By (author) Georgette Heyer
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Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer
Book Description"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable."-Sunday TelegraphA young and lovely runaway alone on the road to LondonMiss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt's household to find her grandfather. Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country.A scandal broth in the makingWhen Viscount Desford encounters a lovely waif searching for her grandfather, he feels honor bound to assist her; but dashing about the countryside together, the Viscount must prevent his exasperating charge from bringing him ruin upon herself...and him.In the end, his best idea is to bring Charity to his lifelong best friend Henrietta and that's when the fun and surprises begin...Celebrate the 80th birthday of Regency Romance with great books from Sourcebooks Casablanca!"It all begins when a chivalrous and rich young gallant takes pity on a pathetic poor relation in a neighboring family. Before long he is so entangled in his efforts to help her that every step he takes leads to some hilarious new confusion. The romantic conclusions are not what you may expect, but that adds to the fun."-Publishers Weekly"My favourite historical novelist-stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours."-Margaret Drabble
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781402213502
Paperback / softback
(201mm x 132mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Christmas Party, Paperback (November 2015)
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Author Biography - Georgette Heyer
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. It is known that she was born in Wimbledon in August 1902, and her first novel, The Black Moth, was published in 1921. 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 also 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 mining engineer, and they had one son together, Richard.
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