All the Tea in China (Rollicking Regency, Bk 1)
All the Tea in China - Rollicking Regency, Bk 1 Author:Jane Orcutt The good young Englishwoman knows that her destiny depends upon a good marriage match. But Isabella Goodrich is not your typical good young Englishwoman. After an encounter with those less fortunate than she, witty and fun-loving Isabella makes a shocking decision. Against everyone's advice and wishes, she is going to become a missionary in the ... more »Far East. Fighting against cultural expectations, common sense, and a mentor who is not as he seems, Isabella leaves her predictable Oxford life behind and sets sail to a new world fraught with danger. Can she trust the mysterious missionary Phineas Snowe? Or will her adventure end before it even begins? This first novel in the Rollicking Regency series will delight readers who like high adventure, twisting plots, and a fun bit of romance.« less
This was an interesting journey book. When this on-the-shelf spinster meets a strange missionary visiting England, she could hardly know that the adventure of a lifetime was around the corner. All the things that make her an unmarriagable Bluestocking in her hometown, make her a desirable, exciting woman in his eyes, and in his heart, on the long sea journey to China. Adventure and romance within these pages. This romance novel is very appropriate for teenagers and Christian women who do not enjoy books with explicit sex or offensive language.