• MidnightAria added a soundbite 1 year ago
    Rather than headstrong, I found the MC simply immature. Such a promising book, though. :(
  • campie1988 added a soundbite 2 years ago
    Good storyline, kept me reading

What happens when the boy she loved to hate becomes the man she hates to love?

The 1920s are drawing to a close, and feisty Katie O’Connor is the epitome of the new woman—smart and sassy with goals for her future that include the perfect husband and a challenging career in law. Her boyfriend Jack fits all of her criteria for a husband—good-looking, well-connected, wealthy, and eating out of her hand. But when she is forced to spend the summer of 1929 with Luke McGee, the bane of her childhood existence, Katie comes face-to-face with a choice. Will she follow her well-laid plans to marry Jack? Or will she fall for the man she swore to despise forever?

“Lessman writes my favorite kind of book: the kind I can’t put down—a book that has a heroine with unforgettable spunk, a romance with undeniable sparks, and a family that will remain in your heart long after you turn the last page.”—Siri Mitchell,author of She Walks in Beauty

A Hope Undaunted will leave you breathless with anticipation. Julie Lessman has written a novel that resonates throughout with constant reminders of God’s unconditional love.”—Maggie Brendan, author of Heart of the West series

“Julie Lessman’s passionate prose grabs your heart and doesn’t let go! With deft plotting and sparkling, true-to-life characters, A Hope Undaunted delivers an emotionally intense, spiritually satisfying read that you will not forget. Truly a book destined for your keeper shelf!”—Laura Frantz, author of The Frontiersman’s Daughter and Courting Morrow Little

“Julie Lessman has crafted yet another passionate romance with characters that touch every emotion. If you’re looking for an awesome writer and a story charged with romance, you don’t want to miss A Hope Undaunted.”—Judith Miller, author of Somewhere to Belong, Daughters of Amana series

Julie Lessman is an award-winning author with an intense passion for both God and romance. Winner of the 2009 ACFW Debut Author of the Year and Holt Medallion Awards of Merit for Best First Book and Long Inspirational, Julie is also the recipient of thirteen Romance Writers of America awards. She resides in Missouri and is the author of The Daughters of Boston series, which includes A Passion Most Pure, A Passion Redeemed, and A Passion Denied. You can contact Julie through her website at www.julielessman.com.

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