Books Georgette Heyer Books by Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer has written books about: Romance Historical Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Georgette Heyer Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after. Book News & Features Don't Know Much About History? Read A Romance June 18, 2015 Pick up a historical romance and you'll find more than a pleasant read. Often, you'll find a new connection to people, places and history-- for example, the Battle of Waterloo, 200 years ago today. My Guilty Pleasure Gilded Romances Of Dashing Dandies, Brooding Beaus July 23, 2010 Author Helen Simonson risks her literary pretensions to admit a lifelong secret attraction to the Regency romance novels of Georgette Heyer. The dampened muslin dresses, the highly polished boots — for her, nothing beats these tales of heroines who require a man with a firm hand on the bridle. Gilded Romances Of Dashing Dandies, Brooding Beaus Listen · 3:59 3:59 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/127749209/128728996" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Books 2008: Excerpts Excerpt: 'An Infamous Army' July 10, 2008 This historical novel about the epic defeat of the Emperor Napoleon presents all the heroics and bloody loss of life of the battle of Waterloo — plus a romance between a strong-willed young woman and a dashing British Army officer.