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  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456576
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

The Reluctant Widow




One of best-known and most beloved historical novelists will capture a whole new audience in a stunning repackage.

Stepping into the wrong carriage at a Sussex village, Elinor Rochdale is swept up in a thrilling and dangerous adventure. Overnight the would-be governess becomes mistress of a ruined estate and partner in a secret conspiracy to save a family's name. By midnight she is a bride, by dawn a widow.

  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456576
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

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 Reluctant Widow

Triumphantly good... Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.

India Knight, Sunday Telegraph

My favourite historical novelist.

Margaret Drabble

A writer of great wit and style ... I've read her books to ragged shreds.

Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

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