The Governess: Balford Manor (Victorian Erotic Romance) [NOOK Book]


The Governess: Malford Manor by Joan Russell. 4,266 Words. Victorian Erotic Romance. The First in a trilogy. When Sarah Brandford applied for a job as governess with the Early of Barclay she did not dream that she would be expected to bear the Earl’s children as well as raise them. Nor did she expect to fall deeply in love with her handsome, young employer. Contents: Explicit erotica, oral sex, anal sex, bondage, multiple orgasms, hooding, whipping and more. All Characters are 18 and over. Adult +. Other The ...
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The Governess: Balford Manor (Victorian Erotic Romance)

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The Governess: Malford Manor by Joan Russell. 4,266 Words. Victorian Erotic Romance. The First in a trilogy. When Sarah Brandford applied for a job as governess with the Early of Barclay she did not dream that she would be expected to bear the Earl’s children as well as raise them. Nor did she expect to fall deeply in love with her handsome, young employer. Contents: Explicit erotica, oral sex, anal sex, bondage, multiple orgasms, hooding, whipping and more. All Characters are 18 and over. Adult +. Other The Governess Short Stories: Early Days In London, Lady Elizabeth Exacts Her Pound of Flesh, The Governess Erotic 3-Pack.


Sarah Brandford had thought that life would never change. Her father would live forever and would take care of her into her dotage, although he had called it taking care of him. Old maids, even well educated old maids, needed fathers or brothers to support them. The opportunities for women to take care of themselves were few and far between - unless they were willing to become a companion to a dowager, enter a nunnery or some other service that would pay their way. A chaperone for another old maid was definitely not for consideration since Sarah was only 22 herself. She had no siblings, her mother having died giving birth to her; no brothers, no sisters with generous husbands, no uncles or aunts. And now her father was dead  killed by a runaway horse and a handsome carriage on his way home from the shop  and she was alone in the world with no one to look after her.
It had been her godfather who had suggested the governess position at Balford Manor. He and the Earl were old friends. He had been a little confused about exactly what the position entailed, not knowing how many children the Earl had at the moment, but he had mentioned a salary that was more than generous and had acted as liaison to set the appointment.
Now here she stood before the oaken door of the Earl’s townhouse hoping against hope that she would be suitable and that the dreadful terror of an unknown future would be over. She daydreamed about teaching wonderful babies to be intelligent, reasoning citizens. She could think no further than the next fifteen or twenty years of taking care of other people’s children, saving her pennies and then perhaps retiring or moving on to another family perhaps this time as a chaperone or a companion. It was not a lovely picture, but it was the one she had. However, even that picture was dependent on this job.
The Butler opened the door to her knock and showed her in.
“His Lordship will be with you in a moment,” he said with a leer playing around his mouth and a bold appraisal of her body in his eye. She was a little shocked at the way he looked at her; surveying her as if she was a common woman or perhaps something worse.
“Thank you,” she replied, her voice cold and controlled. She handed him her cape, deciding to ignore the boldness of his stare. If she ignored him perhaps he would be embarrassed enough stop. If she acted the lady perhaps he would stand on notice that he had crossed a line with her and treat her with the deference to which she would be due as one of the upper level household. Old maids had little to protect them save their dignity. She leaned on hers.
It always surprised Sarah that no man had wanted her during what she had once thought of as her courting years. Sometimes she feared it was her brains. She couldn’t help but engage in conversation with the gentlemen who came to dine with her father and more often than not they had resented her. Sometimes she worried that it was her direct look. She could not pretend a shyness that she didn’t feel. When she was honest with herself, she knew it was the limits of her dowry. Her father had never been a wealthy man, her dowry had never been large enough to overcome her other obvious faults.
She had known the draw back had never been her looks. She was a strikingly beautiful woman. Her tawny curls flashed with light blond highlights courtesy of her long dead mother. Her surprisingly deep brown eyes fringed by thick black lashes were a gift from her father. Her lips were full and red; her cheeks always tinted pink as if she continually blushed. Her teeth were white and even so that when she smiled  showing dimples in those blushing cheeks  the smile blessed her beauty like a burst of sunlight coming into a darkened room.
“Miss Brandford,” the voice cut across her thoughts. She whirled around and stared open mouthed at the extraordinarily handsome man standing in the doorway. The only thing she could think at the moment was that he was much younger than she had expected. Tall, slender with broad shoulders, his dark good looks almost took her breath away. She didn’t know why she had been expecting someone nearing his dotage; he did after all have small childr
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013938953
  • Publisher: Joan Russell
  • Publication date: 3/7/2012
  • Series: The Governess , #0
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 415,753
  • File size: 18 KB

Meet the Author

Joan Russell is the author of dozens of erotic short stories and series. Her erotic series include:

Royal Mistress is the third of her Romantic Victorian Erotic series which include

The Governess - Sarah Brandford applies for the job of Governess to the Earl of Barclay and discovers that he wants her to have his children as well as to raise them.

The Virgin Bride – Thea Winsted was married off to the third richest man in England. She was not expecting this gorgeous man with taste in sex she had never known existed

Adventures on Larry's List - Millie and Jan, two 20-somethings decided to advertise sexual favors on Larry's List. They get many surprises along the way.

The Naughty Nun - Starts with Sister Mary Immaculate trying to spice up Confession for Father Gordon eventually it involves the entire convent in a variation on the theme of "Community Service."

Boffie The Dick Slayer – Because of the tentacled dildo she discovered in a pawn shop, Boffie is immune to the power of the Dicks who are aliens trying to take over the world by seducing and impregnating all the world's women.

The Girls of St. Margaret's - The Senior Class at St. Margaret's, a finishing school for wealthy girls, are completely at the effect of their hormones and celebrate sexuality in all their activities.

Sugar Daddy - College girls and boys in Ivy League Schools sell their favors to Sugar Daddies in order to meet their college tuition debts - and discover exactly what exchanging favors really means.

The Rape Victim's Revenge-A Rape Victim seeks revenge on the men who gang raped her and develops a taste for seducing and them brutally murdering rapists who have escaped prosecution and those who have been released to rape again.

Hard Hats - Susan Smith caught her husband cheating on her. She reengaged with her childhood sweetheart Sam Trent who helped her win a very messy divorce and found a successful construction company using out of work fashion models.

The Mail Order Bride – Svetlana was surprised to find three men waiting in her house to share her wedding night with her new husband.

Ghostly Satisfaction – The ghosts were committed to bringing sexual satisfaction to women who had never in their lives enjoyed such love.
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