Snowdrift and Other Stories (includes three new recently discovered short stories)

Author(s): Georgette Heyer (Author)

Adult Classics

Previously titled Pistols for Two, this collection includes three of Heyer's earliest short stories, published together in book form for the very first time. A treat for all fans of Georgette Heyer, and for those who love stories full of romance and intrigue.Affairs of honour between bucks and blades, rakes and rascals; affairs of the heart between heirs and orphans, beauties and bachelors; romance, intrigue, escapades and duels at dawn. All the gallantry, villainy and elegance of the age that Georgette Heyer has so triumphantly made her own are exquisitely revived in these wonderfully romantic stories of the Regency period.'Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us aspire to.' Katie Fforde'My favourite historical novelist - stylish, romantic, sharp and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines enterprising and her heroes are dashing. I owe her many happy hours.' Margaret Drabble'Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.' India Knight


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"Previously titled Pistols for Two, this collection includes three of Heyer's earliest short stories, published together in book form for the very first time. A treat for all fans of Georgette Heyer, and for those who love stories full of romance and intrigue." * from the publisher's description * "Georgette Heyer is second to none in her ability to make detective stories entertaining" * Sunday Times * "Georgette Heyer is unbeatable" * Sunday Telegraph * "A writer of great wit and style...I've read her books to shreds" * Daily Telegraph * "Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us aspire to." -- Katie Fforde

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

I.: Introduction by Jennifer KloesterII.: STORIES1.: Snowdrift2.: Full Moon3.: Pistols for Two4.: A Clandestine Affair5.: Bath Miss6.: Pink Domino7.: A Husband for Fanny8.: To Have the Honour9.: Night at the Inn10.: The Duel11.: HazardIII.: NEW STORIES1.: Pursuit2.: Runaway Match3.: Incident on the Bath Road

General Fields

  • : 9781784756130
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : October 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 384
  • : Georgette Heyer (Author)
  • : Georgette Heyer (Author)
  • : 823.912
  • : 823.912
  • : en
  • : en
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 384