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  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446457245
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

An Infamous Army




A dramatic tale of adventure, love and fate against the backdrop of one of the most decisive battles in history.

In 1815, beneath the aegis of the Army of Occupation, Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous as she is beautiful, is at the centre of all that is fashionable and light- hearted. When she meets Charles Audley, dashing aide- de- campe to the great Duke of Wellington himself, herjoie de vivre knows no bounds- until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo...

  • Pub date: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446457245
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the Author

Georgette Heyer

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

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Praise for An Infamous Army

“Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.”

Katie Fforde

“A writer of great wit and style ... I've read her books to ragged shreds.”

Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

“Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.”

India Knight

“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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