Member Profile: Sue Baillie

In which we get to know our members a little better… 

Name: Sue Baillie
Nationality: Australian

How old were you when you read your first Georgette Heyer novel?

10 or 11.

What was it?

Sylvester, I think.

How did you discover her work?

My mother regularly took Ladies’ Home Journal and  GH’s books were serialised in them.

Did Heyer lead you to read other authors in similar genres?

Some, but none are as accomplished.

Which of her books have you read the most often?

The Quiet Gentleman, The Corinthian, The Talisman Ring, Sylvester, The Unknown Ajax, False Colours, The Nonesuch.

Which, if any, would you never read again?

My Lord John, Beauvallet.

If you could be a Heyer heroine, which would you choose?

Phoebe Marlow.

Which Heyer hero (or heroine) would make the best husband/wife/partner?

Gervase St Erth.

How has Georgette Heyer influenced your life?

Fostered my love of history.