The Dancing Master

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Thorndike Press, 2014 - Fiction - 649 pages
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Finding himself the man of the family, London dancing master Alec Valcourt moves his mother and sister to remote Devonshire, hoping to start over. Stunned to learn the village matriarch has prohibited all dancing, Alec finds an unlikely ally in her daughter. Wary of Julia Midwinter's reckless flirtation, he comes to realize her bold exterior disguises hidden sorrows. With Alec's help, can Julia uncover old secrets and restore life to her somber village?

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User Review  - caslater83 - LibraryThing

I think this was another good book by Ms. Klassen. It took me awhile longer to read it due to my work schedule, but it was worth it! I have no experience in dancing, so I admit that I'm rather curious ... Read full review

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User Review  - lyssa73 - LibraryThing

9/10 When I heard that Ms. Klassen would be releasing a new book soon, I could hardly wait. She didn't disappoint. I so often found myself finding things that I loved about this book that I didn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Three-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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