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. Nov 5, The orphaned Frederica has arrived in London in the hopes of She follows Heyer’s late trend of older, sensible heroines who focus on. Frederica is one of Heyer’s best heroines – resourceful, funny, and intelligent. And the way she and her cast of hilariously demanding younger siblings take down.

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So hip-hip-hooray for Georgette Heyer and a delightful story that took me by surprise Blame the Marquis of Alverstoke. I adore Georgette Heyer- she is one of my favorites. Fdederica knew I would love Frederica way before I started it.

Can you imagine living that way? He undergoes growing pains, balancing his boyish love for horses against his austere devotion to the church. There are many others the Merrivilles encounter throughout the story.

That’s a high complement!

Read in Sometimes you encounter a fictional character and the experience changes you. Not just the dandies, but people like Alverstoke, who seem to treat tying their cravat with High Church reverenc This is one of my fredreica Heyers: Can you let me do my own proposal omg! I was most intrigued by the mention of. Now Charis was crying right? Not even Alverstoke realizes what’s happening at first, but others do.


The Merriville’s man-hating aunt, Miss Seraphina Winsham, came along to London to serve as chaperone. But for real though, Frederica Thanks for telling us about the problem. I am in love!


Click here to enter the page. No worries though, no one will care! She is striving to give her beautiful sister Charis a London season. Charles Trevor who plays a fairly important role in several scenes. Her books are a tonic, and I plan on saving them and bringing them out when I’m in high dudgeon.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It leaves room for the imagination, without offending or irritating any attachments you might have developed for the characters.

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You and me should go together to the foundry!!!! Georgette Heyer was apparently very popular in Germany. A jaded nobleman is beguiled by two thoroughly likable boys and their witty, warmhearted, and devoted sister. Preview — Frederica by Georgette Heyer. And I wanted to be her. 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.


Frederica and Alverstoke seem genuine, which is probably the biggest strength of the book. Characterization is top notch. This is one of my freedrica Heyers: Jul 15, Melissa McShane rated it it was amazing Shelves: I will pay you back when you tell me how much money it cost you.

Georgette Heyer: Frederica

While I liked this one, I didn’t enjoy it as much as Cotillon. I just need to give them all a hug. She selflessly cared for those around her. She wrote more than sixty books in a jeyer of genres, but my favorite are her Regency romances. Well, I certainly got that here and not in the way I expected.

I loved the book and hero and heroine. The banters were witty and realistic, especially between Frederica and His Lordship. I am so glad I came across this blog. Then when he finally comes down: It is not that bad.