The Georgette Heyer Omnibus Author:Georgette Heyer The three romances collected here are: — Faro's Daughter--Deborah Grantham, niece of the notorious Lady Bellingham, runs the faro table in her aunt's London gaming house. She proves to be as clever at dealing with her suitors as she is with cards. The suspicious Mr. Ravenscar, who thinks Deborah is scheming to marry his cousin, decides that the... more » only way to get Deborah to leave the susceptible Lord Mablethorpe alone is to buy her off. But she is not the sort of girl he thinks she is.
The Corinthian--When Sir Richard Wyndham, fashionable young man-about-town and in every sense a true Corinthian, first meets Penelope Creed, he is on his way home from a London club--and quite drunk. She in turn is busily engaged in climbing out of a window in her aunt's house. The sheets Penelope has knotted together for her hasty exit are too short and she asks Sir Richard for help. The plot thickens when they discover they are both in the same predicament--being forced into marriage against their will.
The Nonesuch--...As the tale winds along to a happy conclusion in the best Heyer tradition, all the good characters win out, all the bad ones are put in their places, and the reader has an enchanting evening.« less