By Georgette Heyer
Georgette Heyer's debut novel, written as a diversion for her sick brother, abounds within the characteristics that make her books perennial favorites with enthusiasts of historic romance: colourful characters, glowing discussion, and energetic plotting punctuated by way of swashbuckling motion. Set within the 1750s, The Black Moth is wealthy in Georgian-era surroundings, supplying a compulsive page-turner that novelist and critic Margaret Drabble praised as "stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty."
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The Black Moth (Dover Books on Literature and Drama) by Georgette Heyer