Born in Victorian England, shipped to boarding school in Brussels, and now A Girl From Paris, Ellen Paget is on a never ending journey of romantic adventure in the third and final of Joan Aiken's regency dramas.
Twenty one year old Ellen is an intelligent and spirited heroine, whisked away from her teaching profession in Brussels by her godmother to become a governess to a Parisian count. As the Counts' family tensions - the pressures of producing a son - are reaching sinister heights, so are Ellen's family tensions back home in The Hermitage. She rushes home to salvage her family ties, but is she too late?
Joan Aiken plunges into the hearts of two contrasting families in this dark and romantic adventure. subversive and unique heroine.