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    Default Name Your Regency

    Sooo...favorite Regency? If Jane Austen sounds too cliche, sorry! She set the standard! I'm looking forward to getting into some Georgette Heyer.
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    Yep, Georgette is great!


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    i like regency books but most of what i have read is set in the UK (it is what i know) i'm also luckily to live near York which has something from just about every era you can think of
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    I prefer English Regency myself. American feels too pioneer or Yankee to me for some reason.
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    that period and victorian had a big influence on English life my great grandmother was a very victorian london mother of 8 she had a big ifluence on my life and she died 3 years before i was born
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    Great heritage. My paternal line is 100% UK (half English, half Welsh). Came over to the US in the 1860s/1870's.
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    There are some wonderful American regencies from authors one wouldn't expect, like Andre Norton. She wrote several romances and many of them had a regency feel to them. They are probably some of her lesser known works, but I always enjoyed them. And she wrote romantic intrigues.

    The Opal-Eyed Fan
    Caroline (Regency) Although it's listed as written by Enid Cushing, Andre wrote it.
    Maid at Arms (Regency)
    Snow Shadow
    Velvet Shadows
    The White Jade Fox
    Follow the Drum
    Iron Butterflies (Regency)

    My favorite is a historical romance of sorts based on fact: Imperial Lady. It's set in China.
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    I'll have to check those out. I do enjoy the Little Women era/setting; but as I've mentioned, I'm just a sucker for the English countryside and society.
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    Default Another Jane Austin fan

    I, too, enjoy the Jane Austin novels. I like the emphasis on the characters and their reactions to one another. In my regencies, I try to have a bit of mystery as well as develop my characters.
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    I'm a huge fan of anything by Nicola Cornick.

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