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Lady in Waiting Book Review Summary

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Warner, Jan 2005
ISBN: 0446614246

In 1818 Bath, Genevieve Penny works as a maid to the elderly Featherton sisters and their grandniece Meredith Merriweather. However, Genevieve dreams of being a lady because though her mother is the head housekeeper; her father was an aristocrat. Meredith asks Genevieve to try on one of her new dresses as they are the same size. They go to show off the dresses to Featherton sisters, but Scottish Marquis Callum Campbell is visiting the sisters, who realize that Callum and Genevieve are attracted to one another.

Genevieve learns that facial lotion has become popular amongst the Ton as a tingle cream. As she begins to make Lady Eros' Cream to sell to the rich, the Feathertons decide to sponsor Genevieve as a lady. As Genevieve and Callum meet and fall in love, she realizes that once he learns the truth about her background he will end their relationship because honesty means everything to him.

Harriet Klausner
The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   poor/lower class Matchmake, (will/family)    -   Yes Matchmaker...    -   matchmake by friend

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   servant

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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