Books by Kristi Ann Hunter

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A Return of Devotion

I read A Defense of Honor, the first book of the Haven Manor series, liked it very much, and immediately bought the second installment. I found A Return of Devotion a very different experience, one I struggled with as a reader.  Whereas A Defense of Honor has a steady pace driven by the action plot ...

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A Defense of Honor

It’s unfortunate when a favorite author pens a novel you don’t love but it is also a reality of life that such an event typically occurs at least once in a writer’s career. Hopefully, A Defense of Honor will be the aberration in Ms. Hunter’s lexicon since her previous novels have brought me ...

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An Inconvenient Beauty

One of the most famous lines in literature is the opening sentence of Gone with the Wind: Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm. I felt that way as I read through Kristi Ann Hunter’s An Inconvenient Beauty; this novel had some problems but I barel ...

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An Uncommon Courtship

There is a difference between reviewing a book and just reading it and I have never been quite as aware of that difference as I was while pondering the review for An Uncommon Courtship. There was so much I enjoyed about this book, there were so many times I was simply delighted by the author’s ade ...

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An Elegant Façade

I’m generally wary of Inspirational Romances. While I certainly appreciate faith as an integral part of the lives of many, I have found too many inspirational romances to be saccharine and overwrought. An Elegant Façade, however, is neither of those. Ms. Hunter deftly handles the integration of h ...

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A Noble Masquerade

Regency farces tend not to be my cuppa since I prefer a more serious look at the era. But I found this a winsome tale, with its casual attitude towards the rules and lighthearted look at life and love quite enjoyable. It won’t make my keeper shelf but it was a fine way to spend a rainy afternoon. ...