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  • Published: 1 March 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456729
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

Powder And Patch

Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance

A wonderful Regency romance by one of our best-known and most beloved historical novelists, reissued with a beautiful new cover as part of our Heyer backlist project

Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance! The perfect Heyer combination.

'I could mainline Heyer's Regency romances until the end of time and still not get bored!' India Knight

'Utter, immersive escapism.' Sophie Kinsella


In an eighteenth-century England of wit, womanising and powdered wigs, provincial Philip Jettan runs the risk of irreproachability. Cleone Charteris stands in no such danger. The golden-haired, headstrong despair of men, she seeks a husband who can duel and dice with the best of them.

So Philip leaves for Paris, where his father's hopes and his lover's ideals are realised but with unforeseen consequences for them both . . .


***** 'Simply hilarious!'
***** 'Witty and fast paced'
***** 'What a fun read!'
***** 'Georgette Heyer, I love you.'
***** 'If you are a fan of Jane Austen and haven't read Miss Heyer yet then what are you waiting for.'

  • Published: 1 March 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456729
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

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 Powder And Patch

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

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

Katie Fforde

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