Black Sheep (novel)

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This article is about the Georgette Heyer novel. For the Balzac novel, see La Rabouilleuse.
Black Sheep
First edition
Author Georgette Heyer
Cover artist Arthur Barbosa[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Regency, Romance
Publisher Bodley Head
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 336 pp
ISBN n/a
OCLC 183179611
823/.912 22
LC Class PR6015.E795 B5 2008

Black Sheep is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer which was first published in 1966. The story is set in 1816/1817.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

The novel is set in Bath, Somerset and centres on two main characters: Miss Abigail Wendover and Mr Miles Caverleigh. When attempting to enlist Miles' help in preventing a clandestine marriage between his nephew, Stacy, and her niece, Fanny, Abigail finds herself attracted to the black sheep of the Caverleigh family.