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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Huh yes, I think so! By that time he’s so hopelessly in love with her frederida just wants to propose, but right moment never seems to present itself. Dear Reader, This is a wonderful,witty and very compelling story centred around the Merriville family- Frederica,Jessamy,Charis,Harry,adorable Felix and their distant cousin,Lord Alverstoke.

Blythe Smith Review Date: Whoever told me I’d love Frederica? Also my favorite Heyer. It carried what I’ve come to expect of her – memorable characters, humerous language, an interesting plot line.

Thoughts also known as why I fell in love with this book I really ended up geortette this book. Frederica considers herself quite an old maid and is completely caught up in seeing to her sister and brothers and has time left to be concerned for herself. frsderica

Frederica is the penultimate eldest sister who has inherited the mantle of frederics matriarch after her parents’ deaths. His two oldest sisters constantly press him to marry one of the eligible females they introduce to him, mainly to prevent his cousin and heir, “that block Endymion” Dauntry, from stepping into his shoes.


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To learn about steam-engines! Although the Marquis believes he has zero interest in children, the boys keep sucking him into schemes and rescues and he grows quite fond of them.

The Merriville family is the best, adventurous and fredericq and a little off the wall. Frederica has brought her siblings to London and hopes the Marquess will introduce her beautiful sister, Charis, to Society.

What kind of female is this????

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Within the space of the four-hundred plus pages, the Marquess sees first-hand how family members interact, and he begins to fall in love and is loved in return.

Frederica who is, as previously noted, competent, awesome, flawed in that occasionally she is SO FED UP with being a middle aged spinster aunt at This one starts off a bit slow, but don’t worry you’ll be hooked soon. What with his keen mind for mechanics heger his wanting to try things out for himself he pulls his whole family and Cousin Alverstoke into his troubles. The fredeica match will make all the difference in the family fortunes, and save Frederica and her family from genteel poverty.

Audiobook Classic Fiction Review Tags: I loved Frederica and have re-read it many times and enjoy it more each time. Read in Sometimes you encounter a fictional character and the experience changes you.


The cast here, to me, were extraordinary: Heyer’s plucky heroines make for enjoyable reading. And I made my mind up years and years ago that I wouldn’t marry anyone unless I was truly in love with him.

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Sep 17, Kelly rated it liked georggette Shelves: This is one of my favorites. I found that actually quite realistic, and I honestly did not miss it–the book is just so good.

It was not at all the sort of smile with which his lordship beguiled his flirts, but something warmer and more intimate. Both sisters expect him to pay fully for the fgederica of hosting their coming out at his mansion.

Heyer’s language–always unique–seemed a bit more repetitive than I’m used to in her novels?

Alverstoke is fascinated by her frank and open manners, unlike fredderica society manners of London’s fashionable ladies. I’ve read a few, long ago. I know the Georgette Heyer book I want to read, but I can’t remember the title. But no one could possibly describe him as anything but cold, easily bored,and aloof. This book will forever be known in our family as “the one with the heyee.

All Frederica Merriville wants is to marry her beautiful, albeit not very smart, younger sister.