Pistols for Two, and Other Stories

Pistols for Two, and Other Stories

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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.

"Sparkling ... The stories run the gamutfrom cloak-and-dagger to whimsical-comedy."--Best Sellers

"A delightful assortment." --Library Journal

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."

Celebrate the 80th birthday of Regency Romance with great books from Sourcebooks Casablanca!

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.

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2012
ISBN: 9781402256981
1402256981
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hey
Description: 248 pages ; 21 cm

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Aug 27, 2015

Being a huge Heyer fan, I cannot leave this opinion area empty of comments. This collection of short stories highlights Heyer's abilities to reveal personalities with richness even while encumbered with few chapter opportunities. The stories are relatively predictable, but, the sweetness is ever Heyer. If you enjoy the love-at-first-sight plot, then the book will please you. Few of Heyer's romance books have love-at-first-sight, and present themselves primarily as mysteries (e.g. The Toll Gate). Here, one can get a happy fix of these instant romances.

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