Hawthorne House

4 books in series
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A Noble Masquerade Publisher's Summary

Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. Entering her fourth season and approaching spinsterhood in the eyes of society, she pours her innermost feelings out not in a diary but in letters to her brother's old school friend, a duke - with no intention of ever sending these private thoughts to a man she's heard stories about but never met.

Meanwhile, she also finds herself intrigued by Marlow, her brother's new valet, and although she may wish to break free of the strictures that bind her, falling in love with a servant is more of a rebellion than she planned. When Marlow accidentally discovers and mails one of the letters to her unwitting confidant, Miranda is beyond mortified. And even more shocked when the duke returns her note with one of his own that initiates a courtship by mail.

Insecurity about her lack of suitors shifts into confusion at her growing feelings for two men - one she's never met but whose words deeply resonate with her heart and one she has come to depend on but whose behavior is more and more suspicious. When it becomes apparent state secrets are at risk and Marlow is right in the thick of the conflict, one thing is certain: Miranda's heart is far from all that's at risk for the Hawthornes and those they love.

©2015 Kristi Ann Hunter (P)2015 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • A Noble Masquerade

    • By: Kristi Ann Hunter
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Gideon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390

    Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. Entering her fourth Season and approaching spinsterhood in the eyes of society, she pours her innermost feelings out not in a diary but in letters to her brother's old school friend, a duke - with no intention of ever sending these private thoughts to a man she's heard stories about but never met.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun story

    • By Vibliophile on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 2

    • An Elegant Façade

    • Hawthorne House, Book 2
    • By: Kristi Ann Hunter
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Anne Dore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    Lady Georgina Hawthorne has worked tirelessly to seal her place as the Incomparable for her debut season. At her first London ball, she hopes to snag the attention of an earl. With money and business connections, but without impeccable bloodlines, Colin McCrae is invited everywhere but accepted nowhere. When he first encounters the fashionable Lady Georgina, he's irritated by his attraction to a woman who concerns herself only with status and appearance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-23-16

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 3

    • An Uncommon Courtship

    • Hawthorne House Series, Book 3
    • By: Kristi Ann Hunter
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Anne Dore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Life for Lady Adelaide Bell was easier if she hid in her older sister's shadow - which worked until her sister got married. Even with the pressure of her socially ambitious mother, the last thing she expected was a marriage of convenience to save her previously spotless reputation. Lord Trent Hawthorne couldn't be happier that he is not the duke in the family. He's free to manage his small estate and take his time discovering the life he wants to lead.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This one is for reading.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-21-17

    Regular price: $31.49