IF YOU LOVE BRIDGERTON, YOU'LL LOVE GEORGETTE HEYER!
'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, in RED
'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS
Leonie Bonnard is being drawn into a twenty-year-old feud.
Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, is a reprehensible rake with an axe to grind. Decades ago the Comte de Saint-Vire did something unforgivable and ever since Justin has been lying in wait to settle the score.
When Justin meets Leon, a street urchin with a striking resemblance to his nemesis, he aims to use him as a pawn in his plans for revenge on the Comte. Except Leon is in fact Leonie, a beautiful young ingénue who may just steal Justin's heart.
Can Leonie win the Duke's affection, or will his need for revenge overcome them both?
'Léonie, hot-tempered and very much her own woman, is one of Heyer's best female leads [...] The novel remains a witty, vivid page turner' MELANIE REID
'Elegant, witty and rapturously romantic' KATIE FFORDE
'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
A gentleman was strolling down a side street in Paris, on his way back from the house of one Madame de Verchoureux. He walked mincingly, for the red heels of his shoes were very high. A long purple cl...
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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