The Tutor's Daughter
Award-Winning Regency Romance from Bestselling Author Julie KlassenEmma Smallwood, determined to help her widowed father regain his spirits when his academy fails, agrees to travel with him to the distant Cornwall coast, to the cliff-top manor of a baronet and his four sons. But after they arrive... show more
Award-Winning Regency Romance from Bestselling Author Julie KlassenEmma Smallwood, determined to help her widowed father regain his spirits when his academy fails, agrees to travel with him to the distant Cornwall coast, to the cliff-top manor of a baronet and his four sons. But after they arrive and begin teaching the younger boys, mysterious things begin to happen and danger mounts. Who does Emma hear playing the pianoforte, only to find the music room empty? Who sneaks into her room at night? Who rips a page from her journal, only to return it with a chilling illustration?The baronet's older sons, Phillip and Henry, wrestle with problems--and secrets--of their own. They both remember Emma Smallwood from their days at her father's academy. She had been an awkward, studious girl. But now one of them finds himself unexpectedly drawn to her.When the suspicious acts escalate, can the clever tutor's daughter figure out which brother to blame...and which brother to trust with her heart?
Publish date: January 1st 2013
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Pages no: 412
Edition language: English
I've been in the mood for historical romances lately and I'm not sure why, but it has helped me finally read quite a few books that have been on my Kindle for a long time. I really enjoyed this one. The Tutor's Daughter is a Christian Regency romance with a bit of Jane Eyre (the large mysterious hou...
PHILIP AND HENRY?PHILIP AND HENRY?The two most perfect names in the world. I must read this. I MUST.
When Emma accompanies her father to a cliff-top manor to tutor two young students, she discovers that the boys’ family have been hiding secrets, some which may be dangerous for her to know.God in heaven. The tide was on its way in. And with the wind rising and a storm brewing… it was far from save...
I thought this was enjoyable to read. It reminded me a lot of Jayne Eyre (sans an eccentric Mr Rochester) as it had a lot of similar qualities in the book. It certainly does have a Gothic element to it which adds more to the mystery and gives the story a bit of a dark theme to it. Emma is quite a lo...
It is 1816, and Emma Smallwood accompanies her father to Ebbington Manor in Cornwall, where he is to act as tutor for a year for Sir Giles Weston's twin teenage sons, to prepare them for Oxford. Emma has fond memories of their brother, Phillip, attending Smallwood Academy, her father's small Devonsh...