An Uncommon Governess

An Uncommon Governess Determined not to marry Lady Amelia runs away from home Disguising herself as bespectacled Abigail Sparrow she accepts a position as governess Her employer Valentine North had always sworn he woul

  • Title: An Uncommon Governess
  • Author: Monique Ellis
  • ISBN: 9780821759936
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • Determined not to marry, Lady Amelia runs away from home Disguising herself as bespectacled Abigail Sparrow, she accepts a position as governess Her employer, Valentine North, had always sworn he would remain unattached despite the fact that he d been given charge of two wards But soon, Val is not only in danger of tarnishing his reputation as a freewheeling bachelor,Determined not to marry, Lady Amelia runs away from home Disguising herself as bespectacled Abigail Sparrow, she accepts a position as governess Her employer, Valentine North, had always sworn he would remain unattached despite the fact that he d been given charge of two wards But soon, Val is not only in danger of tarnishing his reputation as a freewheeling bachelor, but also of losing his heart to Amelia.

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    1. meh, hero seems like a horrible person, not really redeemed at the end. His friends seem like buffoons and everyone runs around without thought(view spoiler)[ Amelia decides to run away instead of marrying her father's choice. she becomes a governess for North's two new hellish wards. North however, in a mad wager, provides her minimal money and no support in her task and has her removed to a rented home that once belonged to a brothel. the children are kidnapped, Amelia and North go for the res [...]

    2. An earl's daughter runs off from a betrothal to someone awful, and becomes a governess. Her employer is a young man who has just been given custody of his vile but loved cousin's children after he and his wife freeze to death in the colonies on their way to a party. Yes, that is how they die and yes the male characters joke about it.The hero, North, is a complete dick who acts as such for the ENTIRE book, refusing to speak to the governess or see the children (except in a guise as his 'elderly s [...]

    3. The "hero" of this book is a jerk. He is a jerk at the beginning of the book, he is a jerk through the middle of the book and he is pretty much of a jerk to the end of that book. I can't imagine why the heroine would fall in love with him, but there it is. For a regency, there is a lot going on with and around these characters. More plot lines than most romances.

    4. You have to laugh or at least smile while reading about a man thinks a child needs as he tries to set up a home for two orphans. A great way to releave a bad or sad mood.

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