The Governess of Highland Hall: a novel

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Worlds lie between the marketplaces of India and the halls of a magnificent country estate like Highland Hall. Will Julia be able to find her place when a governess is neither upstairs family nor downstairs help? Missionary Julia Foster loves working alongside her parents, ministering and caring for young girls in India. But when the family must return to England due to illness, she readily accepts the burden for her parents' financial support. Taking on a job at Highland Hall as governess, she quickly finds that teaching her four privileged, ill-mannered charges at a grand estate is more challenging than expected, and she isn't sure what to make of the estate's preoccupied master, Sir William Ramsey. Widowed and left to care for his two young children and his deceased cousin Randolph's two teenage girls, William is consumed with saving the estate from the financial ruin. The last thing he needs is any distraction coming from the kindhearted-yet-determined governess who seems to be quietly transforming his household with her persuasive personality, vibrant prayer life, and strong faith. While both are tending past wounds and guarding fragile secrets, Julia and William are determined to do what it takes to save their families--common ground that proves fertile for unexpected feelings. But will William choose Julia's steadfast heart and faith over the wealth and power he needs to secure Highland Hall's future?
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series Edwardian brides
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subject_facet Christian fiction
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction
Governesses -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Nobility -- England -- Fiction
Social classes -- England -- Fiction
Widowers -- Fiction
title_display The Governess of Highland Hall : a novel
title_full The Governess of Highland Hall : a novel / Carrie Turansky
The Governess of Highland Hall Edwardian Brides Series, Book 1
title_short The Governess of Highland Hall :
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topic_facet Christian Fiction
Family secrets
Fiction
Governesses
Historical Fiction
Literature
Nobility
Romance
Social classes
Social life and customs
Widowers