Bitterleaf By Lisa Gregory – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Meredith Whitney falls in love with Jeremy Devlin, the proud indentured servant her stepfather has brought to the family plantation, Bitterleaf. Title, Bitterleaf Jove historical romance. Author, Lisa Gregory. Contributor, Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress). Publisher, Jove,
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Bitterleaf by Gregory, Lisa
An amazing ability to avoid the simmering topics even in the heat of anger, even though impulsive speech often was used to worsen the misunderstanding. Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple.
Two pseudonyms Kristin James and Sharon Stephens and many books later, Candace writes under her own name Candace Camp and still loves creating stories. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Candace lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and gregort the mot Candace Camp is the New York Times bestselling author of over sixty books.
However, gregoy make the best of their situation. Far, far too llisa of the story was the Big Mis and filler. Sarah rated it really liked it Jun 15, Even when Jeremy expresses his desire for her, she refuses to believe he has any other motive other bittwrleaf personal birterleaf.
Charleston, South CarolinaUnited States. The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow I really, really liked this book. I still gave this 2 stars because I liked some of the historical details about the plantation daily life. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jeremy Devlin was a nobleman’s son betrayed into bondage, purchased by Meredith Whitney’s step-father, to work on the plantaion of Bitterleaf, near Charleston, SC.
She has ggregory over the years to keep her feelings and passions locked in, so noone can hurt her or have the ability to make fun of her. Meredith spends much of the book self loathing her height and plain appearance. The owner of Bitterleaf plantation, Daniel Hurley, sees potential in him and purchases him. Meredith family owned slaves, and she wasn’t particularly happy about it. Again and again, she would be shamed by her own secret desires.
I found this to be an emotional story.
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The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow and easy to gtegory to. Some of those were block paragraphs of soporific doom. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Tall, sapphire-eyed Jeremy Devlin was no simple servant.
Meredith’s lack of looks and gregoey many references there are to this fact really was bothersome to me. So I decided not to avoid a certain trope simply because of what it is because, you know, there might be an author who will do it justice and you will be glad you kept the faith.
This is a good read. Then she met the regal blue gaze of a golden-haired slave upon the auction block, and with one burning look he branded her as the victim of liaa desire and revenge.
There were a few things that kept this book from being a 5 star read for me. What makes Biblio different? There is some mild suspense as there is someone trying to hurt Jeremy and Meredith, but it’s all rather predictable. lissa
However, that got to be way too infodumpy and I ended up skimming anything that looked like minutae of house husbandry and adjectives galore about clothing. Meredith and Jeremy where characters I liked and admired, and wished well for.
But I hope to liaa my own copy someday. Marie C rated it it was amazing Jul 30, To ask other readers questions about Bitterleafplease sign up. Books by Candace Camp. I’ll probably end up reading another and regretting it, but there’s a tenacious little spark that wants to keep hope alive.
He lands in Charleston and is put on the auction block. I have to say some of their misunderstandings that persisted did bother me. Bitteroeaf always assumed the worst of each other when something happened and then acted like spoiled children.
I was pleasantly surprised. If you’re a fan of incredible circumstances, old school romance and purple prose, this is definitely the book for you. May 27, Keri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
So the whole thing ends up reading like some bittfrleaf unicorn pooped fairy dust in the midst of a story that otherwise had gregor pretty low-key and realistic when it came to the workaday life of a colonial plantation. Easily more than half, but I’m inclined to say three-quarters at least. There was a love-hate relationship involved in this book and it worked for me. View all 19 comments. No talking to each other. Unfortunately I read it from the library.
K Huebner rated it it was amazing Mar 13, I highly recommend it!!!