A Return of Devotion




      A Return of Devotion
Daphne Blakemoor was content living in her own secluded world for the last twelve years She had everything she needed loved ones, a true home, and time to indulge her imagination But when ownership of the estate where she works as a housekeeper passes to a new marquis with an undeniable connection to her past, everything she s come to rely upon is threatened.William, Marquis of Chemsford s main goal in life is to be the exact opposite of his father Starting a new life in the peace and quiet of the country sounds perfect until his housekeeper turns his life upside down.Both Daphne and William have spent their lives hiding from the past Can they find the courage to face their deepest wounds and, perhaps, forge a new path for the future together Free Download A Return of Devotion author Kristi Ann Hunter For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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 Find her online at


      A Return of Devotion
 By Kristi Ann Hunter IBN : 076423076X Format : Paperback – heartforum.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 396 pages
  • A Return of Devotion
  • Kristi Ann Hunter
  • English
  • 14 January 2018
  • 076423076X

10 thoughts on “ A Return of Devotion

  1. Kellyn Roth says:

    Read the Full Review and watch the vlog on my blog FTC Disclosure I received this book from the publisher through NetGalley I was not required to provide a positive review All thoughts are my own.Title A Return of DevotionAuthor Kristi Ann HunterSeries Haven Manor, 2Genre Christian Historical RomanceEra 1810s Regency Setting England, countrysidePublisher Bethany House PublishersSource from NetGalley in exchange for honest reviewOverall Rating 5 5 stars5 Reasons You Should Read A Read the Full Review and watch the vlog on my blog FT...

  2. Cara Putman says:

    For those of you who love Jane Austen Regency England, you must read Kristi Ann Hunter You know how there are characters who crawl under you skin and won t let you walk away Daphne is one of those for me She was a sweet character in the prior book, but now she steps to the foreground Daphne s story is poignant and one that needs to be told William, the hero, grows personally as Daphne works her way beneath his defenses His journey beneath hers is muchchallenging, but her story is tol For those of you who love Jane Austen Regency England, you must read Kristi Ann Hunter You know how there are characters who crawl under you skin and ...

  3. Abigail says:

    I cannot put into words my love for this book This book was a beautiful masterpiece This book had me feeling so many emotions throughout the entire thing This book had me laughing, sighing, squealing, and hiding underneath my pillow because view spoiler Maxwell came into the house hide spoiler I literally freaked out My sister was looking at me so weirdly This book also had me nearly crying I loved Daphne s character I related with her on a lot of things, well not all things, but a I cannot put into words my love for this book This book was a beautiful masterpiece This book had me feeling so many emotions throughout the entire thing This book had me laughing, sighing, squealing, and hiding underneath my pillow because view spoiler Maxwell came into the house hide spoiler I literally freaked out My sister was looking at me so weirdly This book also had me nearly crying I loved Daphne s character I related with her on a lot of things, well not all things, but a lot She and I both have a wild imagination I always am daydreaming and coming up with different situations in my brain I loved her passio...

  4. Beth says:

    In the first Haven Manor novel, we meet Daphne, and she is a lovely character In A Return to Devotion, we get to see the Haven Manor story continue through her eyes, and she is absolutely charming and endearing I loved getting to know her better in this story I appreciate the Hunter continues to tackle a subject not done often in this historical setting, the consequences of having an illegitimate child in a time when it was considered to be a terrible scandal and not mentioned in polite soc In the first Haven Manor novel, we meet Daphne, and she is a lovely character In A Return to Devotion, we get to see the Haven Manor story continue through her eyes, an...

  5. Alysha (For The Love of Christian Fiction) says:

    I KNEW I shouldn t have started this book at 8 p.m on a work night Did I listen to myself No.The consequence of this was staying up until 3 a.m, then having to be the perkiest zombie in the Subway industry Do not ask me how I made it through that shift Am I sorry No.I know Kristi Ann Hunter will ALWAYS grab my eyeballs and my heart within the first few words, and this book did not disappoint I was instantly swept back to Haven Manor and I disappeared into the story within minutes If you ve I KNEW I shouldn t have started this book at 8 p.m on a work night Did I listen to myself No.The consequence of this was staying up until 3 a.m, then having to be the perkiest zombie in the Subway industry Do not ask me how I made it through that shift Am I sorry No.I know Kristi Ann Hunter will ALWAYS grab my eyeballs and my heart within the first few words, and this book did not disappoint I was instantly swept back to Haven Manor and I disappeared into the story within minutes If you ve read book 1 Defens...

  6. Clara says:

    Conundrum Bewilderment Touched on the head.Those are the words William, Marquis of Chemsford, chooses to describe his housekeeper From the moment she bangs the door of his house on his face to when she acts as she owns his house, not to mention when she acts as she owns him bossing him around, corraling him in his own house , he knows something about the entire situation is absurd Especially since he has to remind himself now and then that the house is actually his, not hers Thus, his dre Conundrum Bewilderment Touched on the head.Those are the words Willia...

  7. Heidi Robbins (Heidi Reads...) says:

    What stood out to me most about this book was the daydreaming and fantasizing of Daphne It s something I ve done,at some times in my life than others It was interesting to see how her fantasies faded as she becamepresent and invested in a real relationship and her own life beyond her son and the other children I love the premise of this series, how the characters provide aid to women in desperate circumstances, even raising their children Their haven came to an end, and it was fu What stood out to me most about this book was the daydreaming and fantasizing of Daphne It s something I ve done,at some times in my life than others It was interesting to see how her fantasies faded as she becamepresent and invested in a real relationship and her own life beyond her son and the other children I love the premise of this series, how the characters provide aid to women in desperate circumstances, even raising their children Their haven came to an end, and it was fun to see them try to keep the secret from William, who kept discovering curiosities about his estate a...

  8. Sarah Monzon says:

    I really love how Kristi Hunter is tackling the subject of physical relations come one, its a historical I can t just say sex in this series Yes, premarital sex is wrong, but it isn t an unpardonable sin God s amazing grace is sufficient and His forgiveness boundless As sinners, no matter what the sin, we need to come to the...

  9. Rachael says:

    I loved Daphne She s whimsical and day dreamy, rather shy, and a terrible liar She isn t spunky, nor quite the proverbial Mama Bear, but she is a brave Mama Bird, dragging her wing to lure the predator away for her nest She s delightful And I have to give credit William though his decision process is maybe not the soundest choosing to do whatever he thinks is the opposite of what his father would have done , he has a good heart he cares as he learns Daphne s story He knows where he has g I loved Daphne She s whimsical and day dreamy, rather shy, and a terrible liar She isn t spunky, nor quite the proverbial Mama Bear, but she is a brave Mama Bird, dragging her wing to lure the predator away for her nest She s delightful And I have to give credit William though his decision process is maybe not the soundest choosing to do whatever he thinks is the opposite of what his father would have done , he has a good heart he cares as he learns Daphne s story He knows where he has gone wrong, and he isn t willing to throw stones.I love the humor in Kristi Ann Hunter s books this one made me ...

  10. Beth Erin says:

    Full review on FaithfullyBookish.comA Return to Devotion is genuine, heartfelt and sprinkled with humor and grace The personality of Haven Manor itself leaps from the pages, inviting readers to reminisce even as it conforms to its new purpose William s inner dialogue as he attempts to sort out the unusual clues...

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