EBOOK DOWNLOAD [Gift Wrapped Governess] AUTHOR Sophia James


Gift Wrapped GovernessWith his kisses his compromises her reputation managing to get her thrown out into a storm before Christmas He runs off gallantly after her but HE DOESN T REALLY TAKE NO doesn t really take no any of her protestations seriously which was my major problem with this story I don t like a hero who takes no to mean yes even when he has the best of intentions like a hero who takes no to mean yes even when he has the best of intentions his heroine She is her own person after all and deserves to have a "say in her future I think the truncated nature of the novella hurts this story because everything happens so fast that "in her future I think the truncated nature of the novella hurts this story because everything happens so fast that s hard to feel the love that both main characters proclaimDuchess by Christmas Marguerite Kaye The best of the bunch by a far margin though not without some niggles The heroine and the hero are childhood friends who grew p together heroine as the steward s daughter hero as the heir to a ducal estate When her father died her family moved away and the pair lost touch 12 years later the hero contacts the heroine and asks for her help to select an appropriate bride one who will be a good mother to his future children His own childhood was abject misery and he s determined that his children when have than he did The heroine with her 3 half siblings present the perfect ready made family of distant cousins on which to try out the potential brides Meanwhile the hero and the heroine are reconnecting and remembering their childhood friendship along with a very adult attraction that has now sprung p between them and each agonize over their attraction given that he is supposed to be choosing a different brid. To stay well beyond Christmas DayGoverness to Christmas Bride by Annie BurrowsLord Chepstow hasn't seen Honeysuckle Miller since she was a plain awkward schoolgirl Now she's not so plain and is looking after the host's children at a lavish Christmas house party And the last thing Lord Chepstow expected to want on his Christmas list

SUMMARY Gift Wrapped Governess

Ridiculous instant love short stories but great fun Enjoyable fluff to get romance readers in the mood for Christmas I don t have much else to say besides I enjoyed it some of the thoughtsthemes were interesting but when 3 stories
SHARE THE SPACE ONE NOVEL WOULD 
the space one novel would take p there s not all that much room for surprises That s part of the charm though simple plots that would be stretched thin in a longer book but that were enjoyable in shorter stories Christmas at Blackhaven Castle Sophia James Lawd but this story was terrible Not only was it shallow and silly but what exactly was "the point of setting it in the 1810s If you re not going "point of setting it in the 1810s If you re not going play within the societal bounds of your chosen time period then why choose it at allThat was bad enough but this story contained a lot of my suicks including a major power imbalance and a creepy age difference The heroine spends half the story thinking that the hero was once her mother s lover and the other half wanting him to be her lover Ugh gross That plus the employeremployee power differential was too much Do not wantGoverness to Christmas Bride Annie Burrows Ms Burrows is one of my auto read authors and for the most part I really enjoyed this story The hero and heroine had known each other since they were children the heroine is the hero s sister s had known each other since they were children the heroine is the hero s sister s though they hadn t always gotten along The heroine is very prickly for good reason mind and for some reason this time the hero is turned on by it instead of off He takes advantage of her position as the household governess and. Christmas at Blackhaven Castle by Sophia JamesIn disguise penniless Lady Seraphina Moreton seeks sanctuary at the Duke of Blackhaven's castle just days before Christmas Trey swore never again to be beguiled by a beautiful face but as governess Seraphina gets close to his nruly motherless children he wants the festive joy she brings. EThis story definitely had the most developed characters both main and supporting cast and it was the most entertaining to read The children were adorable the potential brides each had distinct personalities and weren t all horrible harpies to the children or the heroine who was posing as her siblings governess I like it when characters have some depth and "shades of gray to themThe ending is predictable but sweet I thought the sex scene was extraneous and actually "of gray to themThe ending is predictable but sweet I thought the sex scene was extraneous and actually the romance with lust and made it seem like they had to marry even though that and made it seem like they had to marry even though that not how it played out in the end I m glad there was not Grand Romantic Gesture though the dialogue during the marriage proposal scene was a bit OTTEither way it was a very pleasant way to spend Christmas afternoon and I m always happy to add another story by Ms Kaye to my read pile Good stories In the first I liked the way that Trey immediately saw that Seraphina was in need of his help It didn t take him long to fall for her In the second I wasn t very impressed with Lord Chepstow He was too heedless of how his actions affected others though he was getting better by the end of the story In the third the Duke was pretty cold blooded in the way he was searching for a bride I did like the way that he treated the children and that he soon saw that he wouldn t be happy with anyone except Regan Gift Wrapped Governesses contains three long short stories all with a Christmas and Regency romantic themeThese are easy reads and would make an ideal seasonal gift for fans of the genre. S the prim governessDuchess by Christmas by Marguerite KayeMasuerading as a governess to help the brooding Duke of Blair find a wife is not how Regan Stuart expected to spend Christmas Then he steals an nexpected kiss endangering Regan's heartunless Gabriel can see beyond her dowdy costume and realize she's his perfect Christmas bri. .