There was Jane Austen, and then there was Georgette Heyer. Yet another classic romance writer, here is one of her greatest works. Enjoy!
- Title: Sprig Muslin
- Author: Georgette Heyer
- Genre: Romance
- Format: Paperback
- Source: Own
- Reviewed by: Olga
- Rating: 5 out of 5
Description: On his way to propose a marriage of convenience to Lady Hester Theale, Sir Gareth Ludlow encounters a saucy young lady who soon shows Lady Hester how to win Ludlow’s elusive heart.
Review: A hilarious Regency romance, an absolute riot of laughter.
It starts as a quiet and slightly melancholy story. Seven years ago, Sir Gareth’s beloved fiancé died. He grieved for her for a long time and didn’t look at any other young woman, but finally he decided to get married. He chooses Lady Hester, not because he loves her but because he holds her in affection and respect. She is shy and well-bred, exactly what he needs in a wife. He travels to her family home in the country to propose to her, but on the way, while…
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