Sir Waldo Hawkridge - wealthy, handsome, eligible, illustrious, and known as The Nonesuch for his athletic prowess - believes he is past the age of falling in love. But when he comes North to inspect his unusual inheritance at Broom Hall in the West Riding, his arrival leads to the most... show more
Sir Waldo Hawkridge - wealthy, handsome, eligible, illustrious, and known as The Nonesuch for his athletic prowess - believes he is past the age of falling in love. But when he comes North to inspect his unusual inheritance at Broom Hall in the West Riding, his arrival leads to the most entertaining of ramifications.
Publish date: 2005-02-22
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Ancilla Trent is a gentlewoman who is now engaged as a governess to a very spoiled brat, Tiffany. When the wealthy and generally admired "Nonesuch" returns to his country home and fixes it up, they meet. Their romance is quiet and the requisite misunderstanding that keeps them apart is a pretty good...
Not my favorite Heyer of all tome, but still a charming love story between two adults, each of whom knows his/her own mind, who are drawn together by intelligence, social awareness, and humor. One of her better Regencies—and, I think, the first one I read where the heroine, although several years yo...
Waldo Hawkridge is known as the nonesuch because he is very eligible and handsome. He inherits Broom Hall in the West Riding and finds himself being quite popular with some of the ladies there. However it's one lady who grabs his attention, but can they find love together? It's typical Georgette ...
I think what sets Heyer's stories apart is that her heroes don't start off as gruff, rude, arrogant, and cold (but with fantastic looks). They don't magically transform into an adoring, loving man who wants to settle down and have a few children in a monogamous relationship. Heyer has a great gasp o...
Fortunately I read this book in my native language, because to read any book from Georgette Heyer is very difficult. Her vocabulary about the setting, the clothes... all new to me. The main female character, Ancilla, was a bit like Abigail Wendover, from Black Sheep. She was always having a blast wi...
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