Cousin Kate Author:Georgette Heyer A new Georgette Heyer novel is the best possible news for all her waiting fans who "just want to sink back into romantic, witty Regency England and enjoy it." - Hartford Courant — Her frothy brew of plot, humor, and Regency period is a potent one and once addicted to it a reader is hooked for life. — This new Regency romance tells of the surprisin... more »g adventure of Kate Malvern, recently orphaned, who, unable to get a job as a governess, gratefully accepts the surprising invitation to live with her Aunt Minerva, whom she has never met.
On arrival, Kate finds the luxury of Staplewood and the kindness of her aunt almost overpowering. It is only when Philip Broome, nephew of Sir Timothy, Minerva's invalid husband, arrives that Kate begins to realize all is not as it should be at Staplewood; that there is, in fact, a strange and sinister motive underlying her aunt's seemingly generous hospitality.« less