As an internationally bestselling phenomenon and queen of the Regency Romance, Georgette Heyer is one of the most beloved historical novelists of our time. She's written more than fifty novels - romances, detective stories and contemporary works of fiction - yet her private life was practically inaccessible to any but her closest friends and relatives. With this classic biography, we catch a glimpse into Georgette Heyer's world and that of her most memorable characters. With access to private papers and archives, Jane Aiken Hodge reveals a formidable, energetic woman, with an impeccable sense of style and, beyond everything, a love for all things Regency. Lavishly illustrated from Georgette Heyer's own research files, her family archives and other Regency sources, complete with extracts from her correspondence and references to her work, The Private Worlds of Georgette Heyer is a delight and a must-read for every Georgette Heyer fan.
The classic biography, finally back in print!
Jane Aiken Hodge has written twenty-one historical novels, eight contemporary detective stories, a life of Jane Austen and a study of the lives of Regency women. Born in America, she grew up in England but also worked fo rthe British Government in Washington D.C. and Time Magazine in New York. Married twice, she has two daughters and two granddaughters and now lives in Lewes, Sussex.