Jul 282016
 
An Elegant Façade

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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.

What Colin doesn’t know is that Georgina’s desperate social aspirations are driven by the shameful secret she harbors. Association with Colin McCrae is not part of Georgina’s plan, but as their paths continue to cross, they both must decide if the realization of their dreams is worth the sacrifices they must make.

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Hott Review:

An Elegant Façade is very different from most books I read. It’s very mellow, and very “women’s fiction”. It’s less about the romance of the situation and more about Georgina growing as a person, accepting herself, and accepting Christ.
What I liked: I really enjoyed Georgina. While she seems self-centered and impossibly rude to the others we get to see her heart and have trouble understanding why even her siblings can’t see how amazing she is. Grab An Elegant Façade and you’ll be rooting for Georgina in no time! (Especially if you’d met her in the previous book!)
What I didn’t like: It’s slow… It’s funny. I’d skipped the previous books in the series because the covers seemed boring and bland. An Elegant Façade begins the way I’d expected the others to, but has so much depth that I’ll be reading the previous books & looking for the next!

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Author: Kristi Ann Hunter
Source: NetGalley
Publisher & Date: July 5th 2016 by Bethany House Publishers (first published July 2016)
Genre: Historical Christian Romance
ISBN: 0764218255 (ISBN13: 9780764218255)
Pages: 268
Grade: A
Ages: 16+
Steam: YA | Nothing inappropraite
Setting: London, England 1813
Series: Hawthorne House #2
A Lady of Esteem
A Lady of Esteem
A Noble Masquerade
A Noble Masquerade
An Elegant Façade
An Elegant Façade
An Uncommon Courtship
An Uncommon Courtship

Author Bio:

Kristi Ann Hunter
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 lives with her husband and three children in Georgia.

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