About The Last Eligible Bachelor
A ruse can only last so long…
Tillie Sherbrooke was born a lady, but lost her place in society by her father’s folly. Quiet, resourceful, and loyal, she now makes the perfect lady’s maid for her mistress Sophia. When Sophia’s parents give her no choice but to travel across England to be matched with a mysterious young bachelor, Mr. Hill, she has no interest, especially since there are several other ladies vying for him. Who better to send in her place than Tillie? What gentleman would notice a maid, even one disguised as a lady? So when Sophia asks this favor of Tillie, or rather—threatens her into it, Tillie must rely on her past, the life of a proper lady, if she hopes to keep her position at Sedgwick Manor.
Disguised as her mistress, Tillie takes a coach across the country to a new place, one both unfamiliar and frightening. With so much at stake, she does all she can to stay quiet and invisible. But when she inadvertently catches Mr. Hill’s attention, she realizes she may have more to lose than her livelihood. She may very well lose her heart.
The Last Eligible Bachelor is a sweet/clean regency romance stand-alone novel, book three in the Seasons of Change series.
Other books in the series include:
Book 1: The Road Through Rushbury by Martha Keyes
Book 2: A Forgiving Heart by Kasey Stockton
Book 3: The Last Eligible Bachelor by Ashtyn Newbold
Book 4: A Well-Trained Lady by Jess Heileman
Book 5: The Cottage by Coniston by Deborah M. Hathaway
Book 6: A Haunting at Havenwood by Sally Britton
Book 7: His Disinclined Bride by Jennie Goutet
Oh. My. Goodness. This book by Ashtyn Newbold is one you need to pick up! I would have never thought of a plot kind of like The Bachelor set in Regency times. But that is what this book is. And it’s the best!
The main female character of this one is Tillie. But for most of the book she’s known as Sophia. I had to laugh when the young lady that Tillie is a lady’s maid for insisted she go to a house party in her place. The sneaky girl figured out a way for her to be elsewhere. And to have Tillie pretend to be her, but not well enough to have the gentleman there fall in love.
But Tillie is constantly getting herself into trouble. In her first two minutes at the house party, she manages to spill tea and tarts all over the floor and the gentleman in question. And make herself, well Sophia really, look like a fool. This scene was hilarious! And she’s constantly doing things like this.
I really liked Mr Hill. It takes just the right kind of gentleman to overlook the beauty and grace of the other 5 girls and focus on Tillie, even though she tries to avoid him. The scenes with these two together were my favorite scenes in this book.
If you like Regency romance, you really should grab this one right away!
I was sent an e-copy of The Last Eligible Bachelor as a gift from the author. All opinions are my own.
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