The Reluctant Heiress

10 best books like The Reluctant Heiress (Eva Ibbotson): The Body at the Tower, Bewitching Season, Magician's Ward, Aurelia, Song of the Sparrow, The Season, To Catch a Pirate, Sixty Acres and a Bride, The Skylarks’ War, The Musician's Daughter (Theresa Schurman 1)

AuthorY.S. Lee
ISBN0763649686
Now nearly a full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit operating out of Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn is back for another action-packed adventure. Disguised as a poor apprentice builder and a boy, she must brave the grimy underbelly of Victorian London - as...
AuthorMarissa Doyle
ISBN0805082514
In 1837 London, young daughters of viscounts pined for handsome, titled husbands, not careers. And certainly not careers in magic. At least, most of them didn't.

Shy, studious Persephone Leland would far rather devote herself to her secret magic studies than enter society and look for a suitable...
AuthorPatricia C. Wrede
ISBN0312853696
When Mairelon made Kim his ward, he promised to teach her to be a lady and a magician. But magic proves to be harder than it looks for a girl who has just learned to read, and being a lady is even harder. Before frustration - and Merrill's formidably correct aunt - can drive her mad, a mysterious gentleman attempts...
AuthorAnne Osterlund
ISBN0142405795
Princess Aurelia is next in line to rule the kingdom of Tyralt, but she would rather be one of the common folk, free to learn and roam and . . . not marry the next tyrannical prince that comes courting. Naturally, the king wants Aurelia to marry for political power. Aurelia wants to marry for love. And someone...
Song of the Sparrow
AuthorLisa Ann Sandell
ISBN0439918480
The year is 490 AD. Fiery 16-year-old Elaine of Ascolat, the daughter of one of King Arthur's supporters, lives with her father on Arthur's base camp, the sole girl in a militaristic world of men.

Elaine's only girl companion is the mysterious Morgan, Arthur's older sister, but Elaine cannot...
AuthorSarah MacLean
ISBN0545048869
Seventeen year old Lady Alexandra is strong-willed and sharp-tongued; in a house full of older brothers and their friends, she had to learn to hold her own. Not the best makings for an aristocratic lady in Regency London. Yet her mother still dreams of marrying Alex off to someone safe, respectable,...
AuthorJade Parker
ISBN0439026946
Once caught, it’s harder still to let a pirate go


When Annalisa Townsend’s ship is set upon by pirates in search of her father’s treasure, one of the crew, James Sterling, discovers her in the hold. When he moves to take her necklace, she begs him not to, as it is all she has left of her...
Sixty Acres and a Bride
AuthorRegina Jennings
ISBN0764209906
She's Finally Found a Place to Call Home...
How Far Will She Go to Save It?With nothing to their names, young widow Rosa Garner and her mother-in-law return to Texas and the family ranch. Only now the county is demanding back taxes and the women have only three months to pay.Though facing eviction,...
AuthorHilary McKay
ISBN1509894942
Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September - boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father,...
AuthorSusanne Dunlap
ISBN1599903326
Murder and love—from the halls of Vienna’s imperial family to a perilous gypsy camp

 
Amid the glamour of Prince Nicholas Esterhazy’s court in 18th-century Vienna, murder is afoot. Or so fifteen-year-old Theresa Maria is convinced when her musician father turns up dead on Christmas...
AuthorPhilip Wilkinson
ISBN0756643090
Myths and legends are integral to all cultures. Their narratives, themes, and characters address and provide answers to eternal questions: where do we come from, how do we live, what do we believe in?

This fascinating book explores the major myths and legends across the world, from Classical...
What Would a Holy Woman Do?
AuthorWendy Watson Nelson
ISBN1609070607
What woman would describe herself as "holy"? And yet, the Lord has commanded us to "practice holiness...continually." What is the meaning of holiness? How can we become a little more holy day by day? Is it even possible? Or is holiness just a lofty, impossible goal?
In considering these questions,...
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