Talisman Ring

Talisman Ring

eBook - 2009
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One of Heyer's funniest Regency romances, and one of readers' favorites. An impetuous young lady and a fugitive nobleman? When spirited Eustacie stumbles into a band of smugglers, she is delighted to be having an adventure at last. Their leader, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn. And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble... The resourceful Miss Sarah Thane and the clear-thinking Sir Tristram Shield gamely endeavor to prevent Ludovic's arrest and Eustacie's ruin as the four conspire to recover the missing talisman ring that will clear Ludovic's name.
Publisher: [United States] : Sourcebooks Inc, 2009.
Made available through hoopla, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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macrw3
Sep 09, 2017

Again, this is not a Regency-era novel, but I really enjoyed this very funny, romantic Georgian story. Besides two very different pairs of lovers, it includes a couple of bumbling Bow Street runners (policeman of the time), smugglers, a murderer, a surprising strapping wench, and a missing talisman ring that will reveal all.

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julia_sedai
Oct 01, 2015

I think this may be my favourite Georgette Heyer book. It's hilarious. There are two very silly main characters and two more sensible ones, who are all thrown into an adventure. The dialogue is extremely witty and I enjoyed reading it very much. I recommend it to anyone who likes romance or regency.

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cathiemaud
Aug 25, 2015

A very exciting romantic story; reminiscent of Jane Austen.

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looracyenlow
May 10, 2015

The Georgette Heyer Era in Great Britain had to be an incredible time for readers of the Romantic Regency Period of which the "Talisman Ring" personifies. Her writing was witty, erudite, lingquistically correct and funnier that a comic reader!!! She is and will continue to be my very FAVORITE Author of all time!!!!

Franci333 Apr 22, 2014

This is my very favorite Georgette Heyer novel. The book is humorous throughout, and never strays from authentic regency dialogue, which is a hallmark of Ms Heyer's writing. I especially loved the very resourceful heroines.

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swingswing
Feb 09, 2010

lol georgette heyor rocks!!!!

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