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Innocent Governess, Forbidden LiaisonImpoverished, alone and on the run, Isabelle Thomas needs help So when William Stanton, Earl of Lennox, offers her a job as governess to his ward, she can t refuseBut Isabelle soon discovers that working for tall, broad shouldered William, with his disheveled hair and intense green eyes, is of a challenge than she expected When the attraction between them culminates in a bone melting kiss, Isabelle knows she must leave Only, the earl has other plans for his innocent governess The Earl and the Governess

About the Author: Sarah Elliott

Sarah Elliott grew up in Pennsylvania and studied English at Smith College Shortly after completing Reforming the Rake, she moved to London to get a master s degree in art history She lives there still, and shares a flat with her boyfriend and their ever expanding collection of books, broken antique furniture, vinyl LPs, and Indian spices When she s not writing, she enjoys cooking, shopping, and lazing about.

10 thoughts on “The Earl and the Governess

  1. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) says:

    I just love when I read a book by a new author, and their writing clicks with me That is how I felt about The Earl and the Governess I have had this book on my shelf for a few months, since I get all the Harlequin Historicals I loved the cover, so I knew I d probably read it sooner But, the storyline didn t really call out to me that much I m not a fan of the titled hero chasing a woman who is in dire straits, a

  2. Caz Caz says:

    3.5 starsThis is a Mills Boon Harlequin Historical from 2009 that has been sitting on the PPB Pile of Paperbacks by the Bed for a while, and which seemed a good choice for this month s TBR Challenge, which is to read a short story, novella or category romance.I ve got a bit of a soft spot for that whole Cinderella thing, and with a title like that, I knew exactly what I d be getting But in spite of the predictabili

  3. Harlequin Historical Harlequin Historical says:

    Regency.Good read.Isabelle is hanging on by a thin thread and could really use some help but she is alone in the world In a moment of distraction, her last means of support is almost stolen from her but luckily, William Stanton saves her not only from the theif but days later when he offers her a job as governess to his ward Finally, she has a slim ray of hope To bad she doesn t confess all her worries to the Earl but

  4. Robin Robin says:

    There are elements common to many romance novels but what makes this one different is that it doesn t focus on the events of the season although William does attend a ball or two Isabelle is not a person of title nor is she related to someone, she is part of the merchant class her father was an Antiques Dealer I liked the fact that William and Isabelle had similar elements of life and character that allowed them to relat

  5. Jossie Posie - Semiliterate Bibliophile Jossie Posie - Semiliterate Bibliophile says:

    Hmmm, where to begin with William and Isabelle To be honest I almost didn t pick it up because of the hero s name, sore spot The story started much like you would come to expect He sees her on the street and decides that he can be of use to the beautiful and helpless creature standing in the middle of such a dangerous neighborhood.I didn t love that she was so unable to do anything for herself, and found myself thinking tha

  6. Regina Regina says:

    Pretty Isabelle was alone in the world, without money and facing blackmail Inexperienced at being a governess, she nevertheless accepts said position to care for Mary, William s ward As the couple fight their natural attraction for each other actually, Isabelleso than William , a jealous matchmaking mamma spreads rumors of their alleged affair From there, scandal breaks out, and Isabelle tries to deal with the fallout and sham

  7. Leanne Leanne says:

    To start off, let me just say that I consider myself a pretty cynical historical romance reader I have read hundreds, possibly thousands of books in this genre, and I expect a lot from these books, even if many consider them fluff I adored this story very much and loved both characters At some moments, I felt Isabelle maybe have been too stubborn and a stickler to the rules for her own good, but in the end, I think it ended up pa

  8. Caro Caro says:

    I liked this book but it didn t quite grip or click with me I enjoyed reading it but something seemed a little off and I wasn t totally into it I liked the characters and emotions There were two good scenes that stood out that I really liked and those were the epilogue and the last park scene with the girls I loved Mary and liked watching her innocence as well as her perceptiveness This would be good for passing the time and nothing

  9. Jasey Jasey says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Isabelle Thomas and William Stanton, Earl of Lennox Will rescues Isabelle on the street from a man who is blackmailing her for money Her father had sold him fake statues for very high prices and has died so he is collecting the money back from her Will hires her to be his governess for his ward but doesn t know about the blackmail til the end of the book.

  10. Tasneem Tasneem says:

    I enjoyed reading Will and Isabelle s story She was just so endearing and he was the most absolute darling I just adored seeing him trying to resist her and then giving up and going for broke Mary was a delightful character too I just found the whole plot well constructed and well written A good read.

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