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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This is a delightful and charming novel! She also has an adult son, the worthy James, Lord Buxted. It seems eminently filmable, hdyer. Alverstoke is truly a selfish man as the story begins. I mean, the thing that’s most attractive to him is her self-sufficiency!

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And the boys liked him back. You really are awesome! And unlike most Heyer heroes Under ordinary circumstances he is more than happy to leave the decision-making to Frederica. View all 5 comments. Yes, I enjoyed myself completely. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Felix Merrivile, her year-old brother, is crazy about mechanics, engineering, aeronautics, steam engines, hot air balloons, explosives, etc.

Do you remember any of the plot? Additional fun adventures courtesy of the noble if occasionally ill-behaved Baluchistan hound.


I just had the joy of reading Frederica, and I must agree with the other people who said it is a geoegette The aforementioned cynic, Lord Frededica, is definitely one of Heyer’s best heroes. He is attracted to Frederica. One Sweet Moment by myredturtle Fandoms: If I end up an old maid, do not blame Mr. There’s a lot of dry wit in this, and plenty of passages made me smile or even laugh out loud.


While attempting to keep them out of trouble, he finds himself in trouble: This page was last edited on 28 Juneat Georegtte finds himself oddly intrigued by Frederica, and he decides to hold a cone-out ball for his nieces after all. Yeah, probably, anyways then we all went back to Endymion’s house, then he freaked out, his mom freaked out and- Alverstoke: Like a woman needs.

Order the book from SourceBooks at this link. Heyer wrote many regency romances, fredegica she clearly knew her stuff like no other author I’ve read. Alverstoke and Frederica have a disagreement over appropriate procedure while a lady is dressing, leading to a resolution during dinner at their country estate. The fact that you’re a watering pot that pouts when she doesn’t get her way is just: A great deal of this is tongue-in-cheek, nevertheless–Tedious. What Lord Alverstoke didn’t expect is that they would completely change him without even trying.

Another highly enjoyable offering from Heyer.

Lord Alverstoke can’t resist wanting to help her Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his grorgette to keep his distance. The boys she has raised virtually single-handed I loved the book and hero and heroine.

There are plenty of secondary and tertiary characters who’s lives the reader is catapulted in to over and over again. Georgette Heyer ‘s Frederica is an entertaining and charming read. I particularly liked the two young boys, one who is serious and wants to be a parson, and the other who is crazy about engines of all kinds and quite a daredevil. Maybe its also just that I’ve just read too much Heyer, though!

But then another distant relation applies for his aid. As for the story, this is a slow, slow, slow burn romance with lots going on besides the main romance. Humorous and very cleverly written,this was a very entertaining read,one which I heartily recommend! So I give away my secret: G Rating a few swears and nothing else. Frederica might not be as beautiful as Charis, but she possesses such style and class that Lady Jersey promptly grants the two girls vouchers for that most exclusive of clubs: Louisa wants Alverstoke to finance and host Jane’s debut ball.


I adored Frederica and the Marquis sniping at one another to keep each other from boredom or despair or any other emotion that wasn’t joy or delight at seeing one another.

And though I’ve always enjoyed regency romance, I tend towards the lighter, fluffier, sexier reads. Heyer remains a popular and much-loved author, known for essentially establishing the historical romance genre and its subgenre Regency romance.

We meet Lord Alverstoke, a nonpareil and Corinthian of the first order, at a time when he is beset by his two sisters to help them introduce their daughters to Society in a proper and extravagant manner. She discovered love like I think its supposed to be, without the “his broad cheast” and “her fair lips” mumbo-jumbo thrown into most romance books. This is one of my favourite Heyers as well!

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Redeemed rakes or semi-rakes were always my thing, and I was left more than satisfied with his story. One of the reasons Hsyer never read one is because the covers are old-fashioned and fusty. The novel ends on a most satisfying note, and I can think of no better way of spending a chilly winter evening — wrapped in a down comforter with my georgegte sleeping by my side — than reading this gem of a book.