Andrew Lambdin-Abraham (kd5mdk) wrote,
Andrew Lambdin-Abraham

The Historical Romance is strong with this one

So I've finally opened up the copy of "A Regency Trio" that I bought in New Zealand, which is an omnibus of 3 Clare Darcy Regency novels.

So I'm reading the first one, and in the first chapter, the Regencyness is absolutely BEATING me.

We've already had mentioned:
The Prince Regent
neck-cloths, and other people's envy of the hero's knot
padded shoulders in those less fortunate men
never leaving the bedroom before noon
theater boxes
Female Dragons
the Marriage Mart
chits who shouldn't be out of the schoolroom
hunting with the Quorn

On the other hand, the team of perfectly matched Bays had to wait until the first sentence of chapter 2.

It's just buzzword bingo here. On the other hand, I am already curious who this man is going to end up marying.

  • Occurred to me in the shower

    I wonder if this song is more popular with my generation (or other people who did their formative years between 1989 and 2001), than others, or if it…

  • Is this an accurate description

    Kate Ross' Julian Kestrel novels - "Jane Austen meets Sherlock Holmes".

  • Everything is everywhere

    I'm reading The Velvet Room, which is Ars Technica's forum for dating, romance and sex topics. What do I find there? References to RaceFail 09. In a…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.