By Georgette Heyer
Set within the Georgian interval, approximately twenty years ahead of the Regency, those previous colours is taken into account to be the ebook that introduced Heyer's occupation. It positive aspects of Heyer's so much memorable characters: Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, and Leonie, whom he rescues from a lifetime of ignomy and is derived to like and marry.
The Duke is understood for his coldness of demeanour, his outstanding omniscience, and his debauched way of life. past due one night, he's accosted by way of a teen wearing ragged boy's garments operating clear of a brutal rustic mum or dad. The Duke buys "Leon" and makes the kid his web page. "Leon" is in truth Leonie, and she or he serves the Duke with deep devotion. while he uncovers the real tale of her delivery, he wreaks an unforgettable revenge on her sinister father in a chilling scene of public humiliation.
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