Temptations of a Proper Governess by Cathy Maxwell

Romance Book Club

Temptations of a Proper Governess Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. What do you think of the first scene on the ship as Michael discusses his return to England?
  3. Do you like Michael?
  4. Isabel’s story begins with her hunting for her charge, what does this say about her character?
  5. Do you like Isabel?
  6. Did you expect the 17 year old to be waiting for Michael in his bed, uninvited and unclothed?
  7. What do you think of Isabel’s and Michael’s first meeting in his room?
  8. Why do you think Isabel risked everything with him?
  9. Do you respect Isabel for her demand for marriage?
  10. Why do you think she refuses when Michael asks her to marry him?
  11. Is this a marriage of convenience?
  12. How does Michael’s shooting affect the story?
  13. Why are the Oxley’s good supporting characters?
  14. Was the story of Rigg’s attack surprising?
  15. What do you think of the town giving Isabel flowers?
  16. What do you think of Haddon?
  17. Did Michael betray Isabel by not telling her about his connection to her father?
  18. Do you trust Wallis, Michael’s sister in law?
  19. Were you surprised about the attack in the hack?
  20. Michael and Isabel declare their love for each other 50 pages before the end of the book, what does this make you think?
  21. What do you think of the mystery of Aletta?
  22. Were you surprised that Carter was the murderer?
  23. What do you think of Isabel sleeping through the drama?
  24. Did you like the book?
  25. Do you want to read more in the series?

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