A Search for Refuge (Haven Manor 0.5)

A Search for Refuge (Haven Manor 0.5)

Margaretta Fortescue desperately needs to disappear from London society, and her only hope is to follow the rumors of another young woman who recently made a life for herself away from the glare of society. Her search leads her to the market town of Marlborough where, in spite of her efforts to avoid attention, she can?t seem to elude local solicitor, Nash Banfield. All N Margaretta Fortescue desperately needs to disappear from London society, and her only hope is to follow the rumors ...

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Title:A Search for Refuge (Haven Manor 0.5)
Author:Kristi Ann Hunter
ISBN:Haven Manor 0.5
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  • Kristen
    Mar 19, 2018
    This one was just ok for me...I didn't connect very well to the main characters. Nash had a lot of baggage to deal with and Margaretta...I don't know... Moral Note: Mild talk of pregnancy outside of marriage. ...
  • Becca
    Mar 08, 2018
    As a prequel, this was a good set up for the first book coming out this summer. Margaretta is searching for her friend Katherine who has disappeared 8 months ago from London after a big scandal leaving her ruined. She hopes to find her to help her with her dilemma. Her only clue is the...
  • Melissa
    Mar 09, 2018
    I was pretty excited to see Hunters new series. Maybe I made it too big in my head. It was a good little story. I was lost in a couple parts, the writing seemed rushed. This is the starting book to a series called Haven Manor and this in no way puts me off reading the rest of the serie...
  • Maggie Boyd
    May 05, 2018
    Characters from an American Western people this Regency novella that serves as a prelude to Hunter's coming novel, "A Defense of Honor". Margaretta Fortescue's husband has died and her brother-in-law presents a danger to the child she carries. Desperate to escape London and her in-law'...
  • Beth
    Mar 13, 2018
    A Search for Refuge is a lovely little story. Margaretta is an endearing character, and I found myself empathetic to her plight. I appreciated the realism that Hunter portrays in this story. Women had so few options without the care of a husband, brother, father, etc., and when those o...
  • Sydney Elaine
    Mar 17, 2018
    I feel like this story may have done better as a full-fledged novel, because the plot seems pretty interesting and something that I would enjoy reading. However, while I liked it well enough at first, the more I got into it the more I just couldn?t get into it. I didn?t really f...
  • Anne
    Mar 13, 2018
    Well-written introduction for the next series. I wish it had been full length. Hunter has a way with words and characters and I thoroughly enjoyed all of these! ...
  • Joleen
    Mar 09, 2018
    Newly widowed Margaretta needs to escape from her late husband's brother. Traveling round-about routes to throw off anyone who might be following, and with only a modest amount of money, she takes mail coaches as far away from London as she can. The first woman she befriends, and my ...
  • Nicole
    Mar 10, 2018
    A Search for Refuge (2018) by Kristi Ann Hunter is the first story in her soon-to-release series, Haven Manor. This novella was just released this past Tuesday, March 6, 2018, by Bethany House Publishers. This novella comes in eBook format, and is 129 pages in length. With a full-time ...
  • Kristine Morgan
    Apr 15, 2018
    I always enjoy Ms. Hunter's books and A Search For Refuge is no exception. She is one of my go-to authors when I want to read Regency stories. She creates witty, enjoyable characters that grow in faith through the plot. I love this story and am thrilled that it is the beginning of a ne...
  • Debbie
    Mar 20, 2018
    What a wonderful novella about trust, acceptance, and living life to the fullest. Margaretta Fortescue leaves London for protection from her brother-in-law after the death of her husband. She arrives in Marlborough looking for her friend who had disappeared under suspicious circumstanc...
  • Jimnlori
    Mar 20, 2018
    I loved this novella! It is an introduction to the Haven Manor series by Kristi Ann Hunter. I'm definitely looking forward to reading more books in this new series! Margaretta is desperate to get out of London and to somewhere safe where her husband's family hopefully can't find her....
  • Rebecca
    Apr 21, 2018
    " . . .worries belonged to the Lord since He stayed up all night anyway." The Lord only knew how many worries Margaretta carried under the hood of her bright yellow cloak when she stepped off the mail carriage in Malborough, England. Following the trail of a months old letter from a...
  • Hannah
    Mar 13, 2018
    3.5 stars Some parts were confusing to try to read through, but overall this was a really enjoyable little story. Nash and Margaretta were an interesting couple and made a sweet pair in the end. I liked the exchange Nash and Mr. Fortescue had...also I'm looking forward to Katherine's ...
  • BlueJeansAndTeacups
    Mar 08, 2018
    ?°o?:*:?.A MOST ENJOYABLE REGENCY READ.?:*:? o°? Marlborough, England 1804 Margaretta Fortescue arrives tired and dusty in Marlborough after 3 days of changing mail coaches to try and escape danger. She heads for a small grocer to ease her grumbling stomach, only to m...
  • Rachael
    Mar 06, 2018
    I always love a good story, but I really appreciate it when a prequel sets up a series--and this book does a perfect job. Not only is it a different spin on why a girl might find herself alone and on the run, but it also sets up a haven for others in desperate need, and hence the serie...
  • Sonnetta
    Apr 09, 2018
    Another great story by Miss Hunter From the beginning this book pulled you in to the adventure of Margaretta. This author has a way of getting the readers invested inner characters. I loved the strength an courage of the heroine and the vulnerability and protectiveness of the hero. ...
  • Amy
    Mar 15, 2018
    Excited for the new series from Kristi Ann Hunter, and this novella intro was a nice big step into the location and storyline. My major issues with the book, really stem from the fact that its a short story, which provides so many limits that, had this been a full novel, based on what ...
  • Andrea Boyd
    Mar 07, 2018
    I look forward to the rest of this series. I hope to see more of my favorite character, Mrs. Lancaster! ...
  • Leah
    May 03, 2018
    This was a sweet story. I liked the characters and the romance. I also liked the ending. It took a few turns that I wasn't expecting. The "villain" is still on the loose, so I hope that is taken care of in the next book, but if it isn't, I am happy with what happened. I look forward to...
  • Terressa
    Apr 07, 2018
    The perfect story to introduce the series. Just enough to wet your appetite before the grand story begins but also enough to feel satisfied that a true story took place introducing and knowing the characters. I hope this couple plays big roles in each of the following stories while the...
  • Fiction Aficionado
    Mar 25, 2018
    I love the premise behind this new series: Haven Manor?a place for young women who find themselves in ?a delicate situation?, as they might say, where they can escape the scorn of society and receive the support they need. This novella is set about ten years before the first full...
  • Sandra
    Mar 07, 2018
    I love this author. What ever she writes, I want to read. Kristi gives us just enough in this well written novella "A Search for Refuge", to wet our appetite. This novella is Margaretta's story. The first book of the Haven Manor Series, "A Defense of Honor" is Kit's story, coming out ...
  • Michelle Lunsford
    Mar 07, 2018
    Interesting characters that draw you into their story from page one. The women in this narrative are strong, with big hearts facing big situations. I think it's always a little tricky to get the right balance of plot, character arc, and chemistry in a novella. The brevity of the for...
  • The Books and Biscuits Blog
    Mar 20, 2018
    A Search for Refuge ? Kristi Ann Hunter (4.5-5 Stars) Ms. Hunter kicks off her Haven Manor series with a free e-novella, A Search for Refuge. Margaretta Fortescue finds herself running from her previous life to the small town of Marlborough. She hopes to discover a solution to her...
  • Paula Shreckhise
    Mar 17, 2018
    A Search For Refuge is another delightful tale from Kristi Ann Hunter. In 1804 England, Margaretta is fleeing for her life and trying to find her friend Katherine, who disappeared under questionable circumstances. Can she find the answers and refuge in Marlborough? Are Mrs Lancaste...
  • Vickie
    Mar 13, 2018
    Margaretta Fortescue steps off the mail coach in Marlbourgh, England with the purpose of finding her friend Katherine. Katherine has disappeared from society and Margaretta has reasons to want to disappear as well. She walks with determination in the opposite direction of the inn in se...
  • Ashley Johnson
    Apr 07, 2018
    Happy to start a new series from Kristi Ann Hunter! I found this novella to be entertaining, but not my favorite of her writing. I think being kept in the dark as a reader to Margaretta?s secrets and how her past connected with her missing friend Katherine for so long into the story ...
  • Jennifer K
    Mar 22, 2018
    Wonderful novella to kick off a new series! Kristi Ann Hunter introduces her setting in the Regency era. She crafts an engaging story full of tension and romance. I was immediately drawn to these characters and found myself cheering for these women. Although these characters face diffi...
  • Jilleebean
    Mar 10, 2018
    Kristi Ann Hunter has written another winner! This novella perfectly sets up her new series. My only complaint is that we have to wait until June to read the first full-length novel in the series! ...