Georgette Heyer: Bath Tangle

The Earl of Spenborough has always been noted for his eccentricity. Leaving a widow younger than his own daughter Serena is one thing, but quite another is leaving Serena’s fortune to the trusteeship of the Marquis of Rotherham — a man whom Serena once jilted and who now has the power to give or withhold his consent to any marriage she might contemplate. When Serena … Expand

Georgette Heyer: A Civil Contract

Adam Deveril, a hero of Salamanca, returns from the Peninsula War to find his family on the brink of ruin and his ancestral home mortgaged to the hilt. He is now Viscount Lynton, with the responsibility of saving the estate, and the only way to do so is to marry an heiress. He is introduced to Mr. Jonathan Chawleigh, a City man of apparently unlimited … Expand

Georgette Heyer: The Reluctant Widow

In The Reluctant Widow, Elinor Rochdale, a young woman of good birth but straitened circumstances, sets out to accept a position as a governess and ends up plunged into a tangle of foreign intrigue instead. Elinor’s adventure begins when she inadvertently mistakes the carriage waiting at the coach stop for one sent by her prospective employer, Mrs. Macclesfield. She finds herself carried to the estate … Expand

Top Ten: More Funny Regency Romances

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      Its been some time since my last list of top funny Reg Roms, and even though those lists of eight and fifty still stand as hilarious, I thought it high time I roll out another list. Clean and Vanilla 1.  Carola Dunn: Two Corinthians There is much to like about Dunn’s comedy of errors. While not quite as rompish as I had … Expand