Robert Hired to teach the budding genius Patience Woods, Amanda finds herself drawn to her students older half-brother. When the attraction proves to be mutual, they embark on a scorching affair. Caroline The last thing Amanda expected when Robert's sister caught her having an affair with her brother was a demand to teach her how to enjoy being with a man. How on earth is she supposed to teach her something like that? Being a governess, Amanda decides to try and find a way, with surprisingly steamy results. Tug of War Caroline and Robert have both laid claim to Amanda and they're wearing her out with their demands. Who will win this sexual battle of wills? Charlotte Things are shaken up in the Woods household when Mr. Woods proposes sending Patience to school. With her pupil out of the house, Amanda won't have a purpose there. Caroline and Robert are desperate to keep her there but someone else has their eyes on a different prize. Mrs. Woods wants to keep Patience home and will do anything she can to enlist Amanda's help. Can Amanda add another dance partner? What happens then?
A lady turned governess… A life-changing proposal! When Lady Alexandra Mannerly last saw Malcolm Gordston, he was a poor crofter’s son—someone a sheltered duke’s daughter would never be allowed to marry. But scandal has rocked her arrogant family, and Alex now leads a quiet life as a governess in Paris—where she meets Malcolm again! Now he’s a wealthy, powerful department store owner…and determined to make her his bride! Debutantes in Paris miniseries Book 1 — Secrets of a Wallflower Book 2 — The Governess’s Convenient Marriage Book 3 — coming soon “McCabe strikes the perfect note of sweet adventure and pure romance in her newest trilogy … a delightful read” — RT Book Reviews on Secrets of a Wallflower “The author did not disappoint as she allowed me to travel back in time to a city I would love to visit ... I enjoyed every minute of the book” — Goodreads on Secrets of a Wallflower
First Among Equals is an exciting political drama, by master storyteller, Jeffrey Archer. In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions and upheavals of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all. But only one man can gain the ultimate goal - the office of Prime Minister . . . 'We haven't had a better novel about Parliament since Anthony Trollope' Scotsman 'Another example of the author's mastery of the pure art of storytelling' Daily Telegraph
Published in 1749, the story of Mrs. Teachum and the nine pupils who make up her “little female academy” is widely recognized as the first full-length novel for children, and the first to be aimed specifically at girls. The daily experiences of Mrs. Teachum’s charges are interwoven with fables and fairy tales illustrating the book’s underlying principles, which draw on contemporary theories of education and virtue. As central to the history of the novel as it is to the development of children’s literature, The Governess is a pioneering work by one of the eighteenth century’s most respected women writers. This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction that places The Governess in its cultural and literary context; appendices include examples of eighteenth-century educational literature and selections from Fielding’s correspondence.
Two girls from different social and economic backgrounds meet one day in first grade. Sarah Stewart feels very ordinary beside Amanda Wharton. Amanda is the new kid at school, and she looks like a porcelain doll. There is something about her that Sarah finds enchanting, and, despite their differences, the two young girls become best of friends. As they grow up, their connection does not fade. Nothing can come between them as they traverse the unfamiliar grounds of puberty, dating, and high school, sharing each other’s secrets, dreams, and far-off desires. But their relationship is not only about laughter; their young lives are fraught with difficulty, broken dreams, and even death. An unexpected tragedy occurs, and the best friends are forced to wander divergent paths. Yet, across the vast distances and long years, they remain close ... all the way to life’s end. About Amanda offers a look into the lives of two very different women, linked together by a chance meeting as children. For the entirety of their lives, they depend on each other, knowing that friendship and love are the most important things in the world.
His Mistletoe Marchioness - Georgie LeeWhen widowed Lady Clara Kingston discovers that Lord Delamare is a guest at the same Christmas house party, her first instinct is to run! Six years ago, Hugh broke her foolish heart. Dare she believe he's truly reformed as a rake? She's secretly thrilled every time he looks her way, but she'll have to trust him if she's to reclaim his kiss underneath the mistletoe...The Governess's Convenient Marriage - Amanda McCabeWhen Lady Alexandra Mannerly last saw Malcolm Gordston, he was a poor crofter's son - someone a sheltered duke's daughter would never be allowed to marry. But scandal has rocked her arrogant family, and Alex now leads a quiet life as a governess in Paris - where she meets Malcolm again! Now he's a wealthy, powerful department store owner and he's determined to make her his bride!
Winnie Sinclair can't explain how she ended up in an Oklahoma thunderstorm making wild love to Paul Weathers, her ex-husband's divorce attorney, a.k.a "The Barracuda Lawyer". And she certainly can't explain how that same storm swept her back to 1896 Indian Territory or why the "barracuda lawyer" now believes he's a U.S. Marshal. The man still looks like Paul, but gone are the three-piece suits and the expensive haircut, replaced by a pair of Remingtons and a Stetson. Two men, one body, one woman...and no one understands the meaning of the word "compromise". AWARDS: 4 ½ Stars, Top Pick! ~Romantic Times Book Review 4 ½ Stars! ~ Affaire de Coeur 5 Gold Stars! ~Heartland Critiques Five Bells! ~Bell, Book and Candle Bookstore REVIEWS: "Clever... original... thoughtful, quick-witted..." ~Publishers Weekly "Sassy, snappy, sexy... the genre's newest star." ~Jill Smith, Romantic Times Book Review "Wildly funny, romantic and totally ingenious!" ~The Literary Times "Totally original... incomparable. Creativity, thy name is Deb Stover!" ~Heartland Critiques " A hotter-than-a-pistol story you have to read to believe!" ~Donita Lawrence, Bell, Book and Candle Bookstore "Scintillatingly superb..." ~Affaire de Coeur OTHER TIME-TRAVEL/PARANORMAL TITLES by Deb Stover Some Like It Hotter Citizen Daisy Mulligan Stew - The Mulligans, Book 1 Mulligan Magic – The Mulligans, Book 2