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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Furious, Horry rushes away running into Lady Caroline Massey who recognizes her. Historic romance h proposes to H to free her sister. Parts of The Convenient Marriage do seem to be strongly inspired by the real life story of the leader of the Devonshire Set, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.

I don’t much care for the hero. Lists tbe This Book.

These Bloods were to be found at any prize-fight, or cock-fight, and when these diversions palled could always while away an evening in masquerading abroad in convvenient guise of footpads, to the terror of all honest townsfolk.

Hopefully they are not few and far between. The threat is very real: His skill at unique characterization and resonant, velvetly voice transports the listener like Grorgette to the Ball. This book demonstrates that creating weird psychological tests for your partner and withholding your feelings are not very romantic, either.

Highclere Castle Floor Plan: View all 88 comments. Not when they are vapid – like Horatia aka Horry is. Oh, that was a lovely story! 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 with his gambling.

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The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer

The plot of the Convenient Marriage is different in so many ways from the typical Georgette Heyer novel. He was planning to rape Rule’s wife! I couldn’t live with you, but I do love you. In she married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer, and he often provided basic plot outlines for her thrillers.

It was a good fight — I don’t remember a better. Secondly, I positively disliked Horatia! WordPress keeps the revenue. The couple marry, they honeymoon, they return to London and live … not so happily after. 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. I think The Corinthian was the first one for me.

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To Rule’s surprise, geotgette confesses all and it’s the most delightful thing and if only they’d kissed and it all ended there! Unfortunately, once the story ends, so does the enchantment. He is georgetts gent, although not a gent, if you see what I mean. Springhill Counselling Group Reviews: No joke, these two set the page on fire in their last interaction.

Horatia’s stutter may become annoying, but it’s part of her and of her personality, and just keep reminding yourself that Rule thought it was “charming”!

She’s much better then this.

And Elizabeth just happens to be in love with another man. Glamour might still have clung to a rakehell who abducted noble damsels, but no glamour remained about a man who had been pushed into a pond in full ball-dress.