The Tutor's Daughter

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Baker Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2013 - Fiction - 416 pages
85 Reviews
Award-Winning Regency Romance from Bestselling Author Julie Klassen

Emma Smallwood, determined to help her widowed father regain his spirits when his academy fails, agrees to travel with him to the distant Cornwall coast, to the cliff-top manor of a baronet and his four sons. But after they arrive and begin teaching the younger boys, mysterious things begin to happen and danger mounts. Who does Emma hear playing the pianoforte, only to find the music room empty? Who sneaks into her room at night? Who rips a page from her journal, only to return it with a chilling illustration?

The baronet's older sons, Phillip and Henry, wrestle with problems--and secrets--of their own. They both remember Emma Smallwood from their days at her father's academy. She had been an awkward, studious girl. But now one of them finds himself unexpectedly drawn to her.

When the suspicious acts escalate, can the clever tutor's daughter figure out which brother to blame...and which brother to trust with her heart?

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Plot twists are fine, just make sure they connect). -
I thought the ending was quite satisfactory as well. -
To a certain point I really like Klassen's writing. - Goodreads
The plot was fantastic! -
Julie Klassen has a gift for writing. -

Beautiful Writing, Beautiful Story

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When I started reading this book, I knew I recognized the writing style, but I couldn't place it until I noticed it was the same author as "The Maid of Fairbourne Hall." And then I knew I was going to ... Read full review

Excellent suspense and rich in historic detail

User Review  - An Old Fashioned Girl -

The Tutor's Daughter is Julie Klassen's best novel yet. Not only is it a puzzling suspense rich in historic detail, but also a believable love story. Klassen addresses several common practices of the ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Two-time Christy Award winner Julie Klassen loves all things Jane--Jane Eyre and Jane Austen. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Julie worked in publishing for sixteen years and now writes full time. She and her husband have two sons and live in St. Paul, Minnesota. Learn more at

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