The Unknown Ajax

The Unknown Ajax

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 ... the permanent glister of scandal [...] ties the whole thing together' INDEPENDENT
'My generation's Julia Quinn' ADJOA ANDOH, star of Bridgerton
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The Lofty, isolated Darracott Place is beset with tragedy.

And when the contemptible Lord Darracot's eldest son meets an awful death, the family are left with no other choice than to invite mysterious heir apparent Hugo to stay.

When the handsome young man arrives, their suspicions seem to be confirmed: he is unsophisticated and unworldly. The family resolve to help educate him.

But as time goes on, will the Darracotts learn there's more to Hugo than meets the eye?

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'Elegant, witty and rapturously romantic' KATIE FFORDE
'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS
'Utterly delightful'
GUARDIAN
'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes. . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA
'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
'If you haven't read Georgette Heyer yet, what a treat you have in store!' HARRIET EVANS
'Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
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Readers love The Unknown Ajax ...

***** 'Bravo, Bravo, Bravo!!! What a story.'
***** 'One of my very favorite Heyer novels!'
***** 'It's hard for me to write a review of The Unknown Ajax without drooling and drivelling.'
***** 'What an unexpected and captivating read.'
***** 'How on Earth did Georgette Heyer come up with so many distinct characters and so many completely dissimilar plots? The lady was brilliant, I tell you!'

Reviews

  • Georgette Heyer is unbeatable
    India Knight

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.
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