• June 14, 2019

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. 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 The orphaned Frederica has arrived in London in the hopes of . If you read no other novel by Georgette Heyer, it should probably be this one.

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View all 14 comments. A great deal of this is tongue-in-cheek, nevertheless–Tedious. I mean after this, my expectation will be unusually high georgeette I pick up a Heyer book.

Enter your email georgettd to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. 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. No, he enjoyed her family and liked being around them. I just wished Frederica and Alverstoke has more time as lovers then it coming at the very end.


The other family is the Merrivales – Frederica’s brothers and sisters.

She may not be full on gorgeous and it’s her smarts that make Alvertoke fall in love with her. Moreton that Alverstoke is falling in love: We hold our breath when Felix clings to a rising balloon for dear life as it loosens from its moorings.

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She brings the family to London in hopes hdyer launching her stunningly beautiful year-old sister, Charis, into Society. This one was rife with responsibilities which I don’t have issue with, but the conversations between Alverstoke and Frederica were repeated over and over again: Characterization is top notch.

He thought that he had experienced every variety, but he discovered that he was mistaken: Eventually, he joins his siblings in London. As others have commented, this book just has so many wonderful moments!

But, he is very amused by Frederica and sees an excellent opportunity to royally piss off his sisters, so he agrees and let the drama begin!

She is striving to give her beautiful sister Charis a London season. Juggling four siblings’ needs is time consuming for as a georgetge as one is settled, another needs sorting out. She also has an adult son, the worthy James, Lord Buxted.

Frederica by Georgette Heyer

Thank you for providing so many interesting reviews this month, LA! At 24, she considers herself too old to be married and her only hope is to find a suitable husband for her younger sister, who is very beautiful.


Frederica, riding the whirlwind and directing the storm; Harry, rusticated from Oxford, and embarking with enthusiasm on the more perilous amusements pursued by young gentlemen of ton: The main characters are fab but the younger brothers are absolutely delightful.

Any ads that appear on this site were placed there by WordPress. Frederica doesn’t try to play Alverstoke; she just wants to be friendly, and he finds her so unusual among his acquaintances that he can’t help being intrigued.

Return to Book Page. Alverstoke’s revenge inviting the beautiful Charis to the ball so she can outshine the other girls involves being cruel to two children. I kept thinking, listening to this, that it reminds me of Agatha Christie. In chapter one, Alverstoke pays a call on his widowed sister, Lady Lousia Buxted. The winning feature of this book is the Merriville family, particularly as they enmesh themselves into the carefully ordered life of Lord Alverstoke. Keep going down the path and enjoy many hours of the best of quality fiction.