Nine Coaches Waiting
Linda Martin understands what is to be lonely: her parents died when she was young, and she was raised in an orphanage. When she is hired as a governess to the orphaned young Philippe, Comte de Valmy, Linda finds a kindred spirit in the lonely little boy. But Philippe is the heir to a vast estate... show more
Linda Martin understands what is to be lonely: her parents died when she was young, and she was raised in an orphanage. When she is hired as a governess to the orphaned young Philippe, Comte de Valmy, Linda finds a kindred spirit in the lonely little boy. But Philippe is the heir to a vast estate in Savoy, and his dangerously handsome uncle may be willing to kill to ensure that Philippe never inherits it.
Publish date: 2011-02-01
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 455
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Romantic Suspense
I know, I know, that post title could apply to basically every single gothic romance ever. In fact, as Linda Hilton knows, as I actually cribbed the title from an essay she discusses in this post (which is well worth reading, so you should read it!). Nine Coaches Waiting centers around Linda Marti...
Second to last book read for Halloween Bingo! One more book to go. I'll have a review out for this book at some point.... But right now, all I can think to say is that, while the beginning was hard to get into, the book picked up with signs of danger started surfacing. I wasn't entirely in like...
Read to fill the “Romantic Suspense” square of my 2017 Halloween Bingo card.This Bingo was a great excuse to revisit an old favourite, which only been slight worn by the passage of time. It is very much a gothic romance, with the heroine having the usual attributes—she is an orphan, she needs to pay...
Nine Coaches Waiting is Stewart’s fourth book, published in 1958 and which is set contemporary to its publication date. I’ve read it a couple of times already and have always had mixed feelings about parts of the plot and characterization. SURPRISE, I still feel that way! I also want to say right aw...
This old novel, published in 1958, is one of the classics of the romantic suspense genre, like many other novels by this author. Mixing a bit of thriller, a bit of romance, and recurring allusions to Jane Eyre, this tale is set in the south of France. The heroine is spunky and naive, very much a Mar...
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