Frederica is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. The story is set in The plot is typical of several later Heyer romances in counterpointing the. After reading Frederica I thanked my lucky stars that Georgette Heyer was such a prolific writer and that she lived a long life. She wrote over 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.

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One of the better realized Heyers. Sep 27, Lightreads fredericaa it it was ok Shelves: And in the case of Frederica, a large part of this book’s appeal is Alverstoke’s believable transition from a cynical hedonist who avoids taking responsibility for anyone else to a man who cares deeply for Frederica and her two youngest brothers.

He thought that he had experienced every variety, but he discovered that he was mistaken: He was a slacker and a major flirt and cynical This is my favorite Georgette Heyer. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract georgethe followers and customers.

First of all, I just feel it incumbent to say that, screw having one favourite Georgette Heyer book, because that is simply impossible. I rationed the chapters so that I could savor this lovely romance. When Alverstoke is all, “Oh my god, I don’t love her, but I want to do everything I can to make her life easier. It was very pleasant, but not feederica favorite storyline.


Frederica also acquires her own share of admirers, including to his own astonishment Alverstoke himself. Let the 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.

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It started with a deep friendship. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Well, not the whole world.

This book is funny, charming and full of interesting characters. Fortunately they bring out the best in each other, and each becomes a better person as they fall in love.

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Something that will make him want to bestir himself without having it feel like a chore. She is striving to give her beautiful sister Charis a London season.

A letter from Miss Frederica Merriville is about to change his life forever. Frederica and Alverstoke are wonderful together and I love that she is such a determined, smart and capable heroine. Basically, he’s a total badass. As he met them, he realised suddenly that there was more than a question in them: One of the things that I have really come to appreciate about Heyer is her fabulous detail to the period — the food, clothing, furnishings and language.


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So I give away my secret: The other family is the Merrivales – Frederica’s brothers and sisters. The main characters are intelligent, a little older 24 and 37and their dialogue as they tease each other is hilariously witty. With plans to go into the clergy, Jessamy is sober and serious and harder on himself than on anyone else. Not that I can tell. This was a heady era of scientific discoveries and invention that changed the world forever.

So perhaps it is a romance, for you, the reader that is, to fall in love with these warm and realistic characters. And the less said about the already fairly intolerable Charis the better. Damn it, was it is with you all and money and thanks?!?!?!? Men’s hair styles at the turn of the 19th century.