A Historical Regency Romance Book
STORY-LINE FOR A GOVERNESS FOR THE BROODING DUKE BY BRIDGET BARTON:
In A Governess For The Brooding Duke by author Bridget Barton, we find gently born and raised Georgette Darrington. Georgette’s world has turned up side down on the death of her father, a man who never cared for her. Left with nothing, not even a roof over her head and with no marriage prospects due to her penniless state, she must find employment immediately. Applying for a Governess position, Georgette finds herself in the employment of the Duke of Draycott, Hamilton Whitehall. Nothings as it seems at first glance; for the two small twins girls are mistreated and bullied by the nursemaid, mistreated by housekeeper, and ignored by their Uncle. Sad and lonely, they latch onto Georgette.
Spending her days with the small girls, Georgette comes to love them dearly and knows she must find a way to show the Duke the error of his ways. He must take control of his household, and care for these two precious children. As refined, once wealthy, Georgette, struggles to find a place for herself as a lowly governess, contend with the spiteful scheming of the nurse and housekeeper; she learns the tragic love story of the children’s parents and the Duke’s part in the drama.