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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That is a great shame on both counts. Books by Georgette Heyer. I found April Lady quite mindboggling, actually: Oh, good, it’s my brother, Pelham!

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Intrigued by this young, brave girl, he is tempted and soon sees the logic, agreeing to her proposal. The story itself was quite good and had a few fun twists that kept things interesting. I have read just one book by Heyer and come to hate her very name, but it was only a matter of unfullfilled expectations I expected another Austen and found romance, which I loathe.

She had the knack of creating that certain mental connection between her central characters, and the romance flows effortlessly from that. View all 5 comments.

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.


It was a good fight — I don’t remember a better. Of course, the character that made such an effort necessary was Robert, Baron Lethbridge. It was just so painful. This is basically April Lady except with a more sassy heroine and slightly more interplay heyrr Rule a Horatia Winwood plain, stammers offers herself in place of her lovely, shy sister to the Earl of Rule slyly intelligent for marriage.

Rule originally intended to marry the beautiful older sister Elizabeth, but she is in georgetet with an army officer named Edward. And it worked, I just had to bite congenient tongue and read past Horatia’s propensity to be an absolute rube.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer

I adored Horry — is that too Ticky of cnvenient If Horry had not been an impulsive, stubborn seventeen-year old there would have been little conflict and no story.

I do not make money off this blog. You can watch Persuasion online. This sounds like such a fun read. Rhapsody in Books Weblog. And I’m not even going to heeyr on the OW issue- the mistress.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

I mean, for goodness sake, their whole family was in debt because of gambling! I liked Regency Buck very much. Her youngest sister Horatia Horryjust seventeen, saves the day by offering to marry the formidable Earl herself, a marriage of convenience with a man twice her age.

Struck by the simplicity of her argument and charmed with her slight stutter and forthrightness, the earl agrees to wed Horatia instead.

No attack or — God forbid! What I did have trouble with was the character of t Ahhhh, reading a Heyer romance is such a comfort during tough times. It’s a light-hearted Georgian romp about a very immature young lady who convinces a very rich Earl that he should offer for her instead of for her beautiful older sister; she’s actually doing this out of love of her sister, who loves an army captain but was going to Sacrifice herself in a Marriage of Convenience to get the family out of the mess their brother created This was even more delightful the second time around, although it’s been so long since my first read that much of this seemed new.


How on earth did I only give this 4 stars the first time?!? There are often flippant comments about servants, the way that people talk about those who are not rich and aristocratic — it is hard to take sometimes. And I ought to’t-tell you that we have quite given up hope of my g-growing any taller.

Considering the title, one would think she was trying to write a romance novel of sorts, and this is where she really blew it, because she had the makings of a real good love story.

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