Falling for Mr. Townsbridge

The Townsbridges Book 3

Romance - Historical
105 Pages
Reviewed on 12/02/2020
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Reviewed by Bernadette Diane Anderson for Readers' Favorite

Enjoy Sophie Barnes's beautiful historical romance, Falling For Mr. Townsbridge, as we meet William Townsbridge, the youngest son of a peer, who is privileged, well-traveled, and now back home from his trip. This is initially for only two weeks before he intends to continue his adventures in life. His parents and two sisters welcome him home and his sisters are pleased about this diversion from their mother's matchmaking attempts. His mother's employment of a new cook is about to bring surprise, pleasure, confusion, distraction, and heartache into his life. Whilst joining his family for dinner, he discovers that eating can be very enjoyable and not just necessary as his palate is seriously awoken by the delights of Mrs. Lamont, the new cook. On meeting this most talented cook, he is taken by surprise when a beautiful young woman stands before him, and not a sturdy old lady as his earlier encounters have been with cooks. He discovers the joy of her company is so compelling that he needs to be distracted to save his and her position in society. Join them to see them overcome their struggles as they fight their desires.

Once more readers will be delighted by author Sophie Barnes and her period drama Falling for Mr. Townsbridge. It is set in an era when position, privilege, and wealth were very important and the mixing of classes in romantic interludes was greatly frowned upon. An easy-going pace and a well thought out plot with twists keep you wanting more. Sophie Barnes's knowledge of the era makes this both an intelligent and realistic story that will be enjoyed by lovers of period drama and those interested in social history. Just enough attention is given to each character surrounding the two main characters, bringing this story to life and helping the reader see vivid pictures of places and events within the plot. How the social system thought and worked is brought keenly into focus and your love of the period will be heightened. You will definitely be left wanting more!