The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall, #1)



The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall, #1) Cornwall was in her blood, and Delia feared she d never escape its hold.Cornwall, England, 1811Blamed for her husband s death, Cordelia Greythorne fled Cornwall and accepted a governess position to begin a new life Years later her employer s unexpected death and his last request to watch over his five children force her to reevaluate She can t abandon the children now that they ve lost both parents, but their new guardian lives at the timeworn Penwythe Hallback on the Cornish coast she tries desperately to forget.Jac Trethewey is determined to revive Penwythe Hall s once flourishing apple orchards, and he ll stop at nothing to see his struggling estate profitable again He hasn t heard from his brother in years, so when his nieces, nephews, and their governess arrive unannounced at Penwythe Hall, he battles both grief of this brother s death and bewilderment over this sudden responsibility Jac s priorities shift as the children take up residence in the ancient halls, but their secretive governess and the mystery shrouding her past proves to be a disruption to his carefully laid plans.Rich with family secrets, lingering danger, and the captivating allure of new love, this first book in the Cornwall Novels series introduces us to the Twethewey family and their search for peace, justice, and love on the Cornish coast. New Read The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall, #1) [ author ] Sarah E. Ladd [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall, #1)
  • Sarah E. Ladd
  • 18 June 2018
  • 0785223169

8 thoughts on “The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall, #1)

  1. Beth says:

    In The Governess of Penwythe Hall, Ladd s trademark handling of setting, characters, and romance are back in full force The harsh landscape of Cornwall comes to life, complete with its dramatic coastline and the seemingly endless moors This is just the place that widow and governess Delia Greythorne is forced back to after the death of her employer Cornwall, a place of heartache for her, might hold the keys to moving on with her life, if she can combat dangers arising from her past.After a sl In The Governess of Penwythe Hall, Ladd s trademark handling of setting, characters, and romance are back in full force The harsh landscape of Cornwall comes to life, complete with its dramatic coastline and the seemingly endless moors This is just the place that widow and governess Delia Greythorne is forced back to after the death of her employer Cornwall, a place of heartache for her, might hold the keys to moving on with her life, if she can combat dangers arising from her past.After a slow start, it was ha...

  2. Staci says:

    Lovely My new favorite Ladd novel.In The Governess of Penwythe Hall, readers are taken to a new location during the Regency time period Cornwall There is the feel of the nearby seashore in the pages of this novel.Widowed Delia Greythorne takes a position as a governess as the best option available She comes to love the children and build a life with them Her prior family is lurking in the shadows with ill intent.This novel has romance, mystery, vivid imagery and lovely writing.My gratitude Lovely My new favorite Ladd novel.In The Governess of Penwythe Hall, readers are taken to a new location during the Regency time period Cornwall There is the feel of the nearby seashore in the pages of this novel.Widowed Delia Greythorne takes a position as a governess as the best option available She comes to love the children and build a life with them Her prior family is lurking in the shadows with ill intent.This no...

  3. Sarah Sundin says:

    Set on the dramatic Cornish coast, The Governess of Penwythe Hall isthan a Regency governess story Danger Secrets Smugglers The combination of romance and intrigue makes for a fun tale, and once again Sarah Ladd shows the effect ...

  4. Sarah Grace Grzy says:

    This has made me supremely happy and was just what I needed Also, that Pride and Prejudice esque ending had me smiling muchly This is the first book I have read by Sarah E Ladd, so I had no idea what to expect I was blown away First I fell in love with Ladd s effortless writing style While not being overly wordy, it was poetically beautiful and fit the time period perfectly Same with the dialogue So often the dialogue in historical books can sound too modern, but this author does a beaut This has made me supremely happy and was just what I needed Also, that Pride and Prejudice esque ending had me smiling muchly This is the first book I have read by Sarah E Ladd, so I had no idea what to expect I was blown away First I fell in love with Ladd s effortless writing style While not being overly wordy, it was poetically beautiful and fit the time period perfectly Same with the dialogue So often the dialogue in historical books can sound too modern, but this author does a beautiful job making the characters actually sound like they re living in the time period the book is set in Secondly, the characters I fell in love with them too Delia is such a tenderhearted and selfless character, yet she still wrestles with her own demons from the past I found myself relating to her a lot Jac is an equally fabulous character and the perfect counter...

  5. OLT says:

    Vine was low in historical fiction ARCs for me to choose from so I wandered over to the Christian book category Here it was, a Sarah Ladd HR I ve read Ladd s books before I felt neutral about them so I thought to give this one a try.What do we have here Well, about a gazillion overused tropes and nothing unusual except for the hero s plan to make his estate solvent with the development of an apple orchard and purchase of an apple press That was new to me And that also made for a lovVine was low in historical fiction ARCs for me to choose from so I wandered over to the Christian book category Here it was, a Sarah Ladd HR I ve read Ladd s books before I felt neutral about them so I thought to give this one a try.What do we have here Well, about a gazillion overused tropes and nothing unusual except for the hero s plan to make his estate solvent with the development of an apple orchard and purchase of an apple press That was new to me And that also made for a lovely book cover, with apple trees in bloom and a pretty woman in a flowing gauzy dress.As for the story 1 This takes place in Cornwall There are smugglers What a surprise 2 There is a lovely widow with a past who has fled Cornwall and that ...

  6. Kelly Tyree says:

    The Governess of Penwythe Hall is a beautifully written book about starting over It focuses on a governess, Cordelia Delia Greythorne, who is governess to children that she has come to love When the children s father dies, he makes her promise to go with the children as they go to live with his brother and be their governess there Delia moves with the children to Penwythe Hall to live with an uncle that they barely know Jac Trethewey is surprised when he learns the brother that he quarrele The Governess of Penwythe Hall is a beautifully written book about starting over It focuses on a governess, Cordelia Delia Greythorne, who is governess to children that she has come to love When the children s father dies, he makes her promise to go with the children as they go to live with his brother and be their governess there Delia moves with the children to Penwythe Hall to live with an uncle that they barely know Jac Trethewey is surprised when he learns the brother that he quarreled with has died and that he has left his children to his care Jac is busy trying to get the orchard to make a profit at Penwythe Hall He relies on Delia to help him get to know the children and to be the guardian that they need But while getting to know the children, he also gets to know the beautiful Delia He sees so much in her that he likes and he begins to have feelings for her But Delia is ru...

  7. Lilian says:

    The Governess of Penwythe Hall was seriously such a delight to read The beautiful cover piqued my curiosity at the very start, so I decided to pick it up and I m thrilled to say that I enjoyed every minute of reading Let s start off with the characters Sarah E Ladd crafts some really beautifully written characters I related to and sympathized with Cordelia Delia right from the start, and Jac wasn t too far behind after that I have to say Jac Twethewey is one of my favorite male characters The Governess of Penwythe Hall was seriously such a delight to read The beautiful cover piqued my curiosity at the very start, so I decided to pick it up and I m thrilled to say that I enjoyed every minute of reading Let s start off with the characters Sarah E Ladd crafts some really beautifully written characters I related to and sympathized with Cordelia Delia right from the start, and Jac wasn t too far behind after that I have to say Jac Twethewey is one of my favorite male characters now because of how realistic he is as a human, but also because of his admirable traits and qualities Each of the children that Delia care for are really sweet in their own ways, and I adored watching Jac love upon them right from the start I also found Delia s brother, Horace, an extremely intriguing character and I m looking forward to hi...

  8. Shantelle says:

    Lovely I ve read by Sarah E Ladd before, and just had to pick up her latest novel because of the gorgeous cover I m happy to say that the story did not disappoint Book One in the CORNWALL series, The Governess of Penwythe Hall pulls us into early 1800s, England, and Cordelia Graythorne s life I love stories set during the Regency era, and this one was well done It s centered around a governess with a troubled past and a handful of dear, orphaned children, which I came to love Plus Jac, wh Lovely I ve read by Sarah E Ladd before, and just had to pick up her latest novel because of the gorgeous cover I m happy to say that the story did not disappoint Book One in the CORNWALL series, The Governess of Penwythe Hall pulls us into early 1800s, England, and Cordelia Graythorne s life I love stories set during the Regency era, and this one was well done It s centered around a governess with a troubled past and a handful of dear, orphaned children, which I came to love Plus Jac, who is quite nice, as well winks and smiles It has a good amount of mystery suspense, a warm faith theme, and sweet romance This book definitely wasn t heavy on the romance and didn t have any steamy romance scenes which is always a breath of fresh air I love a good romance, but it has to be done right Sarah E Ladd unfolded this love story quite charmingly.Overall, The Governess of Penwythe Hall is about family, faith, and finding freedom from dark pasts It was enjoyable to read For fa...

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