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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She plays a minor role. Do you remember any of the plot? Charis would rather stay in the country and sew. Frederica herself, a gay and witty charmer, believes herself happily beyond marriageable age — she is twenty-four, after all.

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Children further the romance. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The one off putting element of the romance was Vernon calling Frederica ‘my child’. But then another distant relation applies for his aid. It was greedy and immoral IMHO.

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Get to Know Us. Frederica October Group Read Chapters Also my favorite Heyer. This is unworthy of him. I fell in love with Alverstoke. As for the story, this is a slow, slow, slow burn romance with lots going on besides the main romance.

You feel as though you’d really met them, and not just read about them in a book. I mean, the thing that’s most attractive to him is her self-sufficiency! But the man can raise a quizzing glass like nobody’s business. They both watch him, completely awe-struck, as he lets his head fall slowly, four or five times, in order to achieve beautiful yet unobtrusive folds. He was considered the prize on the marriage Mart, and he grew very skilled at rejecting all efforts by greedy mothers and grasping daughters to make him into a husband.


This is one of the Heyer favorites that I am so looking forward to reading! And, try as he freverica, he could discover no reason for this uncomfortable change in himself. I honestly couldn’t care less. This is the third Georgette Heyer book I’ve read this summer, and I’m so glad I still have more than 30 of her Regency romances left to enjoy. Determined, clever Frederica who had played mother, father, and sister to her three younger siblings since frederkca parents death, and watches over her other brother at Oxford.

Even his dazzling bits of muslin bore him! The Grand Sophy Regency Romances.

I kept thinking, listening to this, that it reminds me of Agatha Christie. I’m going to use my two favorite words to describe this novel: The Nonesuch had proven to be a bit of a disapointment, and I didnt’ feel up for another stupid regency-romance.

Determined to usher her stunningly beautiful younger sister into London society with a glorious season, her plans look to fall short when she discovers her “fashionable London aunt” really lives in a poorer part of town, and doesn’t know anyone of real consequence.

For the books, I kill me! They come to London with their aunt not very important After Faro’s Daughter and April LadyI realized that my personal issue with Heyer’s characters is that I want them to be more passionate. 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 frederrica Frederica and her two youngest brothers.


I repeatedly reiterate in my earlier reviews that other Heyer heroes rank higher in my regard. So hip-hip-hooray for Georgette Heyer and a delightful story that took me by surprise Lufra is a great Heyer dog, only second to Ulysses, who had such a lot of personality. Enter a chance to win one copy of Fredericaby Georgette Heyer Sourcebooks, by leaving a comment stating what intrigues you about the plot or characters, or if you have read it, which is your favorite character or scene by midnight Pacific time, Monday, September 6th, How could I have convinced myself to get yet another Heyer book from the library?

He’s not terribly kind.

I think I can relate to her more than any other Heyer heroine so far. Note, he grows a heart, but never becomes a pushover. Random people that followed Frederica to make sure the dog was really Alverstoke’s: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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Preview — Frederica by Georgette Heyer. And it is tragggic! From what I have observed in online chats, everyone seems to have several favorite books written by Heyer.

Jessamy has a large heyef, Lufra the infamous “Baluchistan Hound” plays a fun role in several scenes. Frederica Merriville acts as de facto mother to her four siblings, especially to Jessamy and Felix. WordPress keeps the revenue. But when they are introduced to London society by the Marquis of Alverstoke, they find themselves both besieged by more suitors than they can possibly handle!

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