· Regency Romances Book 9 · Sourcebooks, Inc.
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If you love Bridgerton, you'll love Georgette Heyer

A fiery debutante. An ill-tempered bachelor. A romance for the ages.

Arabella, the daughter of an impoverished country parson, dreams of a new life in London. But her beauty and charm will only get her so far—and when Arabella embarks on her first London season armed with nothing but a benevolent godmother and her own notoriously short temper, she quickly runs afoul of Robert Beaumaris.

He's the most eligible bachelor of the day, with a personality as strong and combative as hers—and Arabella cannot abide him thinking of her as just another pretty girl after his wealth. So she allows herself to be provoked into a game of deception—one that could have unexpected consequences...

"[My] generation's Julia Quinn"—Adjoa Andoh on Georgette Heyer, stars as Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, in Red Magazine

"Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes . . . Utter, immersive escapism"—Sophie Kinsella

"If you want to fully immerse yourself in the era I would urge you to start with the all-time queen of Regency romance...the peerless Georgette Heyer"—The Guardian, "Loved Bridgerton? The best historical novels to escape into another world"

"Utterly timeless charm"—Nora Roberts on Georgette Heyer, #1 New York Times best-selling author

Georgette Heyer is known as the "Queen of Regency Romance," and you won't want to wait to find out why! You'll fall in love with Arabella Tallant, one of the most memorable and delightfully exuberant heroines you've ever met.


42 reviews
Aleah Mundin
November 27, 2017
I wonderful, charming book. Enjoyed everything about it. I loved it just as much as I did with Jane Austen's, 'Pride and Prejudice'.
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Juliana Lee
October 14, 2016
A truly adorable heroine and such a wonderful hero, no matter his reprehensible sense of humour 😂
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Mark Cesar B.
April 28, 2017
I love Arabella
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About the author

The late Georgette Heyer was a very private woman. Her historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, though she rarely reached out to the public to discuss her works or private life. She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. She wrote her first novel, The Black Moth, at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; it was published in 1921 and became an instant success.

Heyer published 56 books over the next 53 years, until her death from lung cancer in 1974. Heyer's large volume of works included Regency romances, mysteries and historical fiction. Known as the Queen of Regency romance, Heyer was legendary for her research, historical accuracy and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Her last book, My Lord John, was published posthumously in 1975. She was married to George Ronald Rougier, a barrister, and they had one son, Richard.

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