Amelia Stalwood lives in a London townhouse, but she's never actually met any nobility. Then, by chance, she meets the Hawthorne family, who welcome her into their world. When a nasty rumor threatens her reputation, society turns its back on her. Will her new friends--and the marquis she's fallen for--do the same?
Miss Amelia Stalwood may live in London at her absent guardian's
townhouse, but she's never actually met any nobility, and instead
of aristocrats, her closest friends are servants. Quite by
happenstance, she's introduced to the Hawthorne family and their
close family friend, Anthony, the reformed Marquis of Raebourne.
They welcome her into their world, but just as she's beginning to
gain some confidence and even suspect she may have caught Anthony's
eye, she's blindsided by an unexpected twist in her situation
accompanied by nasty rumors. Will she lose her reputation when the
world that has only just accepted her turns its back on her, or
will she rest in the support of the friends who've become like
family and the man who's shared his faith and captured her
A Lady of Esteem is an e-only novella that gives an exciting introduction to Kristi Ann Hunter's new Regency romance series about the aristocratic Hawthorne family! Includes an extended excerpt of Kristi's debut full-length novel, A Noble Masquerade.
Kristi Ann Hunter graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Computer Science but always knew she wanted to write. Kristi is an RWA Golden Heart contest winner, an ACFW Genesis contest winner, and a Georgia Romance Writers Maggie Award for Excellence winner. She is a founding member and the coordinator of the Regency Reflections blog and lives with her husband and three children in Georgia. Find her online at www.kristiannhunter.com.