The Girl in the Gatehouse

by Julie Klassen

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Mariah Aubrey lives in seclusion with her secrets.

Will an ambitious captain uncover her identity. . . and her hidden past?

Banished from the only home she's ever known, Mariah Aubrey hides herself away in an abandoned gatehouse on a distant relative's estate. There she supports herself and her loyal servant the only way she knows how — by writing novels in secret.

When Captain Matthew Bryant leases the estate, he is intrigued by the beautiful girl in the gatehouse. But there are many things he doesn't know about this beguiling outcast. Will he risk his plans — and his heart — for a woman shadowed by scandal?

Intriguing, mysterious, and romantic, The Girl in the Gatehouse takes readers inside the life of a secret authoress at a time when novel-writing was considered improper for ladies and the smallest hint of impropriety could change a woman's life forever.

About the Author

Julie Klassen

Julie Klassen loves all things Jane—Jane Eyre and Jane Austen. She worked in publishing for sixteen years and now writes full time. Three of her novels have won the Christy Award for Historical Romance. She has also won the Minnesota Book Award, the Midwest Book Award, and Christian Retailing's BEST Award. Julie is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She and her husband have two sons and live in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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anyone who enjoys Jane Austen will love this book!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I really enjoyed this book. It was filled with many unexpected turn of events and surprises, and contained all of the beauty of society and decorum of days gone by. Written by a modern author, I found it easier to follow, while keeping the integrity of the time period. I would love to read more from this author.

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