In the "Education of Mrs. Brimley" we find desperate run-away Emma Featherstone fleeing from a wicked uncle bent on selling her to a rich husband or brothel, whichever pays better.
She runs to the Pettibone school for girls, and lands a job as their new teacher after inventing a dead husband and credible references so she could fullfill the requirements of widow for the application.
Once she arrives she finds that she is to teach mroe than literature and poetry, she's to teach the girls to prepare for their wedding night. Valuable knowledge for women who are their for one purpose only, to land a suitable husband and produce heirs. She's shocked, but agrees to play the helpful widow and teach them all she knows, which is nothing.
Her tutor becomes the infamous rake "Lord Nicholas Chambers" aka Lord Bedchambers, who trapses women in and out of his house on a regular rotation. Or so the gossip goes.
Nicholas enjoys the idle gossip of his affairs, it affords him the privacy to paint in peace. Until Emma arrives on his doorstep and requests instruction, lessons that he's very ready to give.
Through the pages of this wonderful first-book by Mrs. Macmeans we see the growth of both carachters as they learn to give their hearts and love one another fully.
Mrs. Macmeans delivers a very funny, sensual and heartwarming romance in "Mrs. Brimley" and i cannot wait for her next book!
She is an auto buy author for me! She should be for you too!