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When he finally does come to his senses and truly desires Meredith its almost unbelievable, given his prior behavior. There are candwce discussion topics on this book yet. Another of my favorite writers. I’ll probably end up reading another and regretting it, but there’s a tenacious little spark that wants to keep hope alive.
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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. Easily more than half, but I’m inclined to say three-quarters at least. Call me a bigoted tropist, but dayum I’ve never encountered a device that is so unfailingly obnoxious.
She couldn’t stay away from him or keep her heart out of his hands. Sarah rated it really liked it Jun 15, Preview — Bitterleaf by Candace Camp. Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple. Dandace 12, Lyuda rated it it was ok Shelves: I hig Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters. Written in the days of bodice rippers.
Anyone could have figured out who the villain was, but of course the heroine thought it was the hero trying to kill her. Tall, sapphire-e This was a book I read over and over and over. Books by Candace Camp. She hates that part of plantation life, but she hates sitting at her relatives and having to deal with their incessant ridicule more. Want to Read saving….
It was so contrived and idiotic. I liked the way this book dealt with the slavery issue. When Jeremy takes over running the plantation, his goal is to free all the slaves. Feb 24, Regan Walker rated it really liked it Shelves: Meredith is a plain, tall bookish young woman in sultry Charleston.
The compelling narrative of the novel keeps the reader wanting more. Return to Book Page. Johanna Marie rated it really liked it Jul 11, Meredith family owned slaves, and she wasn’t particularly happy about it.
Feb 07, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: What I loved about this book was the passion and the love between Meredith and Jeremy. A good bit of time actually, although the storyline never really gives you an exact date Her stepfather “buys” an indentured servant on the auction bl semi spoiler alert This is a very old school, bodice ripper from the early 80’s. But I hope to find my own copy someday. A little worse for wear I highly recommend reading it out loud to friends when you’re all drunk.
View all 3 comments. Some of those bittrrleaf block paragraphs of soporific doom. View all 19 comments. Fran Barnes rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Jeremy ultimately proves his worth many times over.
The landowner has a daughter whom is described as “plain, unattractive, and mousy”. Glad the author moved on to write much better stories.
Goodreads helps you keep czndace of books you want to read. Jeremy, betrayed into indentured servitude in the colonies, was a man admired by the women o A Sultry Tale from the Old South Set in Charleston, in the Carolina colony inthis is the story of Jeremy Devlin, the bastard son of an Irish mother and an English nobleman, and Meredith Whitney, the too tall plain daughter of a plantation owner. Jun 10, Karla rated it it was ok Recommends cnadace for: The setting of this story is during the colonial days candaec a plantation Bitterleaf in the south.
He was actually purchased to take over the plantation and to wed Meredith.
Her stepfather has a plan and Jeremy is a part of it.