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The cottage in the woods —Coville, Katherine.

Presents the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as told by young Teddy's governess, who came to work at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home and soon ...

Down to the bonny glen —Wiley, Melissa.

In Scotland in 1791, eight-year-old Martha Morse, who would grow up to become the great-grandmother of author Laura Ingalls Wilder, meets her new governess and learns the difference between growing up a laird's daughter ...

The turning

Newly appointed nanny Kate is charged with the care of two disturbed orphans, Flora and Miles. Quickly though, she discovers that both the children and the house are harboring dark secrets and things may not be as they a...

Simon the fiddler : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.

"The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians...

The governess of Penwythe Hall —Ladd, Sarah E., author.

In the first of a new series from beloved Regency romance author, Sarah Ladd, Delia, a governess to five recently orphaned children, would risk anything to protect them . . . even her heart. After being blamed for her hu...

Jane Eyre : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism —Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

Reprints the 1848 third edition text of "Jane Eyre," the story of a plain and penniless orphan who accepts a job as governess at Thornfield Hall and soon finds herself in love with her melancholy employer, Mr. Edward Roc...

In royal service to the Queen : a novel of the Queen's governess —Arlen, Tessa, author.

"Marion Crawford can remember each of the wonderful sixteen years when she was governess to the little Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. Marion had been a vital part of their lives; someone they confided in, needed...

The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel —Livesey, Margot, 1953-

Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.

My brown-eyed earl —Bennett, Anna (Romance novelist)

"William Ryder, Earl of Castleton, is at the end of his noble rope. Not only has he broken ties with his longtime mistress, his mother has publicly announced her wish for him to marry a suitable young lady-if only to hel...

When love blooms : a novel —Hatcher, Robin Lee.

Emily wanted to be more than just a society wife. She came to the Idaho high country looking to make a difference. Gavin knows she would never make it in the rugged high country but his resistance makes her more determin...

Seven minutes in heaven —James, Eloisa, author.

Highly sought for her premiere governesses, witty and elusive Eugenia Snowe clashes with brilliant inventor Ward Reeve, who resorts to everything including kidnapping to claim her heart.

The hidden gallery —Wood, Maryrose, author.

Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a governess trained at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, takes the three Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place to London, England, and learns they are under a curse.

Holding the fort —Jennings, Regina (Regina Lea), author.

When dance hall singer Louisa Bell visits Fort Reno to see her brother, she is mistaken for the governess that the harried Major Daniel Adams is waiting for. Between his rowdy troops and his two daughters, he has more re...

What a difference a duke makes —Bell, Lenora, author.

As his employee, Mari is strictly off-limits. But what if she's the one breaking all his rules? In the game of governess versus duke, how can Edgar maintain his defenses when the only thing he wants to do is let the temp...

The baron's governess bride —Hale, Deborah.

"Lord Steadwell's three motherless daughters were heartbroken when their last governess ran off to elope. In her dowdy cap and spectacles, Grace Ellerby seems an ideal replacement-a nurturing, intelligent woman uninteres...

The governess game : girl meets duke —Dare, Tessa, author.

After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls don't need discipline. They need a lovin...

Head in the clouds —Witemeyer, Karen.
Large Print
2011
Availability: 4 of 5

Adelaide Proctor longs to find a real-life storybook hero to claim as her own. But when a husband-hunting debacle leaves her humilated, she interviews for a governess position on a remote Texas sheep ranch and vows to le...

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