In all her twenty-five years, Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate.
Nor has she enjoyed the attentions of any man aside from her two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then, in one extraordinary encounter, she meets a neighbour she only knew by reputation – the infamous Jasper Damerel. Before she realizes it, Venetia is encouraging a man whose way of life has scandalized the North Riding for years.
Yes, Yes, Sir Jasper!
I am a Georgette Heyer fan. There. In the full knowledge that many, probably most, of those who consider themselves serious readers will react to such a statement with a disdainful curl of the lip,...Read more