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But because she really does love him, she can’t resist the urge to try and make him jealous by flirting with Lethbridge, whom she does not realize is an old rival of her husband, using her to get back at Rule. Georgette Heyer’s mysteries have interesting characters and some humor without the total silliness of her Regency Romances.

Jan 06, Kerry rated it really liked it.

I found April Lady quite mindboggling, actually: At first I thought this was going to be one of those stories with bitchy sisters. However, he too really loves his sister and the things he does for her in the book are hilarious. First, this could have been slightly more palatable if Horry hadn’t turned heyed to be basically a turnip.

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So, the main characters were meh, but the absurd romp and especially the last sixty pages left me feeling much fonder. He agree, and dazzling Horatia married the powerful Earl of Rule. Penitent, she concedes the bet which is met with a stolen kiss.


The youngest, Horatia, at seventeen, is nothing like her sisters, either in appearance or temperament, being more like her dippy brother, Viscount Winwood. Thanks for telling us heye the problem. I had, just about, but never paid him any mind until I heard his piano trios here — quite, quite charming.

Beauty Lizzie Winwood already is promised to Edward Heron, an also impoverished military, who she loves, but the wealthy Earl of Rule wants her as his wife.

Horatia Winwood plain, stammers heysr herself in place of her lovely, shy sister to the Earl of Rule slyly intelligent for marriage.

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The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

Perhaps a tiny part of me was still looking for something redeemable in him. Add in a duel, a sword fight, highway robbery, abduction, switched identities and scandalous behavior, and you are in for comedic high jinxes and uproarious plot twists. That Horry has already defended herself in the moment — and with an iron poker to the head — nicely removes any paternalistic element.

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Here she msrriage the distinction between a Macaroni and a Buck: The Earl of Rule accepts the offer of seventeen-year-old Horatia to take the place of her older sister to marry him because her older sister is already in love with someone else.

She even did a Scottish servant with excellent lilting burr. Check you library first.

The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer

I don’t know if I really believe that someone like the Earl would fall in love with a silly seventeen year old girl, but I rather enjoyed suspending my disbelief on that. There I was in the middle of reading some dreadfully bleak and twisted books when I realized that a bit of fluff would clear the palette. Love The Convenient Marriage? Some people, like me, love her books. She made no appearances, never gave an interview and only answered fan letters marrlage if they made an interesting historical point.

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It has all the requisite winning elements: Apr 20, Miriam rated it liked it. View on the Mobile Site. I loved TCM and Horry.