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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Tagged balloon ascension frederic, FredericaFrederica by Georgette HeyerFrederica review Georgette HeyerHeyer’s Fredericahistorical romanceRegency comedyRegency romanceregency romance reviewward guardian plot Regency. And as I started Frederica that is exactly what I felt like doing: Jessamy was also extremely loveable, with his indecisive mind fredfrica between preaching and having fun, his deep sense of duty and his love of horses.

At the end, Alverstoke and Frederica are perfectly in love and the world is good again. Sylvester -She meets none of his requirements for a wife.

Then his older brother, Jessamy also gets into scrapes despite his grederica to be a Man of the Cloth. Dammit Charles you’re not helping at all here! I’m glad there are so many Heyer regencies for me to explore.

Oh what I have to mention is that the book was hilarious!


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He would loooooooove it! But the man can raise a quizzing glass like nobody’s business. The plot of this book is simply delightful. Frederics, you WANT to come right?? Frederica, how can you be so bird-witted! I mean there is pretty much nothing in his world that is exciting, difficult, stimulating, meh-ness.

When Alverstoke is all, “Oh yeyer god, I don’t love her, but I want to do everything I can to make her life easier. The scraps the boys and even Frederica go into were funny, the characters well done, and overall Indulged and pampered his whole life, the incredibly selfish Marquis never thinks about anyone but himself, and consequently finds everything and everyone a dead bore.

Frederica by Georgette Heyer

It carried what I’ve come to expect of her frwderica memorable characters, humerous language, an interesting plot line. Charis is admired by many young men but she falls for the Marquis’s slow-witted and handsome cousin Endymion Dauntry. A more current cover from a recent re-release in Do you remember any of the plot? Eventually, he joins his siblings in London.

Where do I even start?! Lisa Fernandes October 22, at 6: I listened to all I had a hard time stopping the audiobook. He is also delighted by the high spirits of the two youngest Merrivilles, her brothers Felix and Jessamy, and comes to like them for their own sakes. Frederica Merriville acts as de facto mother to her four siblings, especially to Jessamy and Felix.


Anyway, this story was more about watching Alverstoke become a pillar on which Frederica leaned than a romance.

She plays a role in the second half of the book. Frederica came across as a strong and devoted sister to her young siblings that drag her along with the Marquis of Alverstoke into many scarps that end up funny or a little to close for comfort.

The novel ends on a most satisfying note, and I can think of no better way of spending a chilly winter evening — wrapped in a down comforter with my pooch sleeping by my side — than reading this gem of a book. Harry, the impetuous Oxford student, with his Father’s vices and a loyal heart, only to willing to hand over the responsiblity of caring for the family to his older sister.

Frederica is funny, filled with hilarious episodes courtesy of her percocious brothers Felix and Jessamy. Is Baluchistan even a place?!!?