The Grand Sophy

The Grand Sophy

Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance

Summary

If you love Bridgerton, you'll love Georgette Heyer!

'The greatest writer who ever lived' Antonia Fraser
'A rollicking good read that will be of particular joy to Bridgerton viewers' Independent
'Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' Joanne Harris
'Utter, immersive escapism' Sophie Kinsella
_____

The charming Sophia Stanton-Lacy is a force to be reckoned with.

When Sophy is sent to stay with her London relatives, she finds her cousins in quite the tangle.

Cecilia is besotted with an attractive but feather-brained poet, Hubert has fallen foul of a money-lender, and the ruthlessly handsome Charles is engaged to a pedantic bluestocking who seems to bring out the worst in him...

Fortunately, Sophy has arrived just in time to sort them all out - but Charles is eager to rid his family of her meddlesome ways. Has the Grand Sophy finally met her match?
_____

Readers love The Grand Sophy . . .

***** 'The smile never left my face!'
***** 'Sophy had me laughing or smiling through most of the book. She is someone I would love to know in my real life.'
***** 'This one is definitely in my top favourites!'
***** 'Loved every word!'
***** 'Georgette Heyer's books will live on long after the Harlequin historicals fade from our memories, simply because she is superlative at what she does: making you believe in romance.'
_____

'A rollicking good read that will be of particular joy to Bridgerton viewers ... the permanent glister of scandal [...] ties the whole thing together' Independent
'Georgette Heyer's Regency romances brim with elegance, wit and historical accuracy, and this is one of her finest and most entertaining ... Escapism of the highest order' Daily Mail
'Rapturously romantic' Katie Fforde
'If you haven't read Georgette Heyer yet, what a treat you have in store!' Harriet Evans
'Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.' Sunday Telegraph

Reviews

  • Georgette Heyer’s Regency romances brim with elegance, wit and historical accuracy […] and this is one of her finest and most entertaining […] This charming book is escapism of the highest order
    DAILY MAIL

About the author

Georgette Heyer

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.
Learn More

Sign up to the Penguin Newsletter

For the latest books, recommendations, author interviews and more