The Convenient Marriage Author:Georgette Heyer From a reader's review: The Earl of Rule is looking for a wife and it looks as though he will offer for society beauty, Lizzie Winwood. Lizzie is not enamoured of this idea - she wants to marry some worthy suitor whom she actually loves. Luckily her practical, straight talking younger sister, Horatia (better known as Horry) steps into the fray i... more »nstead. The interview in which Horry presents the revised plan to the Earl of Rule is hysterical.
Horry is still young, and the loveable Earl finds that he needs to rouse himself out of his usual langour to save her from herself. In the midst of all this there is a fiendish plot afoot to break up the marriage, Horry's well-meaning brother Pelham attempting to help Horry, a spare highwayman or two and some good old fashioned romping.The characters are likeable and fun.« less