• In My Wildest Dreams

  • The Governess Brides, Book 5
  • By: Christina Dodd
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT

1 title per month from Audible’s entire catalog of best sellers, and new releases.
Access a growing selection of included Audible Originals, audiobooks and podcasts.
You will get an email reminder before your trial ends.
Your Premium Plus plan is $14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $30.09

Buy for $30.09

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

"Reminiscent of the classic movie Sabrina, this heartwarming Victorian-era treatment will please Christina Dodd's many fans." -- Publisher's Weekly

Since she was a little girl, Celeste has had one burning desire: to marry rich, handsome Ellery Throckmorton. The education she receives at the Distinguished Academy of Governesses gives Celeste a refinement that complements her ravishing beauty, and makes her bold romantic dream more attainable. But, alas, temptation gets in the way...

For wherever Celeste turns, it is not Ellery she encounters, but his intriguing older brother Garrick. She cannot disregard the fluttering of her heart whenever Garrick deigns to smile at her. And the passion she senses smoldering beneath his formidable control tempts her in a manner a lady must never allow...
In My Wildest Dreams

©2001 by Christina Dodd. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Critic Reviews

"Wickedly witty." -- #1 New York Times bestseller Julia Quinn

"Hot romance, fast action and that magic ingredient ... heart." -- New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick 

"Dodd has done a smashing job with this spicy, swashbuckling Regency-era romance."-- Booklist

What listeners say about In My Wildest Dreams

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    18
  • 4 Stars
    5
  • 3 Stars
    3
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    2
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    21
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    17
  • 4 Stars
    3
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

A Nice Read

Celeste is the daughter of the Throckmortin family's deceased cook and the gardener and is sent away to the Governess school when she is young because she is desperately infatuated with the handsome youngest son Ellory. She then returns older and much more beautiful. It was kind of irritating in the beginning how she jumps right in trying to woo Ellory STILL thinking she is in love with him. I found it hard to believe since she has seen more of the world during her employment and considering how she is supposed to be smart (speaks multiple languages and finds out the hero's secret). Luckily Garrick intervenes not too long after and saves the story. In the end I rather liked it.

  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars

Story Content

Christiana Dodd is an author I've enjoyed in the past but NOT this book. The hero is actually raping the heroine because she 'owes' it to him. It's all in his head. Rape isn't something I want to read about in a romantic historical novel between the two lead characters. Returning this book

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great narrator!

It’s a wonderful story. I really liked it but the narrator is great. I think she made the story better.