The Secret Countess by Eva Ibbotson

The Secret Countess

byEva Ibbotson

Kobo ebook | September 4, 2008

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Anna, a young countess, has lived in the glittering city of St Petersburg all her life in an ice-blue palace overlooking the River Neva. But when revolution tears Russia apart, her now-penniless family is forced to flee to England. Armed with an out-of-date book on housekeeping, Anna determines to become a housemaid and she finds work at the Earl of Westerholme’s crumbling but magnificent mansion. The staff and the family are sure there is something not quite right about their new maid – but she soon wins them over with her warmth and dedication. Then the young Earl returns home from the war – and Anna falls hopelessly in love. But they can never be together: Rupert is engaged to the snobbish and awful Muriel – and anyway, Anna is only a servant. Or so everybody thinks . . .
Title:The Secret CountessFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 4, 2008Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230226035

ISBN - 13:9780230226036

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book Because of the Russian revolution, Anna and her family are forced to leave their home in St. Petersburg and seek refuge in England. However, their journey did not go as planed and they lost all of their money. Without her family’s knowledge, Anna decides to become a housemaid. Her new employer is the new Earl of Westerholme. Anna finds herself falling in love with him, but they could never be together. She is poor and he need money, he is an Earl and she is a housemaid…
Date published: 2009-04-09