The Governess Affair (The Brothers Sinister)
The start of a critically acclaimed historical romance series by New York Times bestselling author Courtney Milan... Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man... show more
The start of a critically acclaimed historical romance series by New York Times bestselling author Courtney Milan... Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man of a duke. When he's ordered to get rid of a pestering governess by fair means or foul, it's just another day at work. But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. She won't let anyone stop her--not even the man that all of London fears. They might call Hugo Marshall the Wolf of Clermont, but even wolves can be brought to heel...
Publish date: September 10th 2013
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Short Stories
, Regency Romance
Series: Brothers Sinister (#0.5)
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan Brothers Sinister #0.5 (prequel novella) She will not give up… Three months ago, governess Serena Barton was let go from her position. Unable to find new work, she’s demanding compensation from the man who got her sacked: a petty, selfish, swinish duke. ...
Same great prose, characters, and sex as the novel length Brothers Sinister works, but a bit short on plot for my tastes. This story takes place decades before the first novel, but is really best read after the second novel.
***eBook available for free on Amazon*** The Duke of Clermont sics his man of business on a governess to whom he apparently promised employ and is now sitting (every day, all day) on the park bench on front of the Duke's London home, demanding compensation for "breach of contract". But not all is a...
This was an enjoyable read about the working class Hugo Marshall and Serena Barton. Since it was a novella, the courtship was short (about a week between meeting and marrying), and at times I didn't buy into the love aspect so much as that I thought if was more lust and friendship. However, there wa...
31/1 - Half my GR friends gave this two stars, the other half gave it four and I'm with them. I understood (but didn't enjoy, just to make it clear) the way Serena's rape was handled. It seemed pretty realistic to what would have actually happened, except it was happening to an out of the ordinary w...
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