In this Jane Austen style sweet romance, a foundling girl, Emma Carrington, was raised and sent to work as a servant girl for The Countess of Holmeshire. The widowed and unconventional Countess chose her as her companion and sent her off for finishing. She was dragged along into snobbish, aristocratic Victorian society where she received a cold reception by some at tea and dinners if she was allowed to accompany her mistress at all. Emma had eyes for the young Earl of Holmeshire, but he was engaged by arrangement to a lovely London lady, Genevieve, and Emma was out of his class
. Humorous tribulations attend a banned romance of servants downstairs as we follow Emma and the Holmeshires from a stone fortress to a Victorian village and then into fabulous London mansions. Men in tatters follow Emma and strange gentlemen spy on Genevieve. Answers to this mystery unfold at a Midsummer Night’s Dream Ball. Readers express great surprise at the revelation of the last few pages!
THE COMPANION OF LADY HOLMESHIRE by Debra Brown is an interesting Victorian historical fiction. Written with intrigue,mystery,secrets,suspense around every corner. From a commoner to a princess will little,”Emma” learn her true identity before it is too late and gain her true birthright. The grieve injustice,the power of love,friendship,and family will have you turning pages. A powerful story written with vivid descriptions and characters that not only capture your heart but who will have you on the edge of your seat as you journey with them through the ballrooms of Victorian England. Miss Emma Carrington,a companion to the Countess of Holmeshire and the Earl of Holmeshire will learn new revelations are to be found,and love to cherish. From genteel Victorian society to ballrooms of London makes this a must read. It is at the end of this amazing story that all the facts,drama and secrets are revealed. You will be amazed as you see the secrets unfold in “The Companion of Lady Holmeshire” and find out who all the players really are and why so many secrets and lies. An amazing story! Anyone who enjoys historical,romance,Victorian England,and Jane Austen type story will enjoy this story. Received as a prize from the author. Details can be found at World Castle Publishing,the author’s website,and My Book Addiction and More.
HEAT RATING:Sweet: No sex or scenes of physical intimacy except some kissing. No graphic violence or profanity.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction and More