By Georgette Heyer
In Frederica, Georgette Heyer explores the problems of a lady of the Regency period working with no the patronage and safety of a man.
A nation attractiveness and a really able younger girl, Frederica is harassed with the obligations of being head of her relations, leaving her little time to think about herself and her personal destiny. while she brings her brood to London to discover a husband for her stunningly attractive more youthful sister, she certainly expects the patronage in their mum or dad, the Marquis of Alverstoke, who's, notwithstanding, too bored and cynical to be stricken. but if Frederica's more youthful brother's obsession with such medical concepts as ironworks and balloon flight results in a devastating twist of fate, the Marquis can not forget about his charges...
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There’s a lot more to it than that. ” “I can’t take the credit. Martha did it by herself. Most young women in her position would have been reduced to a quivering jelly. She has reserves of strength that few possess. ” “—but if you could see her with the children in the orphanage, you would know that there’s more to Martha than shows on the surface. The children adore her. ” “Yet, you discouraged her from taking her vows. ” His comment brought the Reverend Mother up short. After a moment’s reflection, she let out a sigh.
New York. BANTAM BOOKS and the rooster colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc. , in 1998. 1 Contents Cover Title Page Copyright Prologue Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22 Chapter 23 Chapter 24 Chapter 25 Chapter 26 Chapter 27 Chapter 28 Chapter 29 Other Books by This Author About the Author PROLOGUE He was a murderer.
You can’t miss me from that distance. ” He touched his heart. “What’s the matter, Jess? ” She aimed for the floor, shut her eyes and squeezed the trigger. Nothing happened. It was a mistake that cost her dearly as she knew the moment she opened her eyes. His face was livid with color and his lips were pulled back, baring his teeth. “Christ! You vicious little bitch! ” Though she quailed before the thirteen stone of quivering masculine outrage that loomed over her, there was just enough of Sister Martha in her to be outraged as well.
Frederica by Georgette Heyer