The Rise of Miss Notley

About the bookTo escape an undesirable match, Miss Notley must give up her riches for rags.

When Miss Coralynn Notley’s father barters her off to the first titled gentleman to come along, she realizes she must flee her home or be forced to wed a despicable man. Driven by desperation, she applies for the position of housekeeper at Tanglewood Manor, the home of the handsome Mr. Jonathan Ludlow.

The moment Jonathan sees Miss Notley, he is intrigued. She is far too young and inexperienced, yet there is something about her that that inspires a certain hope within him. Does he dare offer her the position of housekeeper or will doing so result in catastrophe? 

My review: I really enjoyed this book! I loved that it's a regency romance that doesn't feel like a stuffy regency romance, there's humor and fun, it's really amazing!

I really liked Cora, Miss Notley. She's a young woman who will not be pushed into a marriage she doesn't want by her parents, simply to elevate their family in society. So she runs away, and she really doesn't start out with a plan. But when she visits some family of a dear friend, she hears of a neighboring estate in need of a housekeeper. She decides she will be the housekeeper of Tanglewood.

I thought that it was pretty funny that the only reason she gets the job is that Mr. Ludlow, the owner of Tanglewood, liked that she was completely honest. Honest about her lack of skills. It was really quite comical just how many things she did wrong trying to learn how to be a good housekeeper. Way too many things go wrong...I really enjoyed reading this part. I have to admit that the errors kept me laughing and turning the page to see just how many more she would commit.

This is really a great book! Grab your own copy! 

I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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