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  • Published: 22 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9781787462342
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $24.00

The Convenient Marriage

A stunning, commercially-focused reissue of a Georgette Heyer backlist classic, perfect for fans of The Crown and ITV's Vanity Fair

_____________‘One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer’s books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen’s’ Joanne Harris_____________Horry Winwood doesn’t play by the rules. So when her family are near ruin and her sister is about to enter a loveless marriage to a wealthy man to settle the family debts, young and headstrong Horry proposes to marry him in her sister's place. As her new husband's attentions fall elsewhere, Horry begins to feel increasingly unhappy.

Then she meets the attractive and dangerous Lord Lethbridge and her days suddenly become more exciting. But there is bad blood between Horry's husband and her new acquaitnance, and as complications and deceptions mount, the social tangle grows ever trickier to unpick. Will Horry’s gamble cost her everything she holds most dear?_____________WHY READERS LOVE GEORGETTE HEYER AND THE CONVENIENT MARRIAGE:"Handsome hero, beautiful heroine, nasty baddie, beautiful gowns and all misunderstandings sorted out by the last page. If you've never read Georgette Heyer before - why?""This was my first Georgette Heyer novel and I thoroughly enjoyed it! The story concerns love and marriage, trust and friendship, gossip and dastardly deeds, insult and revenge, misunderstandings and mishaps."

"You really find yourself getting inside the characters and caring about them."

"These Regency novels of Georgette Heyer are a constant delight and in a world class of their own. They can all be re-read time and time again"

"This book brings the period to life... the description of the dresses and carriages makes you imagine you the scenes vividly"

"Her attention to detail brings the pages alive and you can imagine yourself back in Regency England for a couple of hours. Absolutely love her books!"

"Heyer is the queen of this genre."

"Packed with entertainment, good historical detail and all the twists and turns."

"A story which has everything: romance, highwaymen, duels at dawn and countless parties"

  • Published: 22 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9781787462342
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $24.00

About the author

Georgette Heyer

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

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Praise for The Convenient Marriage

Wonderful characters and rapturously romantic

Katie Fforde

It is utterly delightful, all of it, and I am going to be sharing Heyer novels from now on with anyone I know who is in need of a pick-me up.

Guardian Book Blog

My favourite novelist . . . If you haven't read Georgette Heyer before, I envy you. What a treat you have in store!

Harriet Evans

Triumphantly good . . . Georgette Heyer is unbeatable

India Knight

Heyer’s characterisation and dialogue are an abiding delight to me.

Dorothy L. Sayers


Independent on Sunday

Stylish, romantic, sharp and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours.

Margaret Drabble

Georgette Heyer is second to none

Sunday Times

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