Pistols for two, and other stories, by Georgette Heyer. Pistols for Two. 1. In the end, the quarrel, smouldering for so many weeks, flared up over such a trifle that anyone, Tom reflected, would have laughed to have known the cause.
Pistols for two, and other stories, by Georgette Heyer. p. cm. England-Social life and customs-19th century-Fiction.
Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one. An internationally bestselling phenomenon and queen of the Regency romance, Georgette Heyer is one of the most beloved historical novelists of our time. The Private World of Georgette Heyer.
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The lady had been set down at the Pelican after dusk by a cross-country coach. Her baggage was as modest as her appearance, the one consisting of a bandbox and a corded trunk; the other of brown curls smoothed neatly under a bonnet, a round cashmere gown made high to the neck and boasting neither frills nor lace, serviceable half-boots, and tan gloves, and a drab.
Pistols For Two book. Georgette Heyer's historical accuracy and eye for a wonderful story of romance is unequalled, and in Pistols For Two we can see the skills which won her a devoted audience that continues to this day. Stories in the book: Pistols for two A Clandestine Affair Bath Miss Pink Domino A Husband for Fanny To Have the Honour Night at the Inn The Duel Hazard Snowdrift Full Moon.
Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her historical romance novels set in the Regency and Georgian eras. A best-selling author, Heyer's writing career saw her produce works from a variety of genres; in total she published 32 novels in the romance genre, 6 historical novels, 4 contemporary novels, and 12 in the detective fiction genre.
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Pistols for Two - Best friends face each other for a duel over a silly neighborhood chit. Delightful book of short stories by Georgette Heyer. These stories were filled with fun characters and happy endings. A Clandestine Affair - Sparks fly between two guardians who try to stop their charges from eloping. Bath Miss - Sharp witted Sir Charles escorts Miss Massingale home from Bath to London and falls into several scrapes along the way. This one made me laugh. I could sense the more complete back story in every single one by the end.
Georgette Heyer's historical accuracy and eye for a wonderful story of romance is unequalled, and in Pistols For Two we can see the skills which won her a devoted audience that continues to this day.
Georgette Heyer's only collection of short stories, Pistols for Two offers eleven charming tales, each a little bon-bon that both satisfies and tantalizes. Compact and self-contained, each of these.
A treat for all fans of Georgette Heyer, and for those who love stories full of romance and intrigue. Affairs of honour between bucks and blades, rakes and rascals; affairs of the heart between heirs and orphans, beauties and bachelors; romance, intrigue, escapades and duels at dawn. Stories in the book