Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “An Uncommon Governess (Regency Duo, #1)” as Want to Read:
An Uncommon Governess (Regency Duo, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

An Uncommon Governess (Regency Duo #1)

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating details ·  16 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Determined not to marry, Lady Amelia runs away from home. Disguising herself as bespectacled Abigail Sparrow, she accepts a position as governess. Her employer, Valentine North, had always sworn he would remain unattached--despite the fact that he'd been given charge of two wards. But soon, Val is not only in danger of tarnishing his reputation as a freewheeling bachelor, ...more
Paperback, 271 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Zebra
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about An Uncommon Governess, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about An Uncommon Governess

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-26)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Spazfungus
Dec 24, 2014 rated it did not like it
meh, hero seems like a horrible person, not really redeemed at the end. His friends seem like buffoons and everyone runs around without thought

(view spoiler)
...more
Laura
An earl's daughter runs off from a betrothal to someone awful, and becomes a governess. Her employer is a young man who has just been given custody of his vile but loved cousin's children after he and his wife freeze to death in the colonies on their way to a party. Yes, that is how they die and yes the male characters joke about it.

The hero, North, is a complete dick who acts as such for the ENTIRE book, refusing to speak to the governess or see the children (except in a guise as his 'elderly s
...more
Pat
Aug 07, 2016 rated it liked it
The "hero" of this book is a jerk. He is a jerk at the beginning of the book, he is a jerk through the middle of the book and he is pretty much of a jerk to the end of that book. I can't imagine why the heroine would fall in love with him, but there it is.

For a regency, there is a lot going on with and around these characters. More plot lines than most romances.
Sharon Sherman
Jul 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
You have to laugh or at least smile while reading about a man thinks a child needs as he tries to set up a home for two orphans. A great way to releave a bad or sad mood.
Patchworkpenguin
rated it it was ok
Mar 27, 2015
Cheryl Breza
rated it did not like it
Jul 18, 2016
Evelyn
rated it liked it
Dec 30, 2010
Shari
rated it it was ok
Jun 15, 2013
Tirzah
rated it it was amazing
Feb 19, 2013
Deirdre
rated it really liked it
Nov 04, 2013
Hopefulpuffin
May 16, 2016 rated it it was ok
It went on a bit too long.
Jenny Schwartzberg
rated it liked it
Apr 09, 2011
Nancy
rated it really liked it
Jul 14, 2014
Patria
rated it really liked it
Jan 30, 2011
Kelly Tucker
rated it liked it
Jul 02, 2009
Kaylynn
rated it really liked it
May 28, 2013
Sandy
added it
Feb 03, 2011
KU2
added it
May 07, 2014
Phillipina
marked it as to-read
Jun 25, 2014
Hope Szabo
marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2014
k
added it
Nov 15, 2014
Lizabeth Tucker
marked it as to-read
Mar 05, 2016
Blue Falcon
marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2017
Delacey
marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

Regency Duo (2 books)
  • Dauntry's Dilemma (Regency Duo, #2)

Share This Book