The Governess and the Guardian

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Governess Catherine Brawley delivers her recently orphaned charges to their uncle, the Earl of Firthley, and discovers the earl, who was seriously wounded in the Charge of the Light Brigade, has buried himself in his country home, having withdrawn from life except for the company of his wounded companions from the Crimean War. Catherine has planned to quit her job and pursue a life of her own, but first she vows to make the earl accept and love his niece and nephew. By pushing her way into his darkened sanctuary she forces him to become aware of the children's need for family, and their need makes him aware of his own. But a man needs a woman to build a proper family and the feisty, red-haired governess soon seems a likely candidate. Will secrets from Catherine's past keep them from building that family?
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About the author

After a career as a research technician in food science, Sarah Winn embraced her true love, writing. She joined Romance Writers of America and her local chapter, Heart of Carolina Romance Writers in 1993. She stumbled into electronic publishing back in 1998 after entering a contest she saw advertised at the national conference of RWA. Sticking with this market, she’s experienced its amazing growth. She won the EPIC Award in 2003 for the best electronically published historical romance and was a finalist in the historical erotic romance category in 2007. Her second Victorian, A Countess of Convenience, a recent bestseller for Whiskey Creek Press, is her eleventh novel. You can read more about Sarah and her work at www.Sarahwinn.com.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Nov 1, 2014
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9781633556324
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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