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ISBN-10: 1402210086

ISBN-13: 9781402210082

Edition: 2007

Authors: Georgette Heyer

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"My favourite historical novelist."-Margaret Drabble "Triumphantly good Georgette Heyer is unbeatable."-Sunday Telegraph "Sparkling."-Independent on Sunday A sham betrothal isn't the only thing that gets Kitty and Freddy into trouble, but it's definitely the beginning Freddy is a most unusual hero. He's immensely rich, of course, and not bad-looking, especially with his ultra-starched shirt points and elegant quizzing glass. He gets engaged to his cousin Kitty only to help her get away from their irascible Great-uncle Matthew. The two head for London, where a series of hilarious mishaps threaten their charade. But Freddy discovers hitherto unplumbed depths of cleverness and practicality…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.92" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Georgette Heyer was born on August 16, 1902 at Wimbledon, London. She wrote The Black Moth as a story for her brother Boris. Her father, impressed with his daughter's imagination, suggested that she prepare it to be published, which it was by Constable in 1921. Having scored an instant success with The Black Moth at the age of nineteen under her own name, Georgette Heyer, she experimented with a pseudonym, Stella Martin, for her third book, published by Mills & Boon. She continued writing and in 1925 she married Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer. After reasonable but not spectacular sales from her first few books the instant success of These Old Shades in 1926 brought her a solid source of…