Forced to drop out of an esteemed East Coast college after the sudden death of her parents, Jane Moore takes a nanny job at Thornfield Park, the estate of Nico Rathburn, a world-famous rock star on the brink of a huge comeback. Practical and independent, Jane reluctantly becomes entranced by her... show more
Forced to drop out of an esteemed East Coast college after the sudden death of her parents, Jane Moore takes a nanny job at Thornfield Park, the estate of Nico Rathburn, a world-famous rock star on the brink of a huge comeback. Practical and independent, Jane reluctantly becomes entranced by her magnetic and brooding employer and finds herself in the midst of a forbidden romance. But there's a mystery at Thornfield, and Jane's much-envied relationship with Nico is soon tested by an agonizing secret from his past. Torn between her feelings for Nico and his fateful secret, Jane must decide: Does being true to herself mean giving up on true love?An irresistible romance interwoven with a darkly engrossing mystery, this contemporary retelling of the beloved classic Jane Eyre promises to enchant a new generation of readers.
Publish date: October 11th 2010
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, New Adult
I GENUINELY CAN'T TELL IF THIS IS A GOOD OR A BAD BOOK BECAUSE IT'S A MODERN VERSION OF JANE EYRE AND THE MR. ROCHESTER CHARACTER IS BASED ON BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. I ENJOYED IT A LOT. A+++++ WOULD WANK FURIOUSLY AGAIN.
I guess my biggest issue with this was twofold. We'll start with the character of Nico Rathburn aka Edward Rochester. He's a douche. And immoral. And incredibly unlikable. And I'm not sorry because any guy who has a box of condoms in every room doesn't get my sympathy or respect or any more of my ti...
After Jane's parents die and the amount of money that she inherits is not nearly enough to keep her in college, Jane has to drop out and apply for a job as a nanny. She is 19 years old, and for her whole life she has felt like she does not quite belong - for her family she was the "less-than-welcome...
It helps a bit of you’ve read Jane Eyre. But even if you haven’t, this might peak your curiosity so you can actually get your hands on the original classic and read it! for those that have read Jane Eyre, it’s nice to compare between the two. I personally thought this was a great modern retelling of...