The blurb: Penniless Julia Marsh and Sir Carey Fitzhugh met in Vienna, at the Congress, where Julia was governess to her sister’s children. When they met again, Julia was stranded without money or luggage, and had taken a job in a Bavarian inn. Sir Carey had been jilted, and needed a wife in order to […]
The blurb: Christopher Culver, the Earl of Cordray, had not found one interesting woman at London ton gatherings, but he was intrigued by the midnight rides of Miss Gillian Tate. This spinster daughter of his reclusive estate tenant had secrets tucked in her satchel and a fierce independence which could ensnare even a dashing rake. […]
I’ve mentioned before how much I love Mary Balogh’s writing style and it is definitely in full flower here.
From the book blurb:
Grace Howard has every reason to be devoted to Sir Peregrine Lampman. After all, the gallant gentleman rescued her from poverty by making her his bride. Even more nobly, he did not withdraw his affection after she confessed to a youthful folly that had compromised her virtue. But Grace did not tell the whole truth about the handsome lord who betrayed her—and now the one thing she’s kept from Perry threatens to destroy her last chance at true love.
“It being not quite the thing to advertise in the London papers for a wife, Anthony Earheart, Marquess of Staunton, eldest son and heir of the Duke of Withingsby, advertised instead for a governess.” What a great way to start a book about a marriage of convenience! And the book continues to deliver. The heroine, […]