Venetia / Georgette Heyer.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Arrow, 2004Description: 332 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781402238840 (alk. paper); 1402238843 (alk. paper); 0099465655 (pbk) :; 0099465655 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Single women -- Fiction | Country life -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | England -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820 -- FictionGenre/Form: Regency fiction. | Love stories.DDC classification: 823/.912 Summary: Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate. Then, in one extraordinary encounter she meets a neighbour she only knows by reputation, the infamous Lord Damerel, and before long is egging on a libertine in his scandalous behaviour.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen."--Publishers Weekly</p> <p>Beautiful, capable, and independent minded, Venetia Lanyon's life on her family's estate in the country side is somewhat restricted. But her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society, is about to shake things up.</p> <p>Lord Damerel has built his life on his dangerous reputation, and when he meets Venetia, he has nothing to offer and everything to regret. Though his scandalous past and deepest secrets give Venetia reason to mistrust him, a rogue always gets what he wants.</p> <p>As Venetia's well-meaning family steps in to protect her from potential ruin, Venetia must find the wherewithal to take charge of her own destiny, or lose her chance at happiness.</p> <p>Charming characters and flawless prose make Venetia a fan favorite from the Queen of Regency Romance. Fans of Mary Balogh, Elizabeth Hoyt and Jane Ashford will be delighted by this story about finding love, redemption, and the courage to follow your heart.</p> <p>Other Regency Romances from Georgette Heyer:<br> Frederica<br> Sylvester<br> Cotillion</p> <p>What reviewers are saying about Venetia</p> <p>"A wonderful story whose characters, settings and, most importantly, dialogue combine to create such a well-crafted story."--Bags, Books, and Bon Jovi<br> "Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic"--Katie Fforde<br> "Wonderful and lovely and perfect! Venetia is one of the most charming characters EVER."--Once Upon a Bookshelf<br> "An absolutely rollicking Regency romp. I loved it from the first page."--Library Queue<br> What everyone has to say about the Queen ofRegency Romance Georgette Heyer<br> "Georgette Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age of the form. Her regency romances are delightful light reading..."--Philippa Gregory<br> "[Heyer's] characters are witty and beyond charming, her prose is flawless and lighthearted, and her historical detail is immaculate."--Read All Over Reviews<br> "Georgette Heyer is unbeatable." --Sunday Telegraph</p>
Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1958.
Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate. Then, in one extraordinary encounter she meets a neighbour she only knows by reputation, the infamous Lord Damerel, and before long is egging on a libertine in his scandalous behaviour.