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Author Ibbotson's Book
A Company of Swans
Harriet Morton, daughter of a stuffy Cambridge don, longs for some romance and adventure in her life. Her one pleasure is the ballet class she takes. The company has invited her to join and travel with them to Brazil to perform. But Harriet's father will not let her go. Harriet learns from a neighbor, Henry, of a mysterious boy, Rom Verney, who left England and ventured to the Amazon river. Harriet is asked by Henry to deliver a message to Rom ...
Countess Below Stairs
Anna's aristocratic family escaped the Russian revolution and arrived penniless in England. Anna decides to help her family by working as a maid in the mansion of Rupert, the Earl of Westerholme, although, all the other servants recognize she is not from the serving classes. The earl, in order to keep his family mansion, needs money and is engaged to marry wealthy Muriel. Meanwhile, the earl keeps encountering his delightful and unusual maid Anna. ...
Tessa is an Austrian princess raised in a grand castle, Schloss Pfaffenstein. But it is 1922, after Austria has been defeated in the war and Tessa joins an opera company as a wardrobe mistress. Guy Farne was a foundling raised in an English orphanage. But he made a fortune and now wants to marry Nerine, an Englishwoman he met at the opera in Vienna. He buys Schloss Pfaffenstein and intends to recreate the evening at the opera when he met Nerine. T...
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