Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle (Regency Romances)

By Georgette Heyer

"Reading Georgette Heyer is the following neatest thing to analyzing Jane Austen."―Publishers Weekly

Rank, wealth, and magnificence are not any fit for a tender woman who writes novels...

Sylvester, Duke of Salford, has exacting requisites for a bride. Then he meets Phoebe Marlow, a tender woman with literary aspirations, and unexpectedly lifestyles turns into very advanced. She meets none of his standards, or even worse, she has written a unique that's sweeping throughout the ton and inflicting all types of gossip... and he is the most character!

Celebrate the eightieth birthday of Regency Romance with nice books from Sourcebooks Casablanca!

What Readers Say:
"A really great Heyer with an cute and intensely genuine heroine and a hero who's very human!"

"One of Heyer's so much unsung achievements, a vintage delight and Prejudice tale. Hilarity and experience throughout."

"The hero might be my all-time favourite. he's so drily humorous it takes your breath away. What an excellent love story."

"Hilariously humorous, romantic, even touching in a refined way."

Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty novels, together with Regency romances, mysteries, and old fiction. She used to be often called the Queen of Regency romance, and used to be mythical for her examine, old accuracy, and her awesome plots and characterizations.

Show description

Preview of Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle (Regency Romances) PDF

Best Historical Romance books

Lady Rogue

"Dear Reader,

Some humans develop up desirous to be lion tamers or astronauts. I've regularly desired to be a author. in the future, in the course of a gradual afternoon at my day task, i presumed: What could I write? suggestion struck . . . an earl who fell in love with a spy!

And therefore **Lady Rogue** used to be born.

Christine ""Kit"" Brantley is masquerading as a boy simply because her project is to secret agent on Alexander Cale, the Earl of Everton. It doesn't take lengthy for Alex to work out via her hide. Who could mistake this captivating, albeit cheeky, chit for a lad? Alex is set to find the true cause equipment is in London, yet as he's dragged into one escapade after one other, he unearths himself succumbing to her allure and spirit.

I love this ebook, and that i love the recent package deal. In my brain it's an outline of the 1st time equipment places on a ball costume, and how Alex Cale feels whilst he first sees her as a girl . . .

Ah, me, now I'm getting sentimental.


Suzanne Enoch

P. S. Oh, and **Lady Rogue** additionally marks the debut of Mr. Francis Henning, who's made an visual appeal in each old I've written in view that.

What a Lady Wants (Last Man Standing, Book 2)

One bachelor down . . . 3 extra to head. 4 ultimate gents have wagered one shilling apiece and a bottle of cognac that might visit the final single guy status . . .

Nigel Cavendish is familiar with he'll marry in the future, yet with a bit of luck that day is many years—and many women—in the long run! until eventually then, the good-looking, unrepentant rake intends to get pleasure from life's pleasures to the fullest!

From the instant woman Felicity Melville spies the adventurous scoundrel hiking from a neighbor's window—with his comely conquest's husband in sizzling pursuit—she is aware Nigel is the reply to her prayers . . . with a bit reformation, after all! Felicity craves pleasure and who in all of London is extra interesting than the notorious Mr. Cavendish? So what's a lady to do yet hatch a scheme to win what she so fervently wants. yet her plan works too good whilst a video game of likelihood and an errant pistol shot by surprise lead them to husband and wife—but in a fashion neither wanted.

Now Felicity has to end up to her wayward husband that she's the single lady he may perhaps ever wish . . . or want!

Confessions at Midnight (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 2)

Carolyn Turner, Viscountess Wingate, is admittedly surprised via the women Literary Society of London's most up-to-date choice. Memoirs of a Mistress is scandalously particular and downright depraved . . . and it is stirring emotions inside Carolyn that she hasn't felt . . . good, ever! She's definite that this steamy learn is the one cause she's succumbing to the charms of infamous rogue Daniel Sutton, Lord Surbrooke.

In Scandal They Wed (The Penwich School for Virtuous Girls)

“Sophie Jordan is unique! ”—Samantha James In Scandal They Wed is the second one e-book in united states this day bestselling writer Sophie Jordan’s shrewdpermanent and attractive sequence within which scholars from the Penwich tuition for Virtuous women upward push from uncomplicated beginnings to beat the hearts of the town’s so much wanted bachelors.

Additional info for Sylvester: or The Wicked Uncle (Regency Romances)

Show sample text content

In any occasion, it truly is prior the hour, and also you could be practicing that sonatina. ’ Having during this masterly model disposed of Susan, pass over Battery suggested Mary to occupy herself for part an hour with the sampler she was once embroidering for her Mama’s birthday, and left the room, taking Phoebe along with her. Firmly shutting the schoolroom door she acknowledged in a decreased voice: ‘Thought it most sensible you might want to say not more to Susan. solid lady, yet desires discretion. You’re all of a twitter: why? ’ ‘It is the main surprising factor! ’ Phoebe declared, having a look really distracted. ‘If it have been a person yet Mama I should still imagine it a take-in! yet Mama – ! Oh expensive, i'm completely confounded! i think as if my senses won’t be instantly back for a twelvemonth! ’ ‘Not so loud! ’ acknowledged omit Battery. ‘Tell me on your bedchamber! attempt to recuperate your composure, my pricey. ’ hence adjured, Phoebe her meekly alongside the hall to her bedchamber. seeing that considered one of girl Marlow’s favorite economies was once to permit no fires to be kindled in any bedchamber yet her personal, her lord’s, and people occupied via such site visitors as have been hardy sufficient to go to Austerby through the iciness months, this condominium could have been thought of singularly fallacious for a tête-à-tête. Phoebe, even though, used to be inured to its rigours. leave out Battery, stalking over to the cloth wardrobe, and unearthing from it a wide scarf, wrapped this around her pupil’s skinny shoulders, asserting as she did so: ‘I acquire you don’t want for this fit. Can’t deny that it’s a flattering one, or that I should still prefer to see you so good demonstrated. Now, inform me this, baby: have you ever received a few foolish concept on your head approximately that scheme of yours to establish for your self with me to undergo you corporation? simply because if that is so don’t supply it a inspiration! I shan’t. by no means intended it'll come to go – or wanted for it, in the event you acquired an agreeable supply. ’ ‘No, no, it’s now not that! ’ Phoebe stated. ‘For if I have been to be married who yet you might want to i need to coach my young ones? Sibby, are you aware who Salford is? ’ leave out Battery frowned at her in a questioned means. ‘Who he's? ’ she repeated. ‘You acknowledged he was once a duke. ’ Phoebe started to giggle a bit hysterically. ‘He is count number Ugolino! ’ she stated. it can were anticipated that this awesome statement might have nonetheless additional bewildered leave out Battery, yet even though she was once definitely startled via it, she came across it completely intelligible. Ejaculating: ‘Merciful heavens! ’ she sat down limply, and stared at Phoebe in nice perturbation. She used to be good accustomed to the count number: certainly, she could have been acknowledged to were current at his beginning, an occasion for which she used to be, in a few degree, in charge, due to the fact she had for a number of years shared with Phoebe the romantic novels which have been the solace of her personal relaxation hours. Her in simple terms extravagance was once a subscription to a tub lending library; her in simple terms awake sin used to be that she inspired woman Marlow to feel that the package deal added weekly by means of the provider contained in simple terms works of an erudite or an raising personality. So robust used to be girl Marlow’s disapproval of fiction that even leave out Edgeworth’s ethical stories have been forbidden to her daughters.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 5 votes