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  • Published: 28 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456781
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Beauvallet




Witty, elegant, stylish and the best comedies of manners since Jane Austen.

Witty, elegant, stylish and the best comedies of manners since Jane Austen.

'Mad Nicholas' to his friends, 'Scourge of Spain' to the enemy, Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has never been known to resist a challenge.When a captured galleon yields the lovely Doña Dominica de Rada y Sylva, he vows to return her and her father to the shores of Spain. But he has no sooner done so than he proposes a venture more reckless than any of his exploits on the high seas which have made him Drake's equal and a favourite of the Queen. He will take Dominica as his bride even if he must enter the lion's den...

  • Published: 28 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456781
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

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 Beauvallet

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

Katie Fforde

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

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

Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

Sparkling

Independent on Sunday

Georgette Heyer is unbeatable

India Knight

Every girl, whatever her age, needs her own complete set of Heyer titles. More than romantic they are witty, elegant, stylish and the best comedies of manners since Jane Austen. Required reading for everyone

Diane Pearson

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