This is the Heyer that I've been trying to find for ages, and every time I end up picking up Charity Girl instead and get frustrated. It's a similar set up of sorts, a young country gentleman in an impulsive mood stumbles across the poor cousin of a local family, and offers her shelter. Except in Friday's Child, the gentleman in question is in a bad mood because his childhood friend just turned down his proposal, so he decides to elope with the young waif he has acquired.
Author: Georgette Heyer UK Publisher: Arrow Genre: Romance, historical fiction See Also: Charity Girl; Regency Buck; These Old Shades; Frederica Kitty Charing’s life-changing inheritance comes with a catch. Her eccentric and childless guardian, Mr. Penicuik, is leaving Kitty all of his vast fortune – but with one condition. She must marry one of his five grand-nephews. However, … Continue reading REVISITED: Cotillion – Georgette Heyer
Author: Georgette Heyer UK Publisher: Arrow Genre: Romance, historical fiction See Also: Charity Girl; Regency Buck; These Old Shades Rich, handsome, darling of the ton, the hope of ambitious mothers and despair of his sisters - the Marquis of Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone. Until a distant connection, ignorant of his selfishness, … Continue reading REVISITED: Frederica – Georgette Heyer
Author: Georgette Heyer UK Publisher: Arrow Genre: Historical romance Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his soubriquet 'Satanas', flourishes as well. Then, from a dark Parisian back alley, he plucks L-on, a red-headed urchin with strangely … Continue reading REVISITED: These Old Shades – Georgette Heyer
Author: Mary Balogh (website / facebook) UK Publisher: Piatkus Genre: Romance, historical fiction Buy now: ebook | paperback Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune that will forever alter the lives of everyone in his family - including the daughter no one knew he had . . . Anna Snow grew … Continue reading REVIEW: Someone to Love (Westcott #1) – Mary Balogh