The Grand Sophy

The Grand Sophy: Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 20/06/2013
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The Grand Sophy
An old favourite I never tire of re-reading
When I was at university, and had to read lots of Very Important Books, I would relax by reading Mills and Boon. They were almost perfect: light, inconsequ... READ MORE
Jane E Skudder


If you love Bridgerton, you'll love Georgette Heyer!

'The greatest writer who ever lived' Antonia Fraser
'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

The charming Sophia Stanton-Lacy is a force to be reckoned with.

When Sophy is sent to stay with her London relatives, she finds her cousins in quite the tangle.

Cecilia is besotted with an attractive but feather-brained poet, Hubert has fallen foul of a money-lender, and the ruthlessly handsome Charles is engaged to a pedantic bluestocking who seems to bring out the worst in him...

Fortunately, Sophy has arrived just in time to sort them all out - but Charles is eager to rid his family of her meddlesome ways. Has the Grand Sophy finally met her match?

'A rollicking good read that will be of particular joy to Bridgerton viewers ... the permanent glister of scandal [...] ties the whole thing together' Independent
'Georgette Heyer's Regency romances brim with elegance, wit and historical accuracy, and this is one of her finest and most entertaining ... Escapism of the highest order' Daily Mail
'Rapturously romantic' Katie Fforde
'If you haven't read Georgette Heyer yet, what a treat you have in store!' Harriet Evans
'Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.' Sunday Telegraph

Readers love The Grand Sophy . . .

***** 'The smile never left my face!'
***** 'Sophy had me laughing or smiling through most of the book. She is someone I would love to know in my real life.'
***** 'This one is definitely in my top favourites!'
***** 'Loved every word!'
***** 'Georgette Heyer's books will live on long after the Harlequin historicals fade from our memories, simply because she is superlative at what she does: making you believe in romance.'

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099585541
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 234g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm

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The Grand Sophy
A Regency classic comedy of a young woman sorting out lives
A resourceful, and some would say meddlesome, lead character called Sophy is arguably one of Heyer’s greatest creations. A cheerful young woman who is rare... READ MORE