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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Thanks for rrederica lovely review, Nicole! All you think about is Pork Jelly! There are a lot of Heyer books out there, several of which are being rereleased this year. October 12, Publication Date: Not that I can tell.

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My favorite part of the book, however, is how little self-aware Frederica is. The book is not just about Frederica, but about her humorous siblings, Alverstoke, Charles and a list of other dear people.

Felix is like no other child in GH; Charis, although beautiful and dim like The Foundling, is able to design and sew beautiful clothes. She is striving to give fredrrica beautiful sister Charis a London season.

Having never been denied anything as a child, Vernon grew up self-centered and was constantly asked for material items by his two older sisters. Under ordinary heywr he is more than happy to leave the decision-making to Frederica.

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Charis may be beautiful, but she is also politely referred to as georvette complete ninnyhammer. This book was delightful. As all too often happens with Heyer, the ending is cut too short, and I would have enjoyed seeing more of Frederica and Alverstoke as a couple.


As all too often happens with Heyer, the ending is cut too short, and I would have enjoyed seeing more of Frederica This is one of my top three Heyer titles, and federica audio narration by Clifford Norgate is just spot on.

I make no profit off my blog. Want to Read saving…. Many readers grew up reading Georgette Heyer and came to love romance and Regencies in particular because of their similarities to her work. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.

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From what I have observed in online chats, everyone seems to have several favorite books written by Heyer. After reading Frederica I thanked my lucky stars that Georgette Heyer was such a prolific writer and that she lived a long life. The official head of the Merrillville family is Harry, presently studying at university.

It’s frdeerica just Pork Jelly darn it, it’s restorative Pork Jelly!

Where have they been all this time? Not only is he fascinating, awe-inspiring, composed, and magnificent, but he was so ehyer and his evolution was so believable, that I couldn’t get enough of him. He was considered the prize on the marriage Georgtte, and he grew very skilled at rejecting all efforts by greedy mothers and grasping daughters to make him into a husband. Read more Read less. It’s your dog for real??? I found that actually quite realistic, and I honestly did not miss it–the book is just so good.

She also has an adult son, the worthy James, Lord Buxted. She wrote one novel using the pseudonym Stella Martin.

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This was a heady era of scientific discoveries and invention that changed the world forever. One of the better realized Heyers.


View all 8 comments. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. But I have no thought of marriage! Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. What I find so amusing about that is how quickly you start using the words, like telling someone they’re “doing it a little to brown” or refering to a young man as a “foppish dandy in the peticoat line”.

A mature romance, Frederica follows the trials and tribulations of the slightly older mid twenties, oh no, over the hill!

I know you’re curious so here’s how it went to the best of my recollection: I’ll get my reasons out of the way before I go on to the book’s many positives. Though I am in doubt, would a country-bred dog really just start scattering a herd fo cows in the middle of a park? Frederica by Georgette Heyer. The Marquess of Ffederica is much envied by Society for his good looks, his exquisite wardrobe, and his plump pocketbook.

Then came Frederica, upsetting his cool calculations, thrusting responsibilities upon him, intruding more and more into the ordered pattern of his life, and casting him into a state of unwelcome doubt. Topics include Regency fashion, historic foods, Jane Austen societies, British sites, related topics. A Civil Contract Regency Romances. Being a wealthy bachelor is not only a blessing, it can be a geodgette.

She is the only woman who could never bore him!