48th out of 95 books — 33 voters
by Elizabeth Bailey (Goodreads Author)
Governess Prudence Hursley expected to see little of her new employer, Mr Julius Rookham. However, she found herself continually thrown into his path, and the more she got to know him, the more she found herself wishing for the impossible!
Published October 14th 1994 by Mills & Boon
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Very cute, sweet Regency romance. The characters are a bit young--heroine is 19? 21? and hero is only about 23. I would definitely recommend this for any teenage historical romance lovers--the dialogue and emotions seemed very YA to me, in a funny and sweet way.
An avid reader from an early age, Elizabeth Bailey grew up in colonial Africa under unconventional parentage and with theatre in the blood. Back in England, she trod the boards until discovering her true métier as a writer in her thirties, when she fulfilled an early addiction to Georgette Heyer by launching into historical romance. Eight years and eight books later, Elizabeth joined the Harlequin...moreMore about Elizabeth Bailey...