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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Sometimes, seeing argot and cant rendered on the page slows me up as a reader — did you find that? In she married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer, and he often provided basic plot outlines for her thrillers.

How we feel about a book really does depend on where we are at in a convemient time in our lives. Well, the heroine stuttered. Nothing more endearing than a good loser. I’ll own up to my mistakes and will make the corrections with a polite smile on my face. At one point, the hero says the heroine treats him “like an indulgent father”, barf. Meanwhile, Horatia meets and befriends Lord Lethbridge, who seeks revenge on the Earl conveninet his role in thwarting Lethbridge’s attempts to elope convwnient Lady Louisa Rule’s sister several years earlier.

He will do anything to georgetts the earl from his conveniwnt, but he fumbles and bumbles his way through life, acquiring the scorn of all.

She wrote one novel using the pseudonym Stella Martin. And I’m not even going to start on the OW issue- the mistress. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Vic Sanborn and Jane Austen’s World with appropriate and specific direction comvenient the original content. In some instances, I will remove links from comments as well. Leena July 27, My printed copy of The Convenient Marriage Instead, we get this side show plot about the crazy villain which does lead to one of the better duel descriptions I have read.


I cannot seem to find the time to listen to books as well as I can find the time to actually sit and read them. Added to the mix is a Dandy in the form of Mr.

For instance, the chaps get to wear really flash outfits, untrammelled by the tyranny of Brummell and his perfectly plain, impeccably tailored blue cloth — we get evening toilettes in puce velvet, and falls of Dresden lace from the chin, and the delicious frisson of knowing them to be worn by the manliest of he-men. I couldn’t live with you, but I do love you.

No attack or — God forbid! Hell, I used to read bodice-rippers with tons of dubcon, even violence, and think that was OK. So Horatia – who, stammering and rather plain at first seems to have little to recommend her – visits the Earl of Rule, and boldly asks if he will marry her in place of her beautiful sister Elizabeth.

If you like the comical romances of Sophie Kinsella and you also like Jane Austin, you well might enjoy this confection of a story written in but none the worse for its age. And I ought to’t-tell you that we have quite given up hope of my g-growing any taller.

Check you library first. Novels by Georgette Heyer. Furthermore, his nature was kind, and the patient way in which he dealt with his turbulent young wife demanded respect, endearing him to me greatly.

The hat is beyond and really needs to be read properly in context to be enjoyed.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

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The two people involved in the romance are Horatia Winwood, youngest daughter of Lady Winwood, and the thirty-five year old Earl of Rule. Rule protests he is too old for Horry, but she assures him no one would georette he was as old as he actually was. And I must remind myself of where Captain Heron fitted in, as he was airbrushed out of the audiobook. Give me a wry, dry Horry and this book could have soared.


And — did noblemen really suck on the heads of their canes? His affair with Lady Massey was something I could not but disapprove of, as well as the fact that he did seem to be a little less than energetic in his pursuits.

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I am looking forward to reading more of her work. Lord Dolphinton is an inspired character, truly. Bet you 2 to 1 that she didn’t kill him Pom. Intrigued by this young, brave girl, he is tempted and soon sees the logic, agreeing to her proposal. The story is set in Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Then she meets the attractive and dangerous Lord Robert Lethbridge and her days suddenly become more exciting. He’s jaded and Horry’s the breath of fresh air that will reinvigorate his life.

I would gelrgette have liked to see what becomes of Charlotte! Hopefully they are not few and far between. To go with it, she is bold beyond her years and no conventional beauty.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer

You are commenting using your Thhe account. The plot is outrageous and at times manic, with more banging doors than a Whitehall farce, and, oh bliss for Richard Armitage fans, a duel. Lists with This Book. Read by Richard Armitage.