The Reluctant Widow

The Reluctant Widow

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Stepping into the wrong carriage at a Sussex village, Elinor Rochdale is swept up in a thrilling and dangerous adventure. Overnight the would-be governess becomes mistress of a ruined estate and partner in a secret conspiracy to save a family's name. By midnight she is a bride, by dawn a widow.

A typically thrilling and sweeping tale of romance and tragedy, The Reluctant Widow is Georgette Heyer at her best - the undisputed queen of historical romance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 202g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 0
  • 0099468077
  • 9780099468073
  • 92,166

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"Triumphantly good... Georgette Heyer is unbeatable"
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A writer of great wit and style ... I've read her books to ragged shreds -- Kate Fenton * Daily Telegraph * My favourite historical novelist * Margaret Drabble * Triumphantly good... Georgette Heyer is unbeatable -- India Knight * Sunday Telegraph *
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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 fifteen 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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7,629 ratings
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4 38% (2,864)
3 28% (2,117)
2 6% (466)
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