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A promise made cannot be broken.
A social pariah due to her scandalous activities, Lady Sarah Beauchamp yearns for redemption to obtain a husband. The assistance of Society darling Mr. Jonathon Annesley gives her hope of success. However, the more effort he puts into helping her, the more she realizes the only esteem she wishes to earn is that of the handsome Jonathon. However, her reputation would potentially ruin his political aspirations.
Offering a gentleman's promise to help his sister's friend regain the favor of the ton should be easy for son of a viscount, Jonathon Annesley. After all, he's well liked and considered a rising star in Parliament. Until he learns Sarah's ultimate goal is a husband. No man is good enough and could ever appreciate her for all she is. But she is not for him—his focus rests solely on gaining reforms for society's weakest members. Yet, a promise made cannot be broken…
Each book in the Daughters of Amhurst series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.
"Fowlkes delights us once again with her complex and thrilling plot." - Lindsey Gray, author of Fireworks
"It's a lighthearted historical romance, and I loved reading it." - Intellectual Vixens
"We fall in love with her, him and both of them together. An intelligent man and an intelligent woman falling in love...How can you say no to that?" - Samurdhi, Goodreads.com review
"This was a sweet story that I enjoyed reading...I liked Jonathon and Sarah together. It was a slow, sweet build-up to the romance and it was well written." - Book Binge
"The author did a wonderful job of putting together a good storyline, a great cast of characters and a defined world that was properly portrayed for that time period. The writing was smooth and flowed well, keeping a steady pace and I found no lag or drag to deter me. Very enjoyable read and definitely recommended!" - Katrina B., Goodreads.com review
"I truly enjoyed this read and will definitely be looking more of Ms. Fowlkes work in the future." - Codie, Goodreads.com review
'The Gentleman's Promise' by Frances Fowlkes is book Three in the "Daughters of Amhurst" series. This is the story of Lady Sarah Beauchamp and Mr. Jonathon Annesley. I have read the other books but feel this can easily be a standalone book. Although Sarah fall from the grace of the town did happe... ...more
I read this just after reading this story about an Indian girl being overqualified to marry. She had a doctorate and every guy who was proposed to her did not want to marry her because she was overqualified. The society looked down upon her for having the desire to read and st... ...more
The Gentleman's Promise by Frances Fowlkes is Book 3 of the Daughters of Amhurst Series. This is the story of Lady Sarah Beauchamp and Mr. Jonathon Annesley. While this story is part of a series, it can be read as a standalone.
This was my first time reading Ms. Fowlkes work and I wasn’t disappoi... ...more
A very easy story to read. It very nicely told of a woman's fight for acceptance
From a society that is very unforgiving but along the way she finds something so much worthwhile, true love
I received an ARC copy of this book from NetGalley. ...more
Lady Sarah Beauchamp has spent the last two years shunned by society. She made a certain tea and accidentally made her sister ill. She has what society sees as terribly dangerous, a brain that she likes to use. Now she desperately wants what her sisters have, a happy marriage.
Jonathon Annesley i... ...more
A social pariah due to her scandalous activities, Lady Sarah Beauchamp yearns for redemption to obtain a husband. The assistance of Society darling Mr. Jonathon Annesley gives her hope of success. However, the more effort he puts into helping her, the more she realizes the only esteem she wishes... ...more
I received an advance reader copy in exchange for a fair review. I loved the book. The love story of Jonathan and Sarah is well written and highly enjoyable. He tries to restore her place in society in order for her to find a husband and in the process comes to discover he loves her and does not... ...more
A social pariah due to her scandalous activities, Lady Sarah Beauchamp yearns for redemption to obtain a husband. The assistance of Society darling Mr. Jonathon Annesley gives her hope of success. However, the more effort he puts into helping her, the more she realizes the... ...more
Friends to Lovers Regency style.
Jonathan an aspiring politician and elder brother of Sarah's best friend vows to use his influence to rehabilitate Sarah in polite society (due to a foolish prank, she has been ostracised by all but family for the last two years). However, the views of the Ton are... ...more
*happy sigh* I <3 the Daughters of Amhurst series, and I have to say Sarah and Jonathon are probably my favorite couple. The cover is gorgeous, too! Easily one of my top romance reads this year =) ...more
When Mr. Jonathon Annesley makes a promise, he intends to keep it. His promise to his late mother was to fight to pass a bill to start a school to help former prostitutes find gainful employment. Another is to help his sister’s best friend, Lady Sarah Beauchamp, repair her reputation with the ton... ...more
It's a lighthearted historical romance, and I loved reading it. I've loved first two books in this series and this one is just as good. Lady Sarah is unlike any woman, she is intelligent, she reads, and not afraid of stating her opinion. Unfortunately those are not the traits which anyone admires... ...more
This was a delightful story showcasing just how narrow-minded and fearful of knowledge high society could be. Sarah is shunned, because of a mistake two years prior and because she seeks to educate herself. But, she wants a husband. Jonathon is a well-respected member of society that makes a "gen... ...more