Which is the best Georgette Heyer?

Which is the best Georgette Heyer?

Our favourite Georgette Heyer novels

  • The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer.
  • The Nonesuch by Georgette Heyer.
  • Venetia by Georgette Heyer.
  • Arabella by Georgette Heyer.
  • False Colours by Georgette Heyer.
  • Cotillion by Georgette Heyer.
  • Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer.

What genre is Georgette Heyer?

detective fiction
Georgette Heyer (/ˈheɪ. ər/; 16 August 1902 – 4 July 1974) was an English novelist and short-story writer, in both the regency romance and detective fiction genres….

Georgette Heyer
Period 1921–1974
Genre Regency romance, detective fiction
Spouse George Ronald Rougier ​ ​ ( m. 1925)​

How many historical novels did Georgette Heyer write?

A best-selling author, Heyer’s writing career saw her produce works from a variety of genres; in total she published 32 novels in the romance genre, 6 historical novels, 4 contemporary novels, and 12 in the detective fiction genre.

Where did Georgette Heyer live?

WimbledonGeorgette Heyer / Places lived

Although born in Wimbledon, writer Georgette Heyer spent many years living in Horsham and Brighton. In fact, it was in the village of Slinfold near Horsham where, in 1935, she wrote the novel many consider her defining work, ‘Regency Buck’.

Are Georgette Heyer books worth anything?

Asking prices for first editions of Heyer’s thrillers, which always had smaller print runs, can reach four figures. The most expensive Heyer book ever sold on AbeBooks was a first edition of Death in the Stocks, which sold for $2,400.

What should I read if I like Georgette Heyer?

Books to Read if You Love Georgette Heyer

  • There’s a particular kind of enjoyment that is to be had when reading a Georgette Heyer novel.
  • Newt’s Emerald is probably the closest a book has come to the Georgette Heyer feeling for me.
  • Cecelia and Kate include Sorcery and Cecelia, The Grand Tour and The Mislaid Magician.

Who writes as well as Georgette Heyer?

Attention to Detail: Mary Stewart. Mary Stewart’s novels are set more than 150 years after Georgette Heyer. But in many ways I look at her as a natural successor. For many fans, looking for authours like Georgette Heyer, it is the attention to detail that they find most lacking in other novels.

What order should I read Georgette Heyer books?

A series by Georgette Heyer

  • The Convenient Marriage (1934)
  • Regency Buck (1935)
  • The Talisman Ring (1936)
  • The Corinthian (1940)
  • Faro’s Daughter (1941)
  • Friday’s Child (1944)
  • The Reluctant Widow (1946)
  • The Foundling (1948)

Who writes like Jean Plaidy?

Philippa Gregory. 30,848 followers.

  • Robin Maxwell. Author of 18 books including The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn.
  • Anya Seton. Author of 27 books including Katherine.
  • Anne O’Brien. 584 followers.
  • Anne R. Bailey.
  • Michelle Gable. 1,226 followers.
  • Kathleen McGurl. 227 followers.
  • Roland Moore. 13 followers.
  • What should I read after Heyer?


    1 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 4.27 avg rating — 3,491,986 ratings score: 1,076, and 11 people voted
    4 I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 92,538 ratings score: 687, and 7 people voted
    5 Persuasion by Jane Austen 4.14 avg rating — 581,439 ratings score: 666, and 7 people voted

    Are Georgette Heyer books connected?

    Five books (four contemporary mysteries and one final Georgian historical) later, Heyer FINALLY publishes Regency Buck, the first Regency romance. I’ve reviewed this one as well. It’s not directly connected to the previous books until the next book, however.

    What authors are like Georgette Heyer?

    Patricia Gaffney. 254 followers.

  • Loretta Chase. Author of 46 books including Lord of Scoundrels.
  • Barbara Metzger. Author of 84 books including Miss Lockharte’s Letters.
  • Jennifer Kloester. 106 followers.
  • Elizabeth Bailey. 215 followers.
  • Dorothy Mack. 33 followers.
  • Sherry Lynn Ferguson. 67 followers.
  • Stella Riley. 323 followers.