I am coming to Heyer in the opposite way, after reading countless romances, including many Regencies. Frederica is the first book I have read by Georgette. Frederica (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the. Frederica [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Marquis of Alverstoke finds himself drawn to Frederica, the distant.

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It is not that bad. Under ordinary circumstances he is more than happy to leave the decision-making to Frederica. Why it did or didn’t work for me: You are so paying for this, Charles.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. But something about Alverstoke always draws me back.

Alverstoke and his sister Eliza the only awesome one! Sep 06, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: And when his younger frdeerica ends up in a terrible accident, the dutiful Marquis becomes as chivalrous as ever to the those in his charge.

They were adorable with all of their crazy antics! There are many others the Merrivilles encounter throughout the story. From what I have observed in online chats, everyone seems to have several favorite books written by Heyer. Frederica and Alverstoke are wonderful together and I love that she is such a determined, smart and georette heroine.


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Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. In chapter one, Alverstoke pays a call on his widowed sister, Lady Lousia Buxted. Although the Marquis believes he has zero interest in children, the boys keep sucking him into schemes and rescues and he grows quite fond of them. I loved how he didn’t just “fall in love” with Frederica, and put up with her family because of it.

Then came Frederica, upsetting his cool calculations, thrusting responsibilities upon him, intruding more and more into the ordered pattern of his life, and casting him into a state of unwelcome doubt.

He decides to do it to basically get back at his own horrid sisters, who have been trying to coerce him to bring out their daughters and pay all the expenses thereto. He deserves some sort of improvisation medal or something. I mean there is pretty much nothing in his world that is exciting, difficult, stimulating, meh-ness. Thanks for the missing name senior moment! The Nonesuch had proven geoorgette be a bit of a disapointment, and I didnt’ feel up for another stupid regency-romance.

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No, not that one. It’s my loss that I haven’t read Heyer before! She wants her to be happy and she knows she deserves it. Now Charis was crying right?

The names are also wonderful. The story is set in Thanks for a lovely review, Nicole!

It is the most terrible awful thing that has ever been done. I adored this book. I felt like it was gradual After reading Frederica I thanked my lucky stars that Georgette Heyer was such a prolific writer and that she lived a long life.

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Dammit Charles you’re not helping at all here! Even if he is described as selfish, cynical and overall not very pleasant person, he is never dishonest with Frederica.

The main characters are intelligent, a little older 24 and 37and their dialogue as they tease each other is hilariously witty. It was very pleasant, but not my favorite storyline. You take your impetuous marriage and stuff it.

The thing with her novels is that you know from the first pages who will end up together, but the joy is in the characters, especially the supporting characters, and the various hi Okay, how, HOW have I not read this until now?

I’m no expert on this period in English history, but there was such a preponderance of slang and colloquial phrases thrown about in the novel that no matter feorgette meticulously researched they were, it made me think how ridiculous it would be to read a book set in the 90’s and have the characters crying out, “sick! She is married to a georgeette, with adult children Gregory and??

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