Last Friday, as part of her ongoing Heyer Legacy Project, Jen gave part one of her thoughts on The Grand Sophy. Read all about it here.
And catch up on Jen’s series digging deep into Heyer’s life and bibliography:
The Black Moth – from teen novel to enduring best-seller
The Great Roxhythe 1922 & 1929
The Transformation of Philip Jettan
Instead of the Thorn – A daring novel
Who loves Simon the Coldheart?
These Old Shades – always a favourite (Part 1)
These Old Shades – always a favourite (Part 2)
Helen – a very revealing story
The Masqueraders – written in a grass hut
Beauvallet – a great adventure
Barren Corn – the fourth and final modern novel
The Conqueror – a deep dive into history
Footsteps in the Dark – the first detective-thriller
Devil’s Cub – “What price a sequel to These Old Shades?”
Why Shoot a Butler? – “A classic tale of crime and detection”
The Convenient Marriage – written at the Sussex Oak
The Unfinished Clue – “pure joy from start to finish”
Death in the Stocks – mirth and murder
The first Regency novel – Regency Buck
Behold, Here’s Poison – “An ingenious poisoning device”
A Blunt Instrument – a killing comedy
Royal Escape – a labour of love
No Wind of Blame – a “Prince” of a novel
So perceptive – The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Georgette and the Christmas gift
2021 – Georgette Heyer’s Centenary Year!
The Spanish Bride – history brought to life
The Corinthian – a wartime favourite
Envious Casca – a Christmas mystery
Faro’s Daughter – written straight to the typewriter!
Penhallow – NOT a contract-breaking book!
Friday’s Child by Georgette Heyer
Georgette Heyer – a new appreciation
The Reluctant Widow – a very funny Gothic novel
Albany – Georgette’s ideal home
The Foundling – Inspired by Austen
Arabella – “who is a nice wench and is giving me a lot of fun”
Duplicate Death – An intricately devised plot
Really, Jen just knows everything, doesn’t she?