Black Moth

Paperback | August 17, 2012

byGeorgette Heyer

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Stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty."?Margaret DrabbleA disgraced lord, a notorious highwaymanJack Carstares, the disgraced Earl of Wyndam, left England seven long years ago, sacrificing his honor for that of his brother when he was accused of cheating at cards. Now Jack is back, roaming his beloved South Country in the disguise of a highwayman.And the beauty who would steal his heartNot long after Jack's return, he encounters his old adversary, the libertine Duke of Andover, attempting the abduction of the beautiful Diana Beauleigh. At the point of Jack's sword, the duke is vanquished, but foiled once, the "Black Moth" has no intention of failing again?This is Georgette Heyer's first novel?a favorite of readers and a stirring tale to be enjoyed again and again."A tale of love and adventure, clearness and charm, and an originality to delight?a tale to stir one's blood."BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT"A romance of the eighteenth century, with a wicked Duke, self-sacrificing elder brother, weak younger brother, highwayman, gambling, abduction, and rescue all complete."THE SATURDAY REVIEW"A well-filled story which keeps the reader pleased."THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT"Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to."KATIE FFORDE"

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Stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty."?Margaret DrabbleA disgraced lord, a notorious highwaymanJack Carstares, the disgraced Earl of Wyndam, left England seven long years ago, sacrificing his honor for that of his brother when he was accused of cheating at cards. Now Jack is back, roaming his beloved South Country in the disguise of a h...

Georgette Heyer's novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades. English Heritage has awarded Georgette Heyer one of their prestigious Blue Plaques, designating her Wimbledon home as the residence of an important figure in British history. She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. She wrote her first novel, The Blac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:August 17, 2012Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402219520

ISBN - 13:9781402219528

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