The Convenient Marriage

The Convenient Marriage When The Earl Of Rule Proposes Marriage To Her Sister Lizzie, Horatia Offers Herself Instead Her Sister Is Already In Love With Someone Else, And Horatia Is Willing To Sacrifice Herself For Her Family S Happiness Everyone Knows She S No Beauty, But She Ll Do Her Best To Keep Out Of The Earl S Way And Make Him A Good Wife And Then The Earl S Archenemy, Sir Robert, Sets Out To Ruin Her Reputation One of my very least favorite Georgette Heyer novels, sorry It has too many annoying elements one of those very young, impetuous, immature heroines I dislike so much, with a stammer that is written out Every.Single.Time lots of frantic, farcical running around an evil mistress of the hero Ugh and a dastardly villain a hero who s twice the age of the heroineAlso, romances where one of the main characters is committing adultery, regardless of the circumstances here it s that they ve agree One of my very least favorite Georgette Heyer novels, sorry It has too many annoying elements one of those very young, im
Ahhhh, reading a Heyer romance is such a comfort during tough times I love entering her world.The impetuous and very young Horry Winwood marries Lord Rule who is old enough to be her father to save her family from ruin.Fast paced, farcical funny I really enjoyed this read The way GH treats Horry s stutter didn t bother me so much this time around and her sisters are some of the best supporting actress women that GH has ever written.What I did have trouble with was the character of t Ahhhh, reading a Heyer romance is such a comfort during tough times I love entering her wor
The one where the notorious rake Lord Rule decides to marry the pretty Winwood sister, but the reckless one, Horatia, persuades him to marry her instead She gambles her brother Pelham gambles in fact, his gambling is the reason the Winwood sisters are prepared to marry Rule to begin with hijinks ensue.Horatia is kind of an idiot, isn t she I mean, a little boldness is refreshing in a Regency heroine, but Horatia seems like an eighth grader who can be induced to do anything by being told th The one where the notorious rake Lord Rule decides to marry the pretty Winwood sister, but the reckless one, Horatia, persuades him to marry her instead She gambles her brother Pelham gambles in fact, his gambling is the reason the Winwood sisters are prepared to marry Rule to begin with hijinks ensue.Horatia is kind of an idiot, isn t she I mean, a little boldness is refreshing in a Regency heroine, but Horatia seems like an eighth grader who can be induced to do anything by
Richard Armitage reading a Georgette Heyer classic swoon I had not read The Convenient Marriage before this new Naxos Audiobooks recording happily landed on my doorstep I will confess all up front I did the unthinkable I read the complete plot synopsis on Wikipedia before I delved into the first chapter horrors Don t even think about following my example It will spoil the most enjoyable aspect of this novel surprise The Convenient Marriage is one of Georgette Heyer spopular Geor Richard Armitage reading a Georgette Heyer classic swoon I had not read The Convenient Marriage before this new Naxos Audiobooks recording happily landed on my doorstep I will confess all up front I did the unthinkable I read the complete plot synopsis on Wikipedia before I delved into the first chapter horrors Don t even think about following my example It will spoil the most enjoyable aspect of this novel surprise The Convenient Marriage is one of Georgette Heyer spopular Georgian era rom com s, and for good reason It has all the requisite winning elements a wealthy and eligible hero, a young na ve heroine, greedy relatives, a scheming mistress and a revengeful rake Add in a duel, a sword fight, highway robbery, abduction, switched identities and scan
This is not a drill I repeat, THIS IS NOT A DRILL I believe I am, in fact, upon the brink of accomplishing something that I have been meaning to do for years I want you all to be the first to know that I just read my first very Georgette Heyer That s right I actually did it After years of promising myself and countless others many
I enjoyed this historical romance very much It was a quick read by a master narater on youtube The book was full of intreague, tretury and sometimes misguided and often unrequited love.I recommend this book to all I am looking forward to readingof her work.Enjoy and Be Blessed.Diamond Dangerous Liaisons made light with absurdity.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 Voila Enter Heyer And it worked, I just had to bite my tongue and read past Horatia s propensity to be an absolute rube She had all the moxy I like in a heroine, but her leap before looking and then going, Oh, dear was grating I suppose it s better than not realizing her idiocy at all, but nevertheless, eye r Dangerous Liaisons made light with absurdity.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 Voila Enter Heyer And it worked, I just had to bite my tongue and read past Horatia s propensity to be an absolute rube She had all the moxy I like in a heroine, but her leap before looking and then going, Oh, dear was grating I suppose it s better than not realizing her idiocy at all, but nevertheless, eye rolling and made me wan
3.5 The Convenient Marriage is right there in the middle as far as the reading enjoyment goes I m not even torn about the rating On the one hand, you have a lovely and hilarious heroine I loved Horry from the first moment she is introduced She has this combination of naivete that could be annoying at times and stubbornness Then there s her family her brother in particular Horry has two older sisters and a brother At first I thought this was going to be one of those stories with bitchy 3.5 The Convenient Marriage is right there in the middle as far as the reading enjoyment goes I m not even torn about the rating On the one hand, you have a lovely and hilarious heroine I loved Horry from the first moment she is introduced She has this combination of naivete that could be annoying at times and stubbornness Then there s her family her brother in particular Horry has two older sisters and a brother At first I thought this was going to be one of those stories with bitchy sisters Definitely not the case They have wonderful relationship
This was my sixth Heyer, and it is simply awful After 75 agonizing pages, had to put in the did not finish shelf.Who knew Heyer could be so bad OK, on to some of the main problems with this book Well, the heroine stuttered Hey, I ve got nothing against stuttering I did it for a while a long time ago , b but I d don t w want to r read it in
Oh, that was a lovely story Made even better with Richard Armitage narrating And to think, were it not for my friends on Goodreads, I may never have experienced it, let alone known that I was going to endeavor to get my hands on all of the Georgette Heyer novels within my grasp, despite having never even heard of the author previously cue the gasps I know What has been my education if it did not include the works that established the historical romance genre The genre I fall back on whene Oh, that was a lovely story Made even better with Richard Armitage narrating And to think, were it not for my friends on Goodreads, I may never have experienced it, let alone known that I was going to endeavor to get my hands on all of the Georgette Heyer novels within my grasp, despite having never even heard of the author previously cue the gasps I know What has been my education if it did not include the works that established the historical romance genre The genre I fall back on whe