Frederica

Georgette Heyer
Save As:
Rate It:

Often recommended for:

Synopsis:

'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes . . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA

'I could mainline Heyer's Regency romances until the end of time and still not get bored . . . Georgette Heyer is perfect lockdown escapism' INDIA KNIGHT

Vernon Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone.

But when a distant connection asks for help, he is quickly plunged into one drama after another by the disorderly Merriville family.

Surprisingly, he finds himself far from bored - especially when he encounters their strong-minded daughter, Frederica.

However, she seems far more concerned with her family's welfare than his romantic advances...

'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS

'There is no one better at intelligent effervescence than Heyer. All her books are utter bliss' ANNA MURPHY, TIMES Pick of the Month

'Sparkling' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

Excerpt:

Not more than five days after she had despatched an urgent missive to her brother, the Most Honourable the Marquis of Alverstoke, requesting him to visit her at his earliest convenience, the widowed L...

About the Author:

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

Reader Reviews

No Reviews Yet. Please leave a review and help other readers decide

What Can You Read After
"Frederica"?