Set in 1879 London, England. The Man of the House is the first novella in a series about the wholesome Dr. Jekyll and his depraved alter-ego, Mr. Hyde. Orphaned at a young age and raised in workhouses and foundling homes, nineteen-year-old Molly Knight takes a position in the household of Dr. Jekyll and his wife, Felicity, as governess to their two young children. Molly senses something is not quite right in the Jekyll household and is soon drawn into a sensual forbidden relationship with the evil Mr. Hyde when she discovers Dr. Jekyll’s hidden laboratory. When Felicity Jekyll goes missing, Molly must choose between her secret love for Dr. Jekyll and the rescue of his wife.-----------------------------Man of the House is part of Evelyn Ellis’s Victorian Seduction and Surrender Series, erotic romance novellas and short story collections of villainous Victorian men and the young virginal women they seduce. The Man of the House is an erotic romance—a love story written for adults. It contains scenes, language and themes intended for a mature audience. Sensitive readers are strongly cautioned.