The ground-breaking biography of one of Britain's best-loved and best-selling novelists.
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 also had exclusive access to the newly-discovered archives of Georgette Heyer's early letters. 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.
An engaging portrait of a novelist beloved of four generations. A
must for those wishing to explore the life of the queen of Regency
romance. * Daily Express, 4/5 stars *
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 *
This should be read on creative-writing courses everywhere. * Sunday Times *
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