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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There is no whack-you-over-the-head sensuality, no love at first sight, no instant lust. Really, it was a dreadful overstep.

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And Harry, the eldest brother, set down from Oxford for his antics, is too frivolous to set a good example as heir. While I liked this one, I didn’t enjoy it as much as Cotillon. But this time, I have to say that it is not the Hero and Heroine that make this book so fun, it’s Felix, Frederica’s youngest brother.

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Frederica, His Lordship, Jessamy and Felix. Some are horrible one of Alverstoke’s sisters and a hypochondriac cousinothers wonderful his secretary, the third sister, Chloe and so onsome funny Endymion and that’s only the ones that have greater roles here.

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”. While attempting to keep them out of trouble, he finds himself in troubl Lord Alverstoke dislikes being bored immensely, and as he is titled, rich, and handsome, it is very easy for him to avoid those things that bore him most, including family, favors, and caring.

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Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Well written, witty and warm, I certainly do recommend it to all Heyer fans. View all 3 comments.

Charis would rather stay in the country and sew. You really liked Frederica and it’s been a while since you read that one. Well, I have one more thing to note. Fredeeica plot takes its time. The dog, Jessamy’s scrape, Frederica’s constant attempts to untangle their lives: Having been born to wealth and title and as the only son, he has never wanted for anything, but neither has he ever known family life of the type the Merrivilles enjoy.

I frecerica loved Felix! Frederica and Alverstoke are wonderful together and I love that she is such a determined, smart and capable heroine. I am in a shocking scrape!! It was so clever, brilliant, touching, entertaining and plain good FUN! There’s a hot air balloon adventure with the young brother and a dog Marvelously fun! Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.

He is a flirt heyr a rake and as irresponsible as the day is long. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Frederica, riding the whirlwind and directing the storm; Harry, hyer from Oxford, and embarking with enthusiasm on the more perilous amusements pursued by young gentlemen of ton: The one off putting element of the romance was Vernon calling Frederica ‘my child’.

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This is one of my favorite Georgette Heyer novels. I am in loooooove.

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Quite easily the most entertaining member of the Merrivilles. Lord Alverstoke, on the other hand I love how straightforward Frederica is, and how her romance with Alverstoke unwinds so perfectly. I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too.

Frederica, and to a lesser extent Alverstoke, represent that to me. Charis, is a natural beauty and Frederica is sure she could make a much better match in London than the country.

Their conversations are hilarious. Frederica is a book about two families. Lisa Fernandes October 22, at 6: Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon.

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