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1. Georgette Heyer used this form of her name for all her books, whether they were detective fiction, thrillers, historical novels or romances, but what was her real name?
2. Which Heyer heroine wore a dress with coquelicot ribbons when she wanted to discourage a callow suitor?
3. Georgette Heyer's son married a divorcee named Suzy who had two little boys. Is this true?
4. Which Heyer novel includes the following elements? A very tall hero and heroine, a love-struck highwayman, gold coins.
5. Georgette Heyer wrote her first novel, "The Black Moth" while quite young. What was her primary purpose in writing this book?
6. "Friday's Child" had a hero usually known by an alcoholic name and heroine with an unusual name. What were they called?
7. Georgette Heyer had a "big book" project to which she returned when she had time. She hoped this would make her reputation as a serious novelist. Not a regency, this book was to be set in a period she called "Armour". Parts of it were published after her death. What was the book?
8. Sophy Stanton-Lacy is one of Heyer's liveliest heroines. She goes to stay with the Rivenhall family and readjusts their lives. Sophy frequently quotes "Sir Horace" as her mentor. Who is Sir Horace?
9. Where did Georgette Heyer's surname come from originally?
10. Why did Mary Challoner elope with Dominic Alistair, The Marquis of Vidal?
11. Georgette Heyer depended on someone else to help her work out plots for her detective novels. Who was it?
12. Which Heyer heroine shot her hero?
13. Who wrote Georgette Heyer's biography?
14. Which Heyer heroine was an author?
15. One Heyer heroine was perfectly happy for her rakish love to have orgies after they married. She offered to share them, or else to retire quietly to bed. Who was she and what was her book?
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