ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
She graduated from the University of Illinois and enjoys travel, research, BBC period dramas, long hikes, short naps, and coffee with friends. Julie and her husband have two sons and live near St. Paul, Minnesota.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Observing both brothers as an "invisible" servant, Margaret learns she may have misjudged Nathaniel. Is it too late to rekindle his admiration? And when one of the family is nearly killed, Margaret alone discovers who was responsible. Should she come forward, even at the risk of her reputation and perhaps her life? And can she avoid an obvious trap meant to force her from hiding?
On her journey from wellborn lady to servant to uncertain future, Margaret must learn to look past appearances and find the true meaning of "serve one another in love."
If you would like to read the first chapter of The Maid of Fairbourne Hall, go HERE
MY THOUGHTSWhat a way to begin the new year......and excellent must read from Julie Klassen. Mystery abounds in this book along with a little romance as Margaret goes into hiding to keep from marrying...this alone shows the strength of Margaret's character. Imagine giving up everything, and becoming a servant, doing as others had done for you, and for two previous suitors of whom you need to keep your identity hidden?! The twists, turns and suspense in this book will keep you on edge as you flee right along with Margaret, be ready for a thrilling journey back in time with The Maid of Fairbourne Hall!
This is a book you won't want to put down and if you enjoyed Julie's previous books, The Apothecary's Daughter and The Girl in the Gatehouse, you won't be disappointed in this book.
*I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for review from CFBA