The Convenient Marriage (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A writer of great wit and style. 31 Dec The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon. All hail the queen of the Regency romance, whose glorious romps demand. 1 May 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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Click here to enter the page. Before the game can start, Lord Rule who has followed Horatia disguised in a domino and mask steps on Horatia’s gown, donvenient it. How we feel about a book really does depend on where we are at in a particular time in our lives. He really adapted to the different characters so well and I found myself smiling throughout.

The threat is very real: Feb yeyer, Steven Walle rated it it was amazing. Email required Address never made public.

Horry proposes a marriage of convenience to Lord Rule geotgette the promise that she will not interfere with him after they are married. I keep reading more of Heyer’s titles hoping to find one I like as well as those two. He reads at a tolerable speed, not maddeningly slow like someand his voice is very nice to listen to in the narrative sequences.

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Furious, Horry rushes away running into Lady Caroline Massey who recognizes her. I freely admit, I was wrong to spurn him. The Earl of Rule has a mistress but there are no convenifnt and nothing more than a kiss on the pages, mild language I love Heyer’s books Arabella and The Grand Sophy. Heyer has sold me on big age differences before, but notttt here. Hawkins in particular is great value and I heyed have been sad not to meet him.


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This was one of those books that totally surprised me. I’ve read her books to ragged shreds. It turns out that much like her brother, she’s got a weakness for gambling. It was a good fight — I don’t remember a better. The Earl warns Horatia against continuing her friendship with Lethbridge; but when he declines to explain why, Horatia disregards his warning.

Never have I felt more sympathy for the two villainous characters intent on ruining the airheaded, wasteful, absolute horror that is Horatia Winwood. One of my very least favorite Georgette Heyer novels, sorry. Struck by the simplicity of her argument and charmed with her slight stutter and forthrightness, the earl agrees to wed Horatia instead.

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. I have read a book from Barbara Cartland with similar plot! How on earth did I only cnovenient this 4 stars the first time?!? But she was forever blaming herself for everything that happened, and her darling husband, Rule, reminded me of a large, sleek pussycat playing with a mouse.

Who in their right mind would believe mareiage highwaymen would simply leave upon being spotted by a lone rider? Not only would all of her respectable and nearly all of her not so respectable female characters uphold it, but Heyer would also continually drop negative comments about Lady Caroline Lamb and other members of the Devonshire Set, a social circle where wives were notoriously and sometimes blatantly unfaithful to their husbands.


I believe I am, in fact, upon the brink of accomplishing something that I have been meaning to do for years. Jan 06, Kerry rated it really liked it. For years, Heyer would assure readers that clothes make the character, in more ways than one. I loved every moment with them.

When Lethbridge tries this on Horry it is obvious that neither loves the other at all: Secondly, I positively disliked Horatia! Frankly, the secondary characters had all the good lines and saved it. Leena July 27, I enjoyed this historical romance very much.

He agree, and dazzling Horatia married the powerful Earl of Rule. Unbeknownst to him, she already has, but he doesn’t know that and Horry, unusual looking stammerer that she is, georgetge bear to tell him for fear she won’t come up to his standards. While allegedly “historically” accurate, I don’t think having your hero engage in adultery with his mistress is “emotionally” accurate.

The Convenient Marriage

Lists with This Book. How can he be so good at remembering all those different voices in his mind and avoid being confused?

I suppose it’s better than not realizing her idiocy at all, but nevertheless, eye-r Dangerous Liaisons made light with absurdity. Pre-marriage, she appears to be slightly more intelligent than your average vegetable, but the moment she marries that’s all out the window.