Jennifer Kloester on The Talisman Ring, Part 1 (1937)

Last Friday, as part of her ongoing Heyer Legacy Project, last Friday Jen gave her thoughts on The Talisman Ring… some of them, anyway. Read all about it here.

And catch up on Jen’s series digging deep into Heyer’s 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

Pastel – telling too much?

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” 

The Talisman Ring – part one

Really, Jen just knows everything, doesn’t she?