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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He realized that he had been spared, would be spared again, and yet again, until Rule had his answer.

She is surprised when the Earl arrives and returns her brooch to her. Email required Address never made public. Horatia wasn’t my favourite heroine ever, but I still liked her. From their delightful first meeting to discussions about shoes, to my favourite part when Rule pursues Horry to a ball and they play cards he’s masked, she thinks he is someone else. 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.

I admit to hoping, just for the merest instant, that it was the Earl of Rule who had ridden up to save Horatia, but as soon as Lethbridge was mentioned… poof went that scheme. That boat won’t float, baby.

This is his third foray into Georgette Heyer for Naxos Audiobooks.

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convenlent First, this could have been slightly more palatable if Horry hadn’t turned out to be basically a turnip. And I must remind myself of where Captain Heron fitted in, as he was airbrushed out of the audiobook.

There could have been so much more between Lord Rule and Horatia! He confirmed that GH was spot on with hejer route and scarily omniscient about wheeled vehicles, but begged me not to lend him any more regency romances, particularly none by Barbara Cartland….

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Beautifully written, charming and witty, with great minor characters. Heyer’s skill does not lie in the married books. And badass, of course. Drelincourt continues on his journey anyway and Rule is furious at his cousin’s insinuation that Horatia and Lethbridge are having an affair. The best thing would be to read before, then listening to the CDs. Follow us on Twitter: Anyway, this book is a tremendous amount of fun. The story is set mariage Georgett read this when I was about 17, and I loved it.

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. Perhaps a tiny part of me was still looking for something redeemable in him. I’ll own up to rhe mistakes and georgetts make the corrections with a polite smile on my face. View all 16 comments. Richard Armitage is incredibly good at using his voice to give life to an incredible parade of convincing characters, from young, brave, a bit naive Horatia with her stammer to funny, adventuresque Pel and Pom, from delicate, beautiful Elizabeth Winwood to gallant, treacherous Lethbridge.

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The Earl explains his ruse and Horatia decides to end her friendship with Georgegte. Books by Georgette Heyer. 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.

And then some utter lows pitch Kindle at the wall, liberal skipping type lows. It bugged so bad. I work in program and professional development at Virginia Commonwealth University, and I have adored Jane Austen almost all of my life. If the author had been intent on satirizing the decadent, atrocious upper classes of England in the 18th century, interested only in gambling, dandifying t What would have happened if Darcy had married frivolous and headstrong Lydia Bennett instead of her more sober sister Elizabeth?


Regency romance that is about a 3. He gives the impression that he is always withholding a smile when he is at his most decorous and heyre when he is smiling placidly at you is when you are actually in the most danger. Georg This one is filled with clothing descriptions that use words for wigs, hair styles, fabric proper names, styles of cut, pannier width equivocation etc.

The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer

I was hoping for a little more, especially since Horry got on my nerves after a while, but it was still a good book. Seventeen-year old Horatia is not. A light humour, an intriguing plot, loveable characters, detestable yet complicated villains, beautiful writing, and a romance that was quite out of the ordinary. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Actually, the hero didn’t even have chemistry with his mistress.

I confess I have hardly ever enjoyed reading about a villain more than I enjoyed reading about Lethbridge. Discovering that he has fallen in love with his wife, how will he court and convince her that love is much better than a marriage of convenience?

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer. He’s not very charming or dashing or witty like a Heyer hero can be.

I give The Convenient Marriag e four out of five Regency fans. Twitter updates An intriguing profile.

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