint): Georgette Heyer Sprig Muslin (Paperback, Reprint)
Georgette Heyer
R368 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A dashing man of honor...
En route to propose to his sensible acquaintance Lady Hester, Sir Gareth Ludlow finds young, pretty Amanda wandering unattended and knows it is his duty to bring her back to her family. This turns out to be a challenge as Amanda seems to possess an imagination as intriguing as it is dangerous.
A shocking refusal...
Lady Hester stuns both him and her family when she refuses him. At her age, no one would expect her to turn down such an eligible suitor. But Lady Hester has met the indomitable Amanda. How can the quiet, intelligent Hester hope to compete with such a lively young lady?
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
"Wonderful Heyer You must read this one, really it's one of her best ... charming and funny."
"Crisp, funny, and wonderful to read."
"The best Regency-era romance novel ever written ... I had exactly the same reaction to Sprig Muslin that I had with Austen's Pride and Prejudice-an overwhelming sense of relief and satisfaction that it had ended in exactly the way I had wanted it to ... So excellently done and such fun "
"Hilarious. I recommend Georgette Heyer to anyone in need of a bit of cheering up."

Masqueraders (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Masqueraders (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R370 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In an age of slippery politics, Robin and Prudence Tremaine, the children of the notorious and brilliant Viscount of Barham, find themselves on the wrong side of the Jacobite rebellion. The Viscount sends his offspring on the road to London, each masquerading as the opposite sex.

In her guise as a young gentleman, Prudence attracts a mentor in Sir Anthony Fanshawe, who soon uncovers her true identity and becomes an accomplice in their escape. Robin and Prudence rescue the lovely Letitia from an unwanted elopement, and Robin, disguised as a lady, becomes her confidante. The plot unwinds with a great deal of adventurous doingssword fights, narrow escapes, blackmail, and highwaymenuntil Robin must reveal his true identity and woo Letitia in earnest. But when she finds out the truth, will she accept an adventurer for a husband? Or will his masquerade be Robin's undoing?

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, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC

"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen." Publishers Weekly

"Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to." Katie Fforde

Black Sheep (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Black Sheep (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R347 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R64 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

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 . . .

Friday's Child (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Friday's Child (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R400 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R71 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"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. 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. 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. 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. Whisking her off to London, Sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, green bride can get into, 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 Weekly
Georgette Heyer (19021974) wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.

Cotillion (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Cotillion (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R373 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"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 grandnephews. 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 greatuncle's ultimatum, Kitty hatches a strategy of her own - a counterfeit betrothal to mildmannered Freddy Standen (who neither needs nor wants the money).

A most unlikely hero
And 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""

The Convenient Marriage - A sparkling Regency romance from the classic author (Paperback): Georgette Heyer The Convenient Marriage - A sparkling Regency romance from the classic author (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer 1
R210 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R42 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

_____________ 'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' Joanne Harris _____________ Horry Winwood doesn't play by the rules. So when her family are near ruin and her sister is about to enter a loveless marriage to a wealthy man to settle the family debts, young and headstrong Horry proposes to marry him in her sister's place. As her new husband's attentions fall elsewhere, Horry begins to feel increasingly unhappy. Then she meets the attractive and dangerous Lord Lethbridge and her days suddenly become more exciting. But there is bad blood between Horry's husband and her new acquaitnance, and as complications and deceptions mount, the social tangle grows ever trickier to unpick. Will Horry's gamble cost her everything she holds most dear? _____________ WHY READERS LOVE GEORGETTE HEYER AND THE CONVENIENT MARRIAGE: "Handsome hero, beautiful heroine, nasty baddie, beautiful gowns and all misunderstandings sorted out by the last page. If you've never read Georgette Heyer before - why?" "This was my first Georgette Heyer novel and I thoroughly enjoyed it! The story concerns love and marriage, trust and friendship, gossip and dastardly deeds, insult and revenge, misunderstandings and mishaps." "You really find yourself getting inside the characters and caring about them." "These Regency novels of Georgette Heyer are a constant delight and in a world class of their own. They can all be re-read time and time again" "This book brings the period to life... the description of the dresses and carriages makes you imagine you the scenes vividly" "Her attention to detail brings the pages alive and you can imagine yourself back in Regency England for a couple of hours. Absolutely love her books!" "Heyer is the queen of this genre." "Packed with entertainment, good historical detail and all the twists and turns." "A story which has everything: romance, highwaymen, duels at dawn and countless parties"

The Nonesuch (Paperback): Georgette Heyer The Nonesuch (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R409 R344 Discovery Miles 3 440 Save R65 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Triumphantly good...Georgette Heyer is unbeatable." -- India Knight, Sunday Telegraph

An 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, Daily Telegraph

WHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH:

"A lovely, entertaining read, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, witty dialogue, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, the main love story. This is another of Heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, 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."

"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 Convenient Marriage (Paperback): Georgette Heyer The Convenient Marriage (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R369 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

""A writer of great wit and style... I've read her books to ragged shreds.""
Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

"Horatia Winwood is simply helping her family"
When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia offers herself instead. Her sister is already in love with someone else, and Horatia is willing to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. Everyone knows she's no beauty, but she'll do her best to keep out of the Earl's way and make him a good wife. And then the Earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, sets out to ruin her reputation...

"The Earl of Rule has found just the wife he wants"
Unbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted by her. There's simply no way he's going to let her get into trouble. Overcoming some misguided help from Horatia's harebrained brother and a hired highwayman, the Earl routs his old enemy, and wins over his young wife, gifting her with a love that she never thought she could expect.

""Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.""
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

WHAT READERS SAY:
"I couldn't put it down, and I couldn't stop laughing!"

"The story is brilliant, and the characters are easy to fall in love with."

"I've read every novel by Georgette Heyer... this is definitely one of her best... very original and funny."

"One of Georgette Heyer's more intriguing tales."

"Horry is an adorable imp while Rule in the best 'Heyerian' tradition is a rogue turned lovely and you don't know whether to hit him or kiss him! This is a wonderful book and is one that will be read over and over again."

Pistols for Two - And Other Stories (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Pistols for Two - And Other Stories (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R345 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R65 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Sparkling ... The stories run the gamut from cloak-and-dagger to whimsical-comedy."
-Best Sellers
"A delightful assortment."
-Library Journal
Intrigue, elegance, and glittering romance...
In eleven charming short stories, the Queen of Regency romance presents an exquisite romp through affairs of honor and affairs of the heart. Featuring rakes and rascals, orphans and heirs, beauties and their beaus, the legendary Georgette Heyer's signature wit and inimitable style bring the Regency world dazzlingly alive.
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
"These stories have the real feel-good factorlike curling up with a mug of hot chocolate or a glass of wine on a cold winter's day. Bliss "
"Such fun...Each story works brilliantly on its own."
"A wonderful book to dip into or read right through."
GEORGETTE HEYER wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.

April Lady (Paperback): Georgette Heyer April Lady (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R365 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R68 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Graceful and exciting ... the best kind of 'escape' story." --LIBRARY JOURNAL
What seems a marriage of convenience...
When young newlywed Lady Nell Cardross begins to fill her days with fashion and frivolity, the earl has to wonder whether she really did marry him for his money, as his family so helpfully suggests. And now Nell doesn't dare tell him the truth ...
Is getting trickier all the time...
He thought he was marrying for love, but between his concern over his wife's spending sprees, rescuing her impulsive brother from one scrape after another, and attempting to prevent his own half sister from a disastrous elopement, it's no wonder the much-tried earl can't see where he's gone wrong ...
"Georgette Heyer has done it again ... It's the sheer fun of reading on a high entertainment level. For such an experience, April Lady is tops. It's downright delicious." --CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE

Civil Contract (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Civil Contract (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R398 R327 Discovery Miles 3 270 Save R71 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Adam Deveril, Viscount Lynton, returns home from war to find his family in financial ruin. To help his family, he sacrifices his love for the beautiful Julia and marries plain Jenny Chawleigh, whose father is a wealthy businessman determined to marry his daughter into a title.

Adam chafes under Mr. Chawleigh's generosity, and Julia's behavior upon hearing of the betrothal nearly brings them all into a scandal. But Jenny's practicality and quiet love for Adam bring him comfort and eventually happiness. And over time, their arranged marriage blossoms into love and acceptance across the class divide.

The Talisman Ring (Paperback): Georgette Heyer The Talisman Ring (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R369 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

..". A long-lost family heirloom, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a taciturn, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud."
Publishers Weekly

"One 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, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn.

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, adventure, and, especially, humor. One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. 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."

An Infamous Army - A Novel of Love, War, Wellington and Waterloo (Paperback): Georgette Heyer An Infamous Army - A Novel of Love, War, Wellington and Waterloo (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R443 R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Save R79 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

On the eve of battle, passions are running high...
"A brilliant achievement...vivid, accurate, dramatic...the description of Waterloo is magnificent."-DAILY MAIL
"My favorite historical novelist."-MARGARET DRABBLE
IN THE SUMMER OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of parties, balls and soirees. 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 their first meeting, dashing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, but even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild behavior. Finally, with the Battle of Waterloo raging just miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring back into the town, Lady Barbara discovers where her heart really lies, and like a true noblewoman, she rises to the occasion, and to the demands of love, life and war...
"Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect
period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer
achieves what the rest of us only aspire to."
-KATIE FFORDE

Behold, Here's Poison (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Behold, Here's Poison (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R314 R257 Discovery Miles 2 570 Save R57 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Toll-Gate (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Toll-Gate (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
R370 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R24 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Witty...a cheerful extravaganza."
-The New Yorker

"His exploits were legendary..."

Captain John Staple, back from the battlefront, is already bored with his quiet civilian life in the country. 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. 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.

"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."-Chicago Sunday Tribune

"Told in elegant prose with exceptionally humorous dialogue by the Queen of Regency romance."-Good Book Guide

Instead of the Thorn by Georgette Heyer (Paperback): Georgette Heyer Instead of the Thorn by Georgette Heyer (Paperback)
Georgette Heyer
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