I like Georgette Heyer novels (here is one I read earlier and here). They’re fun and a quick read and obviously well-researched. However, sometimes that research can get in the way – all of those regency expressions can get annoying. Here is what Georgette Heyer wrote to her publisher about Fredrica … Where was I? [...]
Category Archive for 'Regency Romance'
I’m continuing my regency romance reading marathon. I selected this one because I read Loretta Chase’s blog – Two Nerdy History Girl and I find their history posts fascinating. Here’s the blurb … Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That’s the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years [...]
I love reading regency romances, which isn’t to say I think Jane Austen writes regency romances or I think any of the romance authors are her equivalent. Georgette Heyer would be my favourite, but I’m always on the look out for another author. I’ve discovered through trial and error that I prefer ‘traditional’ regencies. The [...]
Reading too much Heyer is a bit like eating too much sugar in one sitting – I feel slightly sick and usually get a headache. I like Heyer (and sugar), but a little goes a long way. I think this is one of her best romances. Here’s the blurb on the back … A fateful [...]
This is a bit of a mixed bag post. I did manage to find my copy of The Mysteries of Udolpho (it did involve a later and a lot of dust), so I’m already to Go Gothic. I’ve also seen the first episode of Lost in Austen. I liked it – I thought it was [...]