The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast are ready to school you on that most famous of Regency careers for ladies, the governess. They talk about governess stories they love, from JANE EYRE to more modern romances, and also discuss their own teaching experiences! (You’ll notice none of them are still teachers, which suggests what kind of teachers they were…) Then Kate interviews author Julia Kelly, who has a new trilogy of Regency romances: THE GOVERNESS WAS WICKED, THE GOVERNESS WAS WANTON, and THE GOVERNESS WAS WILD. You’ll want to devour them all! Finally, don’t miss a Kate-and-Lauren showdown of Regency slang, moderated by Abby. Are YOU a “wagtail” or an “amuser”?
The Governess Was WickedJulia Kelly
This delightfully charming and saucy Regency era romance, is first in the Governess series in which three best friends are employed as governesses for different families, and all find themselves wanting something they can’t have. Elizabeth Porter is quite happy with her position as the governess for two sneaky-yet-sweet girls when she notices that they have a penchant for falling ill and needing the dashing and handsome Doctor Edward Fellows Even Elizabeth can’t help but notice Edward’s bewitching bedside manner...
The Governess Was WantonJulia Kelly
Mary Woodward, a young veteran governess, has one job: guiding a young debutante through her first season in high society. And up until now, keeping her focus and avoiding temptation has been easy. But never before has the father of her young charge been as devilishly handsome as the single, wealthy Earl of Asten.... Convinced to risk it all, Mary let's herself enjoy one night of magic at a masked ball in Asten's arms, but will they both regret everything when the Earl learns her true identity?
Governess Was WildJulia Kelly
Travel through the English countryside in this third delightful historical Regency romance in the Governesses series by award-winning author Julia Kelly! The job of delivering the headstrong girl to the family’s isolated Yorkshire estate naturally falls to her governess, Jane Ephram. It should be an easy task, but with the wild Lady Margaret, nothing ever goes according to plan. When Jane finds Lady Margaret’s inn room empty and the charming Sir Nicholas Hollings’s horse missing one morning, she must embark on an adventure of her own with the devilishly handsome baron.