Lady Sarah's Redemption

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When spoiled heiress, Lady Sarah, assumes the identity of a drowned governess to avoid marriage, her deception leads her into a world of extreme danger - and love.

For Sarah is not the only one to harbour a secret. Her charismatic employer, the father of her new, difficult adolescent charge, Caro, is hiding a dark past while Sarah's deceit plays into the hands of an unlikely adversary. More

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About Beverley Eikli

Beverley Eikli is the author of eight historical romances published by Pan Macmillan Momentum, Robert Hale, Ellora's Cave and Total-e-Bound. Recently she won UK Women's Fiction publisher Choc-Lit's Search for an Australian Star competition with her suspenseful, Regency espionage Romance The Reluctant Bride.
 
She's been shortlisted twice for a Romance Readers of Australia Award in the Favourite Historical category — in 2011 for  A Little Deception, and in 2012 for her racy Regency Romp, Rake's Honour, written under her Beverley Oakley pseudonym.
 
Beverley wrote her first romance when she was seventeen. However, drowning the heroine on the last page was, she discovered, not in the spirit of the genre so her romance-writing career ground to a halt and she became a journalist.
 
After throwing in her job on South Australia's metropolitan daily The Advertiser to manage a luxury safari lodge in the Okavango Delta, in Botswana, Beverley discovered a new world of romance and adventure in a thatched cottage in the middle of a mopane forest with the handsome Norwegian bush pilot she met around a camp fire.
 
Eighteen years later, after exploring the world in the back of Cessna 404s and CASA 212s as an airborne geophysical survey operator during low-level sorties over the French Guyanese jungle and Greenland's ice cap, Beverley is back in Australia teaching in the Department of Professional Writing & Editing at Victoria University, as well as teaching Short Courses for the Centre of Adult Education and Macedon Ranges Further Education.

Her racy, Regency romp (erotic Regency Romantic Comedy) Rake's Honour has just earned a RomCon Readers' Award. Six randomly assigned judges awarded it at least 8 out of 10 over 120 questions. Rake's Honour was also shortlisted for an Australian Romance Reader's Award in 2012.

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Lady Sarah's Redemption
A spoiled heiress assumes the identity of a drowned governess and discovers her deception has dangerous consequences.

Just released: The Reluctant Bride
The death of Emily's supposedly loving fiancé, Jack, forces her to marry scarred and taciturn Major Angus McCartney. Unfortunately, long before the brave and honourable war hero had any hope of marrying the unobtainable Emily, he'd told her a lie to lessen the pain surrounding her ignoble fiance's death. A lie which returns to haunt Angus after Emily becomes his reluctant bride.

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Review by: John Whelan on Dec. 16, 2013 : star star
The first half of the book is fine then it drifts as the characters no longer behave as Regency characters could be expected to. A little melodramatic towards the end.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Q Wright on Sep. 07, 2012 : star star star star
Lady Sarah is a spoiled young lady who must have everything go her way. After denying her father's wish to marry her cousin, she fakes her death and becomes a governess. This novel was sweet w a touch of hope. A little slow to start but a great read.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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