A Defense of Honor

A Defense of Honor

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When Katherine "Kit" FitzGilbert turned her back on London society more than a decade ago, she determined never to set foot in a ballroom again. But when business takes her to London and she's forced to run for her life, she stumbles upon not only a glamorous ballroom but also Graham, Lord Wharton. What should have been a chance encounter becomes much more as Graham embarks on a search for his friend's missing sister and is convinced Kit knows more about the girl than she's telling. After meeting Graham, Kit finds herself wishing things could have been different for the first time in her life, but what she wants can't matter. Long ago, she dedicated herself to helping women escape the same scorn that drove her from London and raising the innocent children caught in the crossfire. And as much as she desperately wishes to tell Graham everything, revealing the truth isn't worth putting him and everyone she loves in danger.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 27.94mm | 340g
  • Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0764230751
  • 9780764230752
  • 333,156

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Praise for Kristi Ann Hunter's An Inconvenient Beauty

"Regency romance at its best."--Library Journal
"A lovely addition to the Regency genre."--Publishers Weekly starred review
"Hunter once again proves she has the key to inspirational-romance and traditional-Regency readers' hearts."--Booklist

When Katherine "Kit" FitzGilbert turned her back on London society more than a decade ago, she determined never to set foot in a ballroom again. But when business takes her to London and she's forced to run for her life, she stumbles upon not only a glamorous ballroom but also Graham, Lord Wharton. What should have been a chance encounter becomes much more as Graham embarks on a search for his friend's missing sister and is convinced Kit knows more about the girl than she's telling. After meeting Graham, Kit finds herself wishing things could have been different for the first time in her life, but what she wants can't matter. Long ago, she dedicated herself to helping women escape the same scorn that drove her from London and to raising the innocent children caught in the crossfire. But as much as she desperately wishes to tell Graham everything, the risk of revealing the truth may come at too high a price for those she loves. "Hunter skillfully develops the main characters in her first Haven Manor installment, giving up enough about supporting personalities to ensure their stories will draw readers back."--Christian Market "The first novel in Hunter's new Haven Manor series is both gripping and heartwarming at the same time. . . . Hunter communicates her storyline with such grace and passion, showing light on God's mercy and how He can restore any broken situation for His glory."--RT Book Reviews Top Pick "With her usual flair for nuanced characterization and an abundance of heart-tugging emotion, RITA award winner Hunter launches her new Haven Manor series with a beautifully crafted tale of love and faith."--Booklist

"Kit and her friends are delightful people with simple, homespun faith. They learn valuable spiritual lessons as our story progresses . . . . A Defense of Honor is peopled with charming characters and contains delightful prose." --All About Romance
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About Kristi Ann Hunter

Kristi Ann Hunter is the author of the Hawthorne House series and a 2016 RITA Award winner, an ACFW Genesis contest winner, and a Georgia Romance Writers Maggie Award for excellence winner. She lives with her husband and three children in Georgia. Find her online at www.kristiannhunter.com.
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711 ratings
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4 34% (243)
3 14% (101)
2 3% (24)
1 1% (8)
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