- Book description from Amazon.com : A baby girl was found in a basket on Squire Carrington's doorstep. She was raised and sent to work as a servant girl for The Countess of Holmeshire. The widowed and unconventional Countess chose Miss Emma Carrington as a companion and sent her off for finishing with the goal of dragging her along into genteel Victorian society. What sort of reception would she have at tea and dinners? The young Earl of Holmeshire was engaged by arrangement to a lovely London lady, but their relationship was difficult. Could they work it out? Even the tribulations and banned romances of the servants downstairs play into the story as we follow Emma from a stone fortress to a Victorian village and then into fabulous London mansions. Great surprises unfold at a Midsummer Night's Dream Ball which help to solve mysteries that have gradually developed. You are invited to predict the great revelation of the last few pages!
Thanks a lot to all the readers who entered the contest to win this novel on occasion of Debra Brown's guestpost. Of course, many thanks also to Debra for being my guest and offering the two copies of her book for this giveaway contest.
Ready to reveal the names of the two winners now!
1. The signed paperback copy of Debra's "The Companion of Lady Holmeshire" for US and Canada readers only has been won by fitzg from Canada.
2. The e-book version of the same book for readers from the rest of the world has been won by Carmen from Italy.
Congratulations to fitzg and Carmen and great success to Debra Brown with her blogging and her writing!
Congratulations to fitzg and Carmen!! :)
I'm thrilled! Many thanks to Debra and Maria Grazia. (This is so timely, as I'm about to prepare a "guest" blog on governesses and comapanions).
Congrats Fitzg! That's wonderful!
Thank you very much!!! I'm so happy! Thanks!!
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