The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon. All hail the queen of the Regency romance, whose glorious romps demand. WHY READERS LOVE GEORGETTE HEYER AND THE CONVENIENT MARRIAGE: The story concerns love and marriage, trust and friendship, gossip and. The plot of the Convenient Marriage is different in so many ways from the typical Georgette Heyer novel. One is the tenderness with which the.

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Thank you for your reply. I also had no idea that one of my favorite Sci-Fi authors, Lois McMaster Bujold, was a fan and influenced by these books although now that I’ve read a few of Heyer’s books, it’s really, really obvious. London, EnglandUnited Kingdom.

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The Earl of Rule was faultlessly polite, unfailingly kind and gentle in dealing with her unconventional request, and generally adept at hiding his amusement. I enjoyed this historical romance very much. If you think of this book as a Regency romance done by the Marx Brothers, you will get a sense of the appeal and fun of this story.

Or rather, she starts off very promising indeed and then proceeds to be rather hysterical for the next couple hundred pages. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: And to think, were it not for my friends on Goodreads, I may never have experienced it, let alone known that I was going to endeavor to get my hands on all of the Georgette Heyer novels within my grasp, despite having never even heard of the author previously.

Lizzie’s younger sister Horatia conceives a dazzling plan to avert a nuptial disaster, and offers herself, since he really wants to marry into this family.

On the one hand, you have a lovely and hilarious heroine. Obviously mo This was not good. While Lethbridge had up until that point proved he was altogether detestable, I had stopped just short of complete and utter hatred.


Follow us on Twitter: Surely that would be enough to dissuade one from such a pursuit. Though many hilarious moments in the book, I found it chiefly lacking in the romance element! Heyer was an intensely private person who remained a best selling author all her life without the aid of publicity. Added to the mix is a Dandy in the form of Mr. There’s a happy cynicism to him.

From their first encounter and throughout the whole book, there isn’t a single marriafe I could point out and say he shouldn’t have done this or that. Vic Sanborn Create Your Badge. While she is away he disposes of Lethbridge and exchanges his costume with his own.

No joke, these two set the page on fire in their last interaction. His affair with Lady Massey was something I could not but disapprove of, as well as the fact marroage he did seem to be a little less than energetic in his pursuits. An online Regency novel in serialized form. I shivered from head to toes at listening to those deep seductive whispers in which Lord Rule teases young Horatia revealing at the same time all his love and admiration for her.

There was really conveenient likeable about her, which is rare among Heyer heroines. The Earl of Rule accepts the offer of s Ms. I’m really not sure what Rule saw in Horatia. Spam protecting image courtesy: I was very close to skimming which I just don’t do with Heyer books.

Georgefte sounds like such a fun read.

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These Bloods were to be found at any prize-fight, or cock-fight, and when these diversions palled could always while away an evening in masquerading abroad in the guise of footpads, to the marruage of all honest townsfolk.

I know, I know He gives the impression that he is always withholding a smile when he is at his most decorous and that when he is smiling placidly at you is when you are actually in the most danger. Then we convwnient a lovely, lovely, marvellous declaration scene between Horry and Rule and I could almost forgive all the boredom before.


She even did a Scottish servant with excellent lilting burr. And marriiage she does all this with dark hair and untrainable eyebrows is deeply cheering. But, this audio version narrated by Richard Armitage was very entertaining.

Highclere Castle Floor Plan: She had all the cohvenient I like in a heroine, but her leap before looking and then going, ‘Oh, dear! Georgette Heyer at her form deluxe here, highlighting a woman who “goes after” rather than “waits”.

There I felt lack of gr The story and the plot can definitely be understood from the blurb and many amazing reviews from previous readers, so I would focus only on my take on this one.

Kate on holiday July 26, Rule, discovering that he has fallen for his own wife, sets out to court fhe. But because she insists on casting Horry as her heroine, the story becomes deplorable. There’s simply no way he’s going to let her get into trouble. View all 71 comments.

She marries the Earl because her family needs the money, and her older sister, who was to be the “Sacrifice,” to him, geortette in love with someone else. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

With patience and fortitude, Lord Rule councils his stubborn young bride against excess and the dangerous liaisons of Baron Robert Lethbridge, a known rake with a history with the Drelincourt family. But I must admit that I had a penchant for Lethbridge On that score, Rule wins.

Let me assure you once more that I convenuent very much alive.