Lady of Quality

ISBN: 033236490 Miss Annis Wychwood is in her late twenties, and as she is still unmarried, she believes her future to hold nothing but remaining single. However she is not about to retreat into the clutches of her brother’s family and become “the spinster aunt”, as much as she loves her sister-in-law, there are some […]

A civil contract

ISBN: 0330235192

Adam Deveril has just left the army and the Peninsular War. Not through choice, but because his father recently died and he must assume his family responsibilities as the new Viscount Lynton. Added to his problems is the fact that his father was not the most reliable with money, and Adam finds himself hugely in debt. He may even be forced into selling the family home, as not only does he have mortgages and debts, but he will also have to support his mother and provide for his two sisters. But he is also a man of principle and honour; he does not even consider his advisor’s opinion that he find himself a wealthy bride. But he forced to reconsider when the wealthy business man Jonathan Chawleigh suggests he marries his daughter.

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Royal Escape

No ISBN ; Elsewhere

Set after the execution of Charles I, this book tells the story of Charles II after his forces lose the Battle of Worcester[1] and he is forced to try and escape the country and go into hiding in France. To be honest there isn’t much of a plot to this book. Okay, so we have the would-be king riding about the English countryside, or sometimes walking, trying to escape. But we all know that he does, escape that is, I mean we have all heard of the Restoration[2] right? So the book is more of a character study of Charles II

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Venetia

ISBN: 9780099465652 ;Elsewhere on the web “A fox got in among the hens last night, and ravished our best layer,” remarked Miss Lanyon. “A great-grandmother, too! You’d think he would be ashamed!” Venetia Lanyon lives with her younger brother Aubrey, managing the estate for her elder brother who is away with the army. Or abandoning […]

Bath Tangle

ISBN: 0099468093 Heyer’s romance novels show the reader that your story doesn’t have to be original to be entertaining, and that predictability isn’t always a bad thing. By the time you’ve finished reading the first chapter you’ll know exactly who Serena will end up with. It takes a little longer to work out the other […]

April Lady

ISBN: 043432826X – Georgette Heyer There was a silence in the book-room, not the silence of intimacy but a silence fraught with tension Nell is in a little spot of bother. An issue of rescuing her brother from his debts and her own expenses means she is in debt herself. And she doesn’t want to […]

Powder and Patch

Prviously published as The Transformation of Philip Jettan: A Comedy of Manners ISBN: 434328014 c.1923 If you searched among the Downs in Sussex, somewhere between Midhurst and Brighthelmstone, inland a little, and nestling in modest seclusion between two waves of hills, you would find Little Fittledean, a village round which three gentlemen had built their […]

Regency Buck

ISBN: 0099465582 When Judith Taverner first meets Julian St. John Audley, the fifth Earl of Worth, things do not run smoothly. So when she discovers that he is her legal guardian it isn’t exactly to her liking. If you’ve read any of Heyer’s books you will be familiar with the type of story she writes. […]

Devil’s Cub

ISBN: 0099465833 This is the sequel to These Old Shades, and deals with the Duke of Avon’s son; the Marquis of Vidal. He is as much a rake as his father was before, so of course we can expect to see him settled down and happily married by the end. Heyer does not disappoint. In […]