I continued with my Heyer-fest this month. Ms Heyer, who is famous for her historical romances set in Regency England, has been a bestselling novelist since 1921!
And I just checked the inside cover of Arabella and discovered it was first published in 1949. Incredible to think that book written 60 years ago can still be enjoyed by the modern, impatient and extremely critical readers of today.
If, like me, you quite like the odd Regency and find yourself quite fascinated by this period in history, then do check out Georgette Heyer’s Regency World by Jennifer Kloester.
“With Georgette Heyer’s Regency World, Jennifer Kloester has now put together the ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heye’rs world: her heroines; her villains and dashing heroes; the shops, clubs and towns they frequented; the parties and seasons they celebrated; how they ate, drank, dressed, socialised, voted, shopped and drove.”
I thoroughly loved reading it and as a plus, it’s beautifully illustrated, too — kudos to illustrator Graeme Tavendale. A must-read for any Georgette Heyer fan or any fan of the Regency period.
So without further ado, here’s my reading list for July.
- Resurrectionist by James McGee
- The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
- Venetia by Georgette Heyer
- Marked by P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast
- Cousin Kate by Georgette Heyer
- The Accidental Vampire by Lynsay Sands
- April Lady by Georgette Heyer
- Evernight by Claudia Gray
- Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead
- Arabella by Georgette Heyer
- Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
- Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs