Marms, Teachers, & Governesses

Heroines in these romances are either teachers, nannies, or governesses.

(List begun 06/97, updated 03/10)

Regency Romances
European Historical Romances
American Historical/Frontier Romances
Contemporary Romances
Alternate Reality

 

Regency Romances

  • A Chance Encounter (1985) by Mary Balogh
  • The Secret Pearl (1991) by Mary Balogh
  • The Ungrateful Governess (1988) by Mary Balogh
  • An Unwilling Bride (1992) by Jo Beverley
  • Honora Clare (1981) by Sheila Bishop
  • Child of Her Heart in A Husband for Mama (2003) by Mary Blayney
  • Valentine's Change of Heart (2003) by Elisabeth Fairchild
  • Tallie's Knight (2001) by Anne Gracie
  • The Nonesuch (1962) by Georgette Heyer
  • The Adventurers (1965) by Joan Aiken Hodge
  • Miss Chartley's Guided Tour (1989) by Carla Kelly
  • Lady of Spirit (1986) by Edith Layton
  • The Belle of Bath (1981) by Dorothy Mack
  • Ruled by Passion (1991) by Lois Menzel
  • Cupboard Kisses (1989) by Barbara Metzger
  • Miss Lockharte's Letters (1998) by Barbara Metzger
  • Snowdrops and Scandalbroth (1997) by Barbara Metzger
  • The Tenacious Miss Tamerlane (1982) by Kasey Michaels
  • The Dutiful Duke (1994) by Joan Overfield
  • Second Chances (2000) by Andrea Pickens
  • The Storybook Hero (2002) by Andrea Pickens
  • Lord St. Claire's Angel (1999) by Donna Simpson
  • Delsie (1982) by Joan Smith - COV-159

European Historical Romances

  • The Young Lady from Paris (1982) by Joan Aiken
  • A Question of Honor (2002) by Nita Abrams
  • Love with the Proper Husband (2003) by Victoria Alexander
  • Longing (1994) by Mary Balogh
  • Simply Love (2006) by Mary Balogh
  • Simply Magic (2007) by Mary Balogh
  • Simply Unforgettable (2005) by Mary Balogh
  • Jane Eyre (1846) by Charlotte Brontė
  • Beauty like the Night (2000) by Liz Carlyle
  • Lord Perfect (2006) by Loretta Chase
  • Lord Savage (1996) by Patricia Coughlin
  • Christina Dodd's Governess Bride series
    • Rules of Surrender (2000)
    • Rules of Engagement (2000)
    • Rules of Attraction (2001)
    • My Favorite Bride (2002)
  • A Matter of Scandal (1991) by Suzanne Enoch
  • Reforming a Rake (2000) by Suzanne Enoch
  • Under the Wishing Star (2003) by Diane Farr
  • My Brilliant Career (1954) by Miles Franklin (set in Australia)
  • All I Ever Needed (2003) by Jo Goodman
  • My Steadfast Heart (1997) by Jo Goodman
  • An Affair to Remember (2002) by Karen Hawkins
  • The Affair (2003) by Sandy Hingston
  • Polonaise (1987) by Jane Aiken Hodge
  • The India Fan (1989) by Victoria Holt
  • The Mistress of Mellyn (1960) by Victoria Holt
  • The Secret Woman (1970) by Victoria Holt
  • The Shivering Sands (1969) by Victoria Holt
  • The Proposition (1999) by Judith Ivory
  • Let Sleeping Rogues Lie (2008) by Sabrina Jeffries
  • From Waif to Gentleman's Wife (2009) by Julia Justiss
  • Greenstone (1981) by Yvonne Kalman (set in New Zealand)
  • Midnight Angel (1995) by Lisa Kleypas
  • Highland Rogue (1991) by Arnette Lamb
  • Devil's Bride (1998) by Stephanie Laurens
  • His Dark and Dangerous Ways (2008) by Edith Layton
  • The Panther and the Pearl (1994) by Doreen Owens Malek
  • Claire (1956) by Dorothea Malm
  • Until You (1994) by Judith McNaught
  • September Moon (1999) by Candice Proctor (set in Australia)
  • Thunder and Roses (1993) by Mary Jo Putney
  • Everything and the Moon (1997) by Julia Quinn
  • An Unlikely Governess (2005) by Karen Ranney
  • White Mist (2000) by Jaclyn Reding
  • Lord Braybrook's Penniless Bride (2009) by Elizabeth Rolls
  • Gabriel's Woman (2001) by Robin Schone
  • Dangerous to Kiss (1995) by Elizabeth Thornton

American Historical/Frontier Romances

  • The Outlaw Hearts (1986) by Rebecca Brandewyne
  • A Bride for McCain (2000) by Mary Burton - Jessica Tierney - HH-502
  • Mail Order Groom (2002) by Sandra Chastain
  • The Revolt of Sarah Perkins (1965) by Marian Cockrell
  • Fool Me Once (1990) by Lori Copeland
  • A Hearing Heart (2009) by Bonnie Dee
  • Texas Lover (1996) by Adrienne deWolfe
  • Fiona (1970) by Catherine Gaskin (set in Jamaica)
  • Hearts (2001) by Stef Ann Holm
  • Night Story (1994) by Beverly Jenkins
  • Jackie & the Giant (1999) by Linda Jones
  • Just West of Heaven (2001) by Kathleen Kane
  • The Bad Man's Bride (2001) by Susan Kay Law
  • Gossamer (1999) by Rebecca Hagan Lee
  • The Woman Question (1957) by Dorothea Malm
  • Kentucky Kisses (2000) by Deanna Mascle
  • Anne of Avonlea (1909) by L.M. Montgomery (set in Canada)
  • When Calls the Heart (1983) by Janette Oke (set in Canada)
  • Runaway Hearts (2001) by Katie Rose
  • Still Life with Murder (2003) by P.B. Ryan
  • The Marshall Takes a Bride (2009) by Renee Ryan
  • Years (1986) by LaVyrle Spencer
  • Tides of Passion (2002) by Tracy Sumner
  • For Us the Living (1976) by Antonia Van Loon
  • Dear Enemy (1915) by Jean Webster
  • These Happy Golden Years (1943) by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Contemporary Romances

  • Hidden Treasures (3/2003) by Judith Arnold - HSR-1117
  • The Lone Rider Takes a Bride (10/1998) by Leanne Banks - SD-1172
  • First Comes Love (10/2000) by Elizabeth Bevarly - SD-1323
  • Mistress by Contract (9/2001) by Helen Bianchin - HP-2201
  • One Reckless Summer (2009) by Toni Blake
  • Child of Music (7/1971) by Mary Burchell - HR-1508
  • Must Love Dogs (2002) by Claire Cook
  • Crazy for You (1999) by Jennifer Crusie
  • Sunshine and Shadow (1986) by Sharon and Tom Curtis
  • Too Strong to Deny (2/1991) by Emma Darcy - HP-1335
  • The Negotiator (1/2001) by Kay David - HSR-960
  • Taming the Beast (4/2001) by Amy J. Fetzer - SD-1361
  • If Wishing Made It So (2008) by Lucy Finn
  • A Civilised Arrangement (9/1991) by Catherine George - HR-3147
  • An Engagement of Convenience (10/1999) by Catherine George - HP-2059
  • Heaven and Earth (12/1992) by Lucy Gordon - SR-904
  • The Chauvinist (2/1988) by Vanessa Grant - HR-2888
  • You Made Me Love You (2000) by Neesa Hart
  • Coming Home (2003) by Dee Holmes - Oliva Halsey
  • Too Good To Be True (2009) by Kristan Higgins
  • How To Tame a Modern Rogue (2009) by Diana Holquist
  • MacKenzie's Mountain (4/1989) by Linda Howard - SIM-281
  • Mommy Said Goodbye (4/2004) by Janice Kay Johnson - HSR-1197
  • Snowbound (11/2007) by Janice Kay Johnson - HSR-1454
  • All a Man Can Ask (1/2003) by Virginia Kantra - SIM-1197
  • A Book of Ruth (1974) by Syrell Rogovin Leahy
  • July Thunder (2002) by Rachel Lee
  • Bimbos of the Death Sun (1988) by Sharyn McCrumb
  • Perfect (1993) by Judith McNaught
  • Disturbing the Peace (2002) by Nancy Newman
  • The Silent Ones (1981) by Elisabeth Ogilvie
  • Forbidden Stranger (2008) by Marilyn Pappano
  • Lady Be Good (1999) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • The Damaron Mark: the Prize (1/1999) by Fayrene Preston - LS-917
  • Step-Ball-Change (2002) by Jeanne Ray
  • The Trouble with Joe (3/1994) by Emilie Richards - SSE-873
  • One Summer (1994) by Karen Robards
  • The Winning Hand (10/1998) by Nora Roberts - SSE-1202
  • Annie and the Outlaw (10/1994) by Sharon Sala - SIM-597
  • Count on Me (3/2001) by Kathryn Shay - HSR-976
  • Nothing More to Lose (2005) by Kathryn Shay
  • Promises to Keep (2002) by Kathryn Shay
  • Sweet Memories (1984) by LaVyrle Spencer
  • First You Run (2008) by Roxanne St. Claire
  • Madam, Will You Talk? (1955) by Mary Stewart
  • My Brother Michael (1959) by Mary Stewart
  • Nine Coaches Waiting (1958) by Mary Stewart
  • Fugitive Family (2009) by Pamela Tracy
  • Forever (6/1986) by Lynn Turner - HP-893
  • Last Summer (1992) by Theresa Weir
  • Ooh, La La! (2002) by Robin Wells
  • The Price of Deceit (11/2000) by Cathy Williams - HP-2142
  • Beautiful Stranger (6/2000) by Ruth Wind - SIM-1011
  • Bells, Rings, & Angels' Wings (12/1997) by Linda Randall Wisdom - HAR-707
  • Summer Storm (2/1983) by Joan Wolf - RR-8

Alternate Reality

  • Beneath a Sapphire Sea (1993) by Jessica Bryan
  • Goddess by Mistake (2001) by P.C. Cast
  • Dark Desires after Dusk (2008) by Kresley Cole
  • A Knight in Shining Armor (1990) by Jude Deveraux
  • Marked by Moonlight (2008) by Shari Kohler
  • Kung Fu Shoes in These Boots Were Made for Stomping (2008) by Jade Lee
  • Shadow of the Hawk (1999) by Julie Miller

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