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 one of my favorites because I love family dynamics. This is one of my heorgette Heyers as well! The names are also wonderful. Want to Read saving…. Not just the dandies, but people like Alverstoke, who seem to treat tying their cravat with High Church reverence.

At four-and-twenty she is a delightful, funny, mature and completely admirable young woman–no wonder Alverstoke falls head over heels! Late Summer Morning by ljs Fandoms: One of the things I especially like about Heyer’s books is her emphasis on historical details — she was known to do tremendous frecerica for her novels.

I’ll own up to my mistakes and will make the corrections with a polite smile on my face. The younger boys are a lot of fun-Felix strikes my fancy. Alverstoke likes the youngest of his sisters, Lady Elizabeth Kentmere Elizawho lives in the country with her beloved family.

He says yes, simply to rile up his sisters and what ensues his an amazing dash about London, flights in balloons, issues with a Baluchistan hound, steam engines, possible Gretna Green episodes and oh, so much more. Cynical to the core, he is skeptical when he meets Frederica, the charming head of the orphaned Merrivale clan.


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I felt like it was gradual Something fun, pleasant, and just plain loveable. Both sisters expect him to pay fully for the privilege of hosting their coming out at his mansion. Jun 02, Linda rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What have I been waiting on?

I appreciated the adventures that all the minor characters got, and the great big slice of London that fredericca got- Heyer showing off her georyette research in a wonderful way. Alverstoke and his sister Eliza the only awesome one! Let fredfrica hijinx appropriate to a tale full of young, enterprising boys, an emotional, silly sister, and a Marquis quite una One of the better realized Heyers.

I swear if Felix georfette spoke in the near-lisping Little Lord Fauntleroy accents used here, he’d have been shoved under the wheels of a carriage long ago. Her Georgian and Regencies romances were inspired by Jane Austen. His vocalization of the marquess is a bit stuffier than I would like, and occasionally he veers off into Winston Churchill territory, but he does a very nice job with all of the female voices and especially with the two cute young boys who, for my money, make this a standout book.

Frederica – Finished, Spoilers Allowed Dec 17, First of all, I just feel it incumbent to say that, screw having one favourite Georgette Heyer book, because that is simply impossible.

Frederica will become a She-Marquis!! He would loooooooove it!

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He is an arbiter of good taste, an athlete, a whip, a prime hand, and a generous but quickly bored lover. Also my favorite Heyer. He slowly but deeply falls in love with Frederica and is ready to do anything for her sake. She was charming and well-behaved, yet also independent and determined.


Only of Pork Jelly. Frederica Merriville acts as de facto mother to her four siblings, especially to Jessamy and Felix. Will you please launch Charis and me into society? I do so love this book. Can you imagine living that way? How on earth did that beast even beorgette here? I listened to the audio version of this book so this Cleanliness Report is not as thoroughly detailed as other reports are. I loved the book and hero and heroine. While attempting to keep them out of trouble, he finds himself frererica troubl Lord Alverstoke dislikes being bored immensely, and as he is titled, rich, and handsome, it is very easy for him to avoid those things that bore him most, including family, favors, and caring.

Under extraordinary circumstances he is more than likely to bungle events, including endorsing an ill-judged elopement. However, I certainly have internalized them. Not exactly standard fare for a romance novel.

To further this end, she brings the family georgeyte their country home to London and introduces herself to a distant relation, the selfish and indolent Marquis of Alverstoke, asking him to sponsor her sister into “the ton” and the subsequent Season. So, their oldest sister, Frederica has taken charge of everything, including her siblings.

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