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Black Sheep

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Abigail Wendover has no time for love.

She is far too busy protecting her niece, who has fallen madly in love with a suspected fortune-hunter.

But her efforts become vastly more complicated with the arrival of Miles Calverleigh, the black sheep of his family - a reckless bachelor with a scandalous past.

Abby soon discovers that, despite successfully managing her niece's love life, she has far less control over her own unruly heart.
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'Elegant, witty and rapturously romantic' Katie Fforde

'Utterly delightful' The Guardian
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 181g
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
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  • 0099468034
  • 9780099468035
  • 23,988

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"My favourite historical novelist ... I owe her many happy hours" Margaret Drabble
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"My favourite historical novelist ... I owe her many happy hours" -- Margaret Drabble "Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic" -- Katie Fforde "Sparkling" Independent
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About 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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8,843 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
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4 41% (3,582)
3 22% (1,936)
2 3% (288)
1 1% (62)

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If you want to read a prime example of the beautiful writing of Heyer, then this is the book. It is choc full of dialogue that will have you tittering and annoying everyone else around you. The accuracy of her historic detailing only makes this more enjoyable. My only query is why are none of her stories ever filmed? They'd knock Jane Austen off the top....show more
by Mrs JB Braddock
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