The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
Regency Romance and Mystery from Bestselling Author Julie KlassenPampered Margaret Macy flees London in disguise to escape pressure to marry a dishonorable man. With no money and nowhere else to go, she takes a position as a housemaid in the home of Nathaniel Upchurch, a suitor she once rejected... show more
Regency Romance and Mystery from Bestselling Author Julie KlassenPampered Margaret Macy flees London in disguise to escape pressure to marry a dishonorable man. With no money and nowhere else to go, she takes a position as a housemaid in the home of Nathaniel Upchurch, a suitor she once rejected in hopes of winning his dashing brother. Praying no one will recognize her, Margaret fumbles through the first real work of her life. If she can last until her next birthday, she will gain an inheritance from a spinster aunt--and sweet independence. But can she remain hidden as a servant even when prying eyes visit Fairbourne Hall? Observing both brothers as an "invisible" servant, Margaret learns she may have misjudged Nathaniel. Is it too late to rekindle his admiration? And when one of the family is nearly killed, Margaret alone discovers who was responsible. Should she come forward, even at the risk of her reputation and perhaps her life? And can she avoid an obvious trap meant to force her from hiding?On her journey from wellborn lady to servant to uncertain future, Margaret must learn to look past appearances and find the true meaning of "serve one another in love."
Publish date: January 1st 2012
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Pages no: 414
Edition language: English
A tale of a headstrong young lady of high standing who - when her freedom, inheritance and personal safety is under attack in her own home by her ghastly stepfather and his nephew - flees London in the hopes of escaping her past and her fears, disguised as a maid. Due to unlikely circumstances, she ...
Oh, I think I have found a new favorite author for Christian Historical Fiction! I went on the hunt for The Maid of Fairbourne Hall after Marie at Burton Book Review sang praises for this book in her review. I must say that I wasn't disappointed -- in fact, it was one of those times where I stayed u...
Set in 1815 England, this beautifully written story will captivate the heart of the reader from the very first page. Well researched and wonderfully detailed, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall will transport the reader back in a time where servants were never to be seen and barely ever thought of as a per...
I enjoyed this book. It was a good read and the characters were all very well done and likable. Although at first, I disliked Margaret. She wasn’t that likable in the beginning and acted more like a spoiled brat who took a lot of things for granted. However, Margaret also provided for the most devel...