Determined to woo and win the lovely Venetia, a twenty-five-year-old hopeless romantic, Lord Damerel, an infamous rake, pursues her with passionate abandon, but Venetia will only marry for love. Reprint.
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In all her twenty-five years, lovely Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate. Then she meets her neighbour, Lord Damerel, and before she knows better, she is egging on a libertine whose way of life has scandalized the county for years.About the Author:
The late Georgette Heyer was a very private woman. Her novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, though she rarely reached out to the public to discuss her works or personal life. She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. She wrote her first novel, The Black Moth, at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; it was published in 1921 and became an instant success.
Heyer published 56 books over the next 53 years, until her death from lung cancer in 1974. Her work included Regency romances, mysteries and historical fiction. Known as the Queen of Regency romance, Heyer was legendary for her research, historical accuracy and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Her last book, My Lord John, was published posthumously in 1975. She was married to George Ronald Rougier, a barrister, and they had one son, Richard.
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Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061002593
Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 61002593