A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer (1961)

A Civil Contract is quite different from Heyer’s usual style - at least in the books I’ve read so far. There’s no dashing, arrogant and wealthy hero to be won by a beautiful woman with no fortune. He is, instead, a twenty-six year old man facing a ruinous future. Captain Adam Deveril sells out of … Continue reading A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer (1961)

Frederica by Georgette Heyer (1965)

Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) is best known for her Regency novels, the time period which lasted from 1811 to 1820. Frederica is set in 1818 and is the first book I’ve read by this author, although I’ve been aware of her for ages. Apparently, if you enjoy Mary Stewart’s writing, you might possibly like Georgette Heyer's, … Continue reading Frederica by Georgette Heyer (1965)