Come Love, Come Hope

. . . an Iris Bromige title


Come Love, Come Hope (1962)
Hodder & Stoughton (1962)

"So this was Aunt Cathie's ogre," thought Clare. Younger than she had imagined. She had assumed him to be middle-aged, even elderly. This man she guessed to be in the middle thirties. Just as forbidding as Aunt Cathie's remarks had indicated, though, with dark eyes under heavy black brows, a clean shaven mouth which had a grim line, and a square jaw. The black hair had receded over his temples, and his face had a sallow, gaunt look. She knew little about him, except that he owned a pottery in the west country, and was a widower with a young daughter. Little did she guess that she would become governess to Garth Melrose's daughter within a few short weeks, the object of his possessive sister's jealousy, and a pawn in his brother-in-law's game.

Come Love, Come Hope (1967)
Hodder and Stoughton (1967)

"So this was Aunt Cathie's ogre," thought Clare. Younger than she had imagined. Just as forbidding as Aunt Cathie's remarks had indicated though with a clean shaven mouth which had a grim line, and a square jaw. She knew little about him, except that he [owned a pottery] in the west country, and was [a widower] with a young daughter. Little did she guess that she would become governess to Garth Melrose's daughter within a few short weeks, the object of his possessive sister's jealousy, and a pawn in his brother-in-law's game.

Words in square brackets [] my guesses - the blurb on my copy is damaged.

Come Love, Come Hope (1971)
IPC Magazines - Woman's Weekly Library - No 751 (1971)

Theirs seemed a marriage of convenience - until the human element crept in ...




Date Publisher Binding Remarks
1962 Hodder and Stoughton hardback
1967 Hodder and Stoughton paperback
1971 IPC Magazines paperback Woman's Weekly Library (No 751)




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