The Black Moth

The Black Moth

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 26/08/2021
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'If Bridgerton whetted your appetite for Regency fiction, don't miss an eye-catching hardback reissue of The Black Moth' Sunday Express

'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' Joanne Harris

'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes . . .Utter, immersive escapism' Sophie Kinsella


Diana Beauleigh is caught between two men.

Seven long years ago, Jack Carstares, the Earl of Wyncham, sacrificed his honour for his brother and has been in exile ever since.

Returning to England, Jack pretends to be a gentleman named Sir Anthony Ferndale but makes his living in a most ungentlemanly fashion, as a highwayman and a gambler.

When Jack encounters his nemesis, the Duke of Andover, in the midst of kidnapping Diana Beauleigh, the two old enemies come to blows.

Can Jack save the beautiful Diana from rakes, kidnap and ruin...?

'Georgette Heyer is second to none' Sunday Times

'Fabulously witty' Stephen Fry

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9781785152399
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 440g
  • Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 32 mm

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The Black Moth
A delightful Georgian romantic romp celebrating its 100th birthday
My thanks to Random House U.K. Cornerstone William Heinemann for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘The Black Moth’ by Georgette Heyer. ‘The Black Moth’ was George... READ MORE
Vivienne O'Regan
The Black Moth
A beautiful commemorative of a great debut
You don't have to be a Georgette Heyer fan to pick this book up but you shouldn't miss this edition if you are one. This book was Heyer's first book and is... READ MORE
Sriram Sounderajan
The Black Moth
Very enjoyable
Its quite remarkable that this book was written 100 years ago when Georgette Heyer was just 17. It is written in a style of its time but it soon flows perf... READ MORE
Zoe Morton
The Black Moth
Slightly disjointed
I read this book courtesy of NetGalley. I know I had read this book as a teenager but couldn't remember much about it, in fact I read a copy of this found... READ MORE
Grey Lady