Frederica by Georgette Heyer

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When Frederica brings her younger siblings to London determined to secure a brilliant marriage for her beautiful sister, she seeks out their distant cousin the Marquis of Alverstoke. Lovely, competent, and refreshingly straightforward, Frederica makes such a strong impression that to his own amazement, the Marquis agrees to help launch them all into society.

Lord Alverstoke cant resist wanting to help her

Normally wary of his family, which includes two overbearing sisters and innumerable favor-seekers, Lord Alverstoke does his best to keep his distance. But with his enterprising - and altogether entertaining - country cousins getting into one scrape after another right on his doorstep, before he knows it the Marquis finds himself dangerously embroiled...


"A writer of great wit and style... I've read her books to ragged shreds." - Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph
"Stylish, witty, and bang up to the mark!" - Punch
"One of Georgette Heyer's more adorable heroines." - Saturday Review
"Classic Heyer-the author at her best!"
"Not only do the characters seize your heart from the first moment, they are three dimensional and so alive. It is just wonderful!"
"What a great book. One of my favourites, as the most beautiful is not the heroine."
"Witty, enchanting, and impossible to put down. This is one of Heyer's best works and one of the most enjoyable books I have ever read."
"A wonderfully written witty tale of the downfall of a cynic. I was charmed."


About Georgette Heyer

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Georgette Heyer's historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers. She wrote over 50 books, including Regency romances, mysteries and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.
Published January 1, 2009 by Sourcebooks Casablanca. 448 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Alverstoke's reactions to Frederica's brothers and his understanding treatment of them is significant in the development of the romance, and Heyer contrasts Alverstoke's behavior with that of other characters who do not truly understand Frederica or her family.

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Frederica Meriville, considering herself far too old at the advanced age of 24 to ever wed, wants nothing more than for her beautiful younger sister to make a good match. To that end, she heads to Lon

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