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Countess Below Stairs (Reissue) (Paperback) (Eva Ibbotson)
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A delicious historical romance perfect for fans of Downton Abbey and Upstairs, DownstairsAfter the Russian Revolution turns her world topsy-turvy, Anna, a young Russian countess, has no choice but to flee to England. penniless, Anna hides her aristocratic background and takes a job as servant in the household of the esteemed Westerholme family, armed only with an outdated housekeeping manual and sheer determination. Desperate to keep her past a secret, Anna is nearly overwhelmed by her new duties--not to mention her instant attraction to Rupert, the handsome Earl of Westerholme. to make matters worse, Rupert appears to be falling for her as well. As their attraction grows stronger, Anna finds it more and more difficult to keep her most dearly held secrets from unraveling. And then there's the small matter of Rupert's beautiful and nasty fiancee. . . .
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Excellent and relaxing read...
SaraBella — 4 years ago
5 out of 5 stars
I picked up this book because one of my favorite authors listed this as one of her favorite reads. I was worried that the premise would be a bit unbelievable but surprisingly, that was not the case. It's well written, at times humorous and a lovely read. I'd recommend this for all girls and woman 12... see moreof SaraBella's review