The book was ok. I nearly gave up on it after the first few chapters but thought I'd persevere as it is only a short book. It turned out to be quite g..Show More »ood in the end. There are a lot more books in this series, I may try another in the future. It was quite amusing and I think it would probably make a good Sunday evening television series!
Travelling by stage has always been dismissed in most novels of the 19th C as something dire but for Miss Pym, a former housekeeper in London, it is a..Show More »n adventure, as because of that something always happens. In this case it a drunken coach driver that is the start of her and her fellow passengers' adventures.
A light-hearted series of romances that are enjoyable for their frothiness, the dry wit and glimpses of the period's mores. Miss Prendergast reads this story well and brings life and colour to the story.