Almost every time I read a book by Georgette Heyer, I find myself saying, "Ooooh, this is my new favorite!" and it's happened, again.
-- Anna Horner "Bookfoolery and Babble" (11/23/2009)
Anyone who appreciates romance and mystery will enjoy The "Foundling". -- Gabrielle Pantera "GoshTV,net" (11/23/2009)
Witty, unexpected, and great fun. -- Gaby Lupus "Starting Fresh" (11/24/2009)
Fans of Georgette Heyer will appreciate seeing all the things they love best about the author-her writing style, spirited dialogue, and attention to detail-on display in The "Foundling". -- Kay James "Romance Reader at Heart" (11/24/2009)
Fantastic... The "Foundling" will definitely have a place of honor on my bookshelf. -- Carrie Zimmerman "The Book Girl" (11/30/2009)
Delightful... I love how funny Heyer is! -- Meghan Kawka "Medieval Bookworm" (11/30/2009)
No matter how villainous the villains may be, no matter how topsy turvy the heroine's path to love or fulfillment Georgette Heyer's world is one that comes with a happy ending. -- Danielle Torres "A Work in Progress" (11/30/2009)
Another lovely reading experience, brought to you by Georgette Heyer. I think that this one is my favorite so far by her. -- Jessica West "The Curious Reader" (11/30/2009)
Heyer's social commentary add a different dimension to a novel already filled to brimming with relevant historical details! -- Megan Snider "Write Meg!" (11/30/2009)
A pulse-racing story of Regency romance from one of our best-known and most beloved historical novelists.
The shy, young Duke of Sale has never known his parents, Instead, his Grace Adolphus Gillespie Vernon Ware (Gilly for short) has endured twenty-four years of rigorous mollycoddling form his uncle and valet. But his natural diffidence conceals a rebellious spirit. So when Gilly hears of Belinda, the beautiful foundling who appears to be blackmailing his cousin, he absconds with glee. No sooner has he entered this new and dangerous world than he is plunged into a frenzy of intrigue, kidnap and adventure ...
For over fifty years, Georgette Heyer was the undisputed queen of historical, romantic fiction. The Foundling shows all of her wonderful talents at their best, and how she won a huge audience that continues to this day.