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AU$ 628
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19
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, March 16 2019 3:35 PM UTC +00:00

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From the editor of Heyer Society  – Essays on the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer and author of the Reading Heyer series comes A is for Almack's A Regency ABC.

Featuring colourful illustrations taken from the period, some choice nuggets of information on each letter's subject and a lively sense of the era, Rachel Hyland has brought together some of the most enduring and representative facets of this most fascinating era to share with enthusiasts – and budding enthusiasts – alike. 

This sumptuous book makes the perfect gift for your Regency-loving acquaintance -- and a wonderful treat for yourself! Whether as a children's book, a coffee table book or perhaps even a unique and adorable baby gift, A is for Almack's is a lovely addition to any library.

Wondering about J, Q, X and all the other high-scoring Scrabble letters? We think you'll be impressed.

Many thanks for considering backing this ambitious project, Overlord's first foray into the picture book market. Do let us know if you have any questions, or  comments -- we'd love to hear from you!


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ALSO FROM OVERLORD

Scholars, authors, bloggers and fans come together in a celebration of the works and worlds of Georgette Heyer (1902 - 1974).

Featuring contributions from renowned Heyer biographer Jennifer Kloester, heading up a talented team of Heyer devotees, this far-ranging and thought-provoking collection considers topics as diverse as intimacy, privilege, historical accuracy and contemporary analysis, along with looks at Heyer's influences, and the many writers – and readers – she continues to influence worldwide. By turns learned, personal, insightful and irreverent, the dozens of essays herein exult in the unparalleled genius of this true nonpareil.

Including:

1. Georgette Heyer’s Literary Genius, by Jennifer Kloester
  2. A Most Excellent Influence – Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, by Susannah Fullarton
  3. From Arabella to Venetia – Growing Up with Heyer’s Heroines by Rachel Hyland
  4. The Heyer Problem – Privilege in Regency Romance, by Cat Sebastian
  5. Marks of Distinction – Heyer’s Mark I and Mark II Heroes by Janga
  6. Beauvallet: My First Romance Novel Boyfriend, by Donna Cummings
  7. Heyer’s Kissing Cousins, by Ruth Williamson 
  8. What I Owe to Georgette Heyer, by Cheryl Bolen
  9. 'Bath Tangle' in the Social Media Age, by Anne-Marie Turenne
  10. Fathers in Heyer, by Janet Webb
  11. The Grand Sophy: Matchmaker or Master Manipulator? by Jennifer Proffitt
  12. Reluctantly Watching 'The Reluctant Widow' – Heyer on Film, by Rachel Hyland
  13. Splash, Dash and Finesse! – Heyer’s Magical Pen and Indomitable Spirit on Display in 'The Masqueraders,' by Kathleen Baldwin
  14. Hearing Heyer – How Audiobooks Breed a New Appreciation by Karen Zachary
  15. Learning! with Georgette Heyer, by Clara Shipman 
  16. The Mystery of 'Penhallow,' by Madeline Paschen
  17. Behind Closed Doors – Sex in Georgette Heyer, by Anna Bradley
  18. Reading 'The Great Roxhythe' – The Lost Heyer Historical, by Rachel Hyland
  19. Beaux, Belles and Black Sheep – Georgette Heyer in Bath, by Kirsten Elliott
  20. Coming Back to Heyer – How I Came to Appreciate the Slow Burn, by Megan Osmond
  21. The Lost Contemporaries: 'Helen,' 'Pastel,' 'Instead of the Thorn' and 'Barren Corn,' by Maura Tan
  22. Gambling in Heyer, by Rachel Hyland
  23. The Apple and the Tree – Georgette Heyer and the Black Dagger Brotherhood, by Kate Nagy
  24. Was Georgette Heyer a Snob, and Does it Matter? by Tabetha Waite
  25. Heyer’s Heirs – What to Read After Georgette, by Amanda Jones

Plus our contributors weigh in on their favorite Heyer novels, heroes and heroines, along with their firsts and their worsts.

A must for any Heyer fan! 

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