Alastair Trilogy
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  • 1
    These Old Shades | Georgette Heyer

    These Old Shades

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Cornelius Garrett
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    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.

    The epitome of romance

    Set before the French Revolution, an English duke rescues a French "guttersnipe", with murky plans for his(?) future, but the brat t..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 19 2009 by Sharon (New Orleans, LA United States)
  • 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.

    quite funny

    I enjoyed this book, which is a delightful mix of outright farce and romance novel cliche. It works because Heyer never gets too arch or over-the-top..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 10 2007 by Jay (Vero Beach, FL, United States)
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    An Infamous Army  | Georgette Heyer

    An Infamous Army

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Claire Higgins
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    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)