Frederica Author:Georgette Heyer Who is Frederica? — That's what the Marquis of Alverstoke wonders when a lovely, self-possessed young lady calls upon him to urge his aid in launching her beautiful younger sister, Charis, into London society and become the guardian of her troublesome schoolboy brothers. Such requests are all too familiar to the bored bachelor Marquis who has bee... more »n inundated with similar pleas from his own sisters.
Why then should the cynical Alverstoke take on the expense and responsibility of acceding tot he request of an unknown distant relative like Frederica? Is it simply to pique his ambitious sisters? Is it Charis's beauty that wins him over? Or itis it possible that the invulnerable rake of London has met his match in the charming, willful, warm-hearted Frederica?« less