Georgette Heyer is a British historical romance and detective novelist who began writing in the 1920s. Her meticulous attention to detail is even reflected in the beautiful cover art on each dust jacket depicting her world of regency England. (orig. pinner comment) Cover artist: Arthur Barbosa
After Jane Austen, then what? How I fell in love with Georgette Heyer.
Georgette Heyer: It was growing late, and though one might stand on the brink of a deep chasm of disaster, one was still obliged to dress for dinner. irony, disaster, manners. Meetville Quotes
A laughing Georgette and apparently Georgette Heyer's favourite photograph of herself.
in so many words...: Review: THE GRAND SOPHY (1950) by Georgette Heyer - Cover art: Arthur Barbosa
Georgette Heyer has received an English Heritage Blue Plaque on her childhood home. Revealed by Stephen Fry, who recalled: "I first discovered Georgette Heyer at school and was completely hooked. She is a fabulous, witty writer who captured the life and language of Regency England superbly. I am delighted to see her honoured with an English Heritage blue plaque."
Black Sheep by Georgette Heyer, A Review
Georgette Heyer, all her sweet & innocent heroines captivated me for awhile. I know it began my love of Historical Fiction. I learned more history than I'll ever know from her stories and also learned all my beaus should be lustful yet respectful and restrained.
Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, making the Regency period her own.