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Pistols for Two

ISBN: 9781402256981

By: Georgette Heyer

Published: 02/07/2012

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Description

"Sparkling ... The stories run the gamut from cloak-and-dagger to whimsical-comedy." —Best Sellers "A delightful assortment." —Library Journal Intrigue,elegance,and glittering romance... In eleven charming short stories, the Queen of Regency romance presents an exquisite romp through affairs of honor and affairs of the heart. Featuring rakes and rascals, orphans and heirs, beauties and their beaus, the legendary Georgette Heyer's signature wit and inimitable style bring the Regency world dazzlingly alive. WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: "These stories have the real feel-good factorlike curling up with a mug of hot chocolate or a glass of wine on a cold winter's day. Bliss!" "Such fun...Each story works brilliantly on its own." "A wonderful book to dip into or read right through." GEORGETTE HEYER wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.

About the Author

Georgette Heyer

The late Georgette Heyer was a very private woman. Her historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, though she rarely reached out to the public to discuss her works or private life. She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. She wrote her first novel, The Black Moth, at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; it was published in 1921 and became an instant success. Heyer published 56 books over the next 53 years, until her death from lung cancer in 1974. Heyer's large volume of works included Regency romances, mysteries and historical fiction. Known as the Queen of Regency romance, Heyer was legendary for her research, historical accuracy and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Her last book, My Lord John, was published posthumously in 1975. She was married to George Ronald Rougier, a barrister, and they had one son, Richard.

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Pistols for Two

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In the end, the quarrel, smouldering for so many weeks, flared up over such a trifle that anyone, Tom reflected, would have laughed to have known the cause. O

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Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 8 in
Width: 5.25 in
Weight: 10.80 oz
Page Count: 256 pages

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