Black Sheep (novel)

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This article is about the Georgette Heyer novel. For the Susan Hil novel, see Black Sheep (Hill 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
Pages 336
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.