The Masqueraders Author:Georgette Heyer She could disguise everything -- except her love for him . . . — Prudence Marriot, along with her roguish brother Robin, is the darling of high-society London -- but the two rarely appear as themselves. Instead, Prudence disguises herself as a young lad named Peter, while her brother dons the fashionable attire of a gentlewoman. Their costumes se... more »rve as a useful decoy to protect the Marriot family . . .
But when she meet Sir Anthony Fanshave, Prudence wonders if she has finally met her prince. The elegant Sir Anthony is everything Prudence has ever wanted. The only problem is that Sir Anthony has never met Prudence . . .only a young, handsome fellow named Peter. In revealing her true identity, she risks losing everything she holds dear . . .« less
Brother and sister trying to evade the authorities (they're Jacobitea) by switching identities and genders, but they get caught up in the beau monde by coming to the rescue of an eloping heiress with second thoughts. Always a tom-boy, I loved the heroine's strength and non-conformism. The hero is placid and intelligent with surprising depths of humor. As usual, her secondary characters are brilliant, with the heroine's father stealing the show.