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The Governess of Penwythe Hall

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The Governess of Penwythe Hall
Title
The Governess of Penwythe Hall
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Sarah E. Ladd
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eng
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Rich with family secrets, lingering danger, and the captivating allure of new love, this Regency romance introduces us to the Twethewey family and their search for peace, justice, and love on the Cornish coast.Cornwall, England, 1811—Blamed for her husband's death, Cordelia Greythorne fled Cornwall and accepted a governess position to begin a new life. Years later her employer's unexpected death and his last request for her to watch over his five children force her to reevaluate. She can't abandon the children now that they've lost both parents, but their new guardian lives at the timeworn Penwythe Hall . . . back on the Cornish coast she's tried desperately to forget.Jac Twethewey is determined to revive Penwythe Hall's once-flourishing apple orchards, and he'll stop at nothing to see his struggling estate profitable again. He hasn't heard from his brother in years, so when his nieces, nephews, and their governess arrive unannounced, he battles both grief at his brother's death and bewilderment over this sudden responsibility. Jac's priorities shift as the children take up residence in the ancient halls, but their secretive governess—and the mystery shrouding her past—proves to be a disruption to his carefully laid plans.Praise for The Governess of Penwythe Hall: "Absolutely captivating! Once I started reading, I couldn't put down The Governess of Penwythe Hall. This blend of Jane Eyre, Jane Austen, and Jamaica Inn has it all. Intrigue. Danger. Poignant moments. And best of all a sweet, sweet love story. This is by far my favorite Sarah Ladd book. Don't hesitate to snatch up this title!" —Michelle Griep, Christy Award–winning author of the Once Upon a Dickens Christmas series"Brimming with dangerous secrets, rich characters, and the hauntingly beautiful descriptions Sarah Ladd handles so well, 1800s Cornwall is brought vividly to life in this well-crafted tale that kept me glued to the pages. What a brilliant start to a new series!" —Abigail Wilson, author of In the Shadow of Croft Towers"The Governess of Penwythe Hall is a delightful and emotionally gripping tale that will tick all the boxes for any Regency lover: romance, history, and enough unpredictable intrigue to keep you up past your bedtime." —Kristi Ann Hunter, author of A Defense of Honor"Lovers of sweet and Christian romance alike will fall in love with Delia's strength amid the haunting backdrop of her tragic past and the Cornish coast. Throw in a handsome leading man willing to turn his life upside down for the children in Delia's charge, and you have a story you can't put down." —Josi S. Kilpack, Whitney Award–winning author of the Mayfield Family seriesFirst book in the Cornwall novels (The Governess of Penwythe Hall, The Thief of Lanwyn Manor, and The Light at Wyndcliff)Sweet, full-length Regency romance at 90,000 words
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When her employer dies, governess Cordelia Greythorne will not abandon her five charges who have now lost both parents, but the children's new guardian lives on the Cornish coast, a place Cordelia is desperate to forget
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Ladd, Sarah E
Dewey number
813.6
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Series statement
Cornwall novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Christian Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
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adult
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The Governess of Penwythe Hall
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9780785223177
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optical disk
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The Governess of Penwythe Hall
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9780785223177
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optical disk

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