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Cumberland, 1812. Dreaming of her future and yearning to escape her modest rural estate, Kitty Otis impatiently awaits the day when she can marry and begin her own family. But after she’s left to care for her disabled father, it seems like her own dreams will have to be put on hold.

 

Struggling under the weight of her newfound responsibilities and trying to find her place in a world of complex family ties and social obligations, Kitty bonds with new friends and embarks on a charming first-time romance with a witty Irish gentleman–but she’ll be forced into an impossible choice between her family’s wishes and the longings of her own heart.

 

Through love, grief, heartache and healing, Kitty finds herself caught up in an unfolding drama of elaborate balls and exciting adventures as she searches for away to fulfill her own dreams in this complicated and controlling world. Can she balance her duty with her heart’s desires? And will she ever be free to make her own choices?

 

As an immersive and heartwarming coming-of-age story set with a period-perfect Regency-era backdrop, Dauntless Hearts is a beautiful read that’s filled with witty dialogue, historical charm, a dash of romance, and larger-than-life characters. This book is a must-read for fans of authors including Jane Austen and Jo Baker. Grab your copy from your favorite retailer today...