Sometimes, a seemingly trivial turn of events can spiral into a huge mess. That's exactly what happens in Stanley J. Weyman's story The Snowball, in which a casually tossed clod of ice and snow sets off an international incident. Packed with political intrigue from start to finish, fans of fast-paced historical fiction will thoroughly enjoy it.
The old adage says that money changes everything, and according to the woebegone wealthy featured in the stories in Stanley J. Weyman's collection Laid Up in Lavender, that doesn't always mean change for the better. Romantic entanglements, legal woes, business failure, financial strife, and family drama are all exacerbated by fortune in these stories. It's a satisfying read packed with schadenfreude for the less well-heeled.
British author Stanley J. Weyman rose to literary fame with a series of swashbuckling adventure tales. Over time, Weyman bridled against the constraints of that genre and began to explore other settings. The novel Starvecrow Farm is one of a series of domestic dramas that Weyman penned in a mid-career change of direction. Fans of novels about English country life will love this finely wrought rural romance.
Explore a fascinating period in history with this detailed and engaging historical novel from prominent author Stanley J. Weyman. The novel unfolds against the backdrop of the Panic of 1825, a crash that was caused in part by a massive fraud set in Poyais, a made-up country in Latin America. Weyman masterfully weaves the financial shockwave caused by this series of events into a tale that highlights how the panic impacted real, salt-of-the-earth...
This collection of works from master of the historical romance genre Stanley J. Weyman spans a diverse array of settings and situations, ranging from love set against the backdrop of London to an action-adventure story that transpires amidst the peaks of France. From his finely observed characters to his rollicking plots, Weyman is definitely at his best in these tales.
Craving some classic action-adventure tales? Dive into The King's Stratagem and Other Stories from acclaimed British author Stanley J. Weyman. Known for inserting strong historical elements into his fiction, Weyman was one of the most popular action-adventure writers of his era. These fast-paced tales are sure to please even the most discerning fans of the genre.
Known as one of the foremost writers of historical romances, Stanley J. Weyman began writing at mid-life and quickly ascended to the uppermost heights of literary acclaim. The New Rector is one of his earliest novels, and it amply demonstrates the wit, charm, and penchant for tightly woven plots that are Weyman's trademarks.
Set in the region of England where he was born and raised, Shrewsbury puts Stanley Weyman's literary prowess as a master of historic romance on full display. Packed with plenty of romance and adventure, this novel is sure to please even the most discriminating fans of the genre.
Get set for a thrill ride of supernatural proportions with Stanley J. Weyman's The House of the Wolf. Though billed as a romance, this suspenseful tale is packed with action and adventure that will appeal to a broad audience. Whether you're in it for the werewolf scenes or the melting looks and passionate embraces of the leading hero and heroine, it's a can't-miss read for fans of classic action-adventure romances.
Acclaimed British author Stanley Weyman rose to acclaim with a series of richly detailed romance novels and well-researched forays into historical fiction. My Lady Rotha combines both of these themes, weaving a heartwarming love story against a backdrop of political and social change. Historical romance fans will not be disappointed.
It may be classified as a romance, but the heroine of Stanley J. Weyman's classic novel Sophia is no shrinking violet chomping on bonbons while waiting around to be saved by her Prince Charming. This action-packed story offers readers the best of both worlds: delightful lessons in the dos and don'ts of fashionable London society circa 1742, plus a page-turning series of events and plenty of plot twists.
Author Stanley J. Weyman gained acclaim as one of the foremost writers of historical romance, and his trademark strengths are on full display in The Abbess of Vlaye. Set in the late sixteenth century, this engrossing novel combines romance, adventure, and political intrigue, plus lots of exhaustively researched historical detail.
British writer Stanley J. Weyman is considered to be one of the foremost practitioners of the historical romance genre. He spent years perfecting his craft with short-form tales that were published in the most popular publications of the day, and then moved on to novels and longer vignettes. This collection brings together some of Weyman's most acclaimed works.