Author(s): Jennifer Kloester
Engaging, authoritative and meticulously researched, this book offers a comprehensive insight into the life and writing of Georgette Heyer, a remarkable and ferociously private woman.
The ground-breaking biography of one of Britain's best-loved and best-selling novelists.
"All lovers of the great Heyer, inventor of the Regency Romance, will love this superb biography of a very private woman." Saga magazine "Jennifer Kloester's book is an exhaustive and detailed biography which is quite as gripping as The Regency Buck or The Corinthian. Recognition at last." Country Life "A compelling study of a fascinating life. Jennifer Kloester has opened the door on one of the most private literary icons of the past century, one whose works made and continue to make a lasting impression on readers worldwide. Meticulously researched and supported, Kloester's study is both sympathetic and exact, and paints a finely detailed portrait of the woman behind the books. An engaging, intriguing, absorbing read - history is rarely this entertaining!" -- Stephanie Laurens, #1 New York Times Bestselling Historical Romance Author "Heyer's devotees will be charmed by this engaging tour of the author's world." Washington Post
Jennifer Kloester is the foremost expert on Georgette Heyer. A professional writer for more than a decade, Jennifer was granted unlimited access to Georgette Heyer's private papers by her son, Sir Richard Rougier. She has also had exclusive access to the newly-discovered archives of Georgette Heyer's early letters. Meticulously researched, Jennifer's groundbreaking biography provides a wealth of new and intriguing insights into one of the world's most reclusive bestselling authors. Jennifer has travelled widely researching Georgette Heyer's life and writing and is a sought-after speaker on Heyer and the Regency. Jennifer is also the author of Georgette Heyer's Regency World, a companion to the Georgette Heyer novels. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.