Alastair Trilogy
Books in series3
(4.4 based on 1588 ratings)
  • 1
    These Old Shades | Georgette Heyer

    These Old Shades

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Cornelius Garrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Society believes the worst of Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon who is clearly proud of his Sobriquet, Satanas. It is he who buys Leon body and soul from a scoundrel in a Paris backstreet.

    Disappointing characterisation

    I have enjoyed other books read by Cornelius Garrett, so what possessed him to provide the Hero with the voice of a deaf, very elderly man in this one..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 08 2011 by Anonymous ()
  • 2
    Devil's Cub | Georgette Heyer

    Devil's Cub

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Michael Drew

    The excesses of the young Marquis of Vidal are even wilder than his father's before him. Not for nothing is the reckless duellist and gamester called "the Devil's Cub". But when he is forced to leave the country, Mary Challoner discovers his fiendish plan to abduct her sister. Any only by daring to impersonate her can Mary save her sibling from certain ruin.

    Lovely book but narrator missed the mark

    Devil's Cub is one of my favorite Heyer books and I anticipated with pleasure the audio version. However, it felt like the narrator didn't grasp the h..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 09 2008 by Janet (Spicewood, TX, United States)
  • 3
    An Infamous Army | Georgette Heyer

    An Infamous Army

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Claire Higgins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    In 1815, beneath the aegis of the Army of Occupation, Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous as she is beautiful, is at the centre of all that is fashionable and light-hearted. When she meets Charles Audley, dashing aide-de-camp to the great Duke of Wellington himself, her joie de vivre knows no bounds - until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo...


    Heyer has created a remarkable story that ultimately provides a very accurate and complete accounting of the Battle of Waterloo within the context of ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 08 2007 by Carol T. Carr (Lake Monticello, VA)