Synopses & Reviews
Triumphantly goodGeorgette Heyer is unbeatable. India Knight, Sunday Telegraph
An impetuous flight...
Tiffany Wield's bad behavior is a serious trial to her chaperone. On the shelf at twenty-eight, Ancilla Trent strives to be a calming influence on her tempestuous charge, but then Tiffany runs off to London alone and Ancilla is faced with a devastating scandal.
A gallant rescue...
Sir Waldo Hawkridge, confirmed bachelor and one of the wealthiest men in London, comes instantly to the aid of the intrepid Ancilla to stop Tiffany's flight, and in the process discovers that it's never too late for the first bloom of love.
A writer of great wit and style I've read her books to ragged shreds.
Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph
WHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE NONESUCH:
A lovely, entertaining read, full of deliciously entertaining character studies, witty dialogue, a gentle secondary romance and, of course, the main love story. This is another of Heyer's 'older heroine' novels, subtle, romantic, and very enjoyable. Highly recommended
One of the wittiest stories Heyer has concocted, that will have you chuckling to yourself.
The same flashes of wit, the wonderful dialogue, and the ridiculous intrigue that are all the ingredients of a first-rate Georgette Heyer.
No other novelist recreates the manners, dress, behaviour, and language of the Regency period as well as Georgette Heyer] did.
Heyer moves into Austen territorydelightfully
A charming Georgette Heyer romance about finding love at any age.
On the shelf at 28, Ancilla Trent considers her opportunity for romance and adventure to be behind her. She strives to be a calming influence on her tempestuous charge, but Tiffany Wield's bad behavior culminates in an impetuous flight to London without a chaperone. It falls to Ancilla and Sir Waldo Hawkridge, one of the wealthiest bachelors in London, to join forces and stop Tiffany's flight before she does irreparable damage to her reputation. Together, they of course discover that neither is too old for love.