‘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
A writer of great wit and style-. I've read her books to ragged shreds.
My favourite historical novelist -- stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours.
Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.
'The scarlet-coated lady and the young man sat opposite each other, and occasionally exchanged glances of acute dislike'
Jennifer Kloester researched Georgete Heyer's life and writing for ten years having exclusive access to her notebooks, private papers and untapped archives, resulting in a groundbreaking biography of one of Britain’s best novelists. Here, Kloester celebrates 80 years of Heyer’s first Regency novel, Regency Buck