Georgette Heyer entry: Overview screen.
GH published her first romance novel, The Black Moth
, which she had begun writing at the age of seventeen.
GH published with Heinemann
one of her most popular historical romances, These Old Shades
4 July 1974
GH died in hospital from lung cancer; she had probably had this cancer for a long time, but it was diagnosed only two months before she died.