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Black Sheep
Black Sheep
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5.0 out of 5 stars A romance that's just a little bit different., 27 Feb 2014
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The plot is intricate and sets this story apart from the run-of-the-mill Regency romances. Heyer's wit is reminiscent of Austen, and will have you chuckling at her well drawn characters. The two main characters are very likeable and so well written that you are easily able to visualise them in their many different settings.


Persuasion
Persuasion
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful., 31 July 2013
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I love this book. I have read it many times and never tire of it. The characters are so well drawn, so recognisable.


Why Shoot a Butler?
Why Shoot a Butler?
by Georgette Heyer
Edition: Paperback

37 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Country manors, village bobbies and a serial killer?, 13 May 2002
This review is from: Why Shoot a Butler? (Paperback)
A dead butler. A sly, creeping valet. Nerve racking assignations in lonely woods. And a village policeman who though loveable, is totally inadequate at dealing with murder. A rich assortment of characters come alive in this gripping story. Frank Amberley, brilliant, watchful and unbelievably rude; Shirley Brown, mysterious, sulky and desperate; Sir Humphrey and Lady Matthews, providing real comedy; and Basil Fountain, the sort who would 'drink his own bath water'. The plot is masterly, the suspense is real. As the plot thickens and the race to the truth intensifies you will be unable to put the book down. The Heyer magic at its best.


The Nonesuch
The Nonesuch
by Georgette Heyer
Edition: Paperback

52 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An eligible bachelor, a 'long meg' and a spoilt beauty., 13 May 2002
This review is from: The Nonesuch (Paperback)
When I read that this book detailed life in the country, and not in the glamour of London or Bath I was almost put off. What a mistake that would have been. One of the most enjoyable Heyer novels I have read. Sir Waldo Hawkridge is one of the most endearing Heyer heroes; Tiffany Wield is as spoilt as only a truly beautiful girl knows how to be; and Ancilla Trent, despite her reserve, proves to be one of the most enjoyable of all the Heyer heroines - your heart will go out to her. You find yourself worrying over Julian Lindeth as though he were a member of your family. The characters come to life in the relatively quiet backdrop of the West Riding, and you find yourself alternatively exasperated and amused by the antics of the 'beautiful Miss Wield'. One of the wittiest stories Heyer has concocted , that will have you chuckling to yourself. Only one fault - it is over too soon.


Footsteps in the Dark
Footsteps in the Dark
by Georgette Heyer
Edition: Paperback

67 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mystery, suspense and unexpected twists. Heyer at her best., 14 Aug 2001
This review is from: Footsteps in the Dark (Paperback)
One of the best crime novels I have read and the finest of Georgetter Heyer's crime novels. Set in a sleepy village in the English countryside, everything is not as it seems. Ruins, ghosts and inadequate but likeable local police all come to the fore in this gripping tale. Emminently readable and superbly written, this book will have you peering over your shoulder in to the shadows. One of the best stories Mrs Heyer ever concocted, and of course written in her own inimitable style, with plenty of wit and dry humour. Once you start, you will have difficulty in putting it down.
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