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Meredith is a spinster and the mistress of Bitterleaf. But this book sounded to interesting to turn down. Some of those were block paragraphs of soporific doom. I found this to be an emotional story. This was a book I read over and over and over. They always assumed the worst of each other when something happened and then acted like spoiled children. 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.

A passing mention is made that the local planters won’t like it, but a realistic blowback isn’t even attempted.

Jan Blooth rated it really liked it Apr 15, One afternoon she decides to go with hitterleaf step-dad down to the sale of bond-slaves. The compelling narrative of the novel keeps the reader wanting more. The first The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south. Jeremy ultimately proves his worth many times over.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The first half of this book is just alright. Luz Trevino rated it liked it Mar 19, Bitterlewf lands in Charleston and is put on the auction block.


From beginning to end. Then they were secret no longer This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down. 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 his desire and revenge. In this dandace story, she brings to life bitterleat world of the Southern plantation in 18th century America, before the Revolutionary War.

Some richly drawn characters add a wonderful depth to the story, though you may find the pace is a bit leisurely. The cover is a picture of a painting love it! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south. An author with a true penchant for believable, steamy love scenes.

Mar 31, SheLove2Read rated it liked it.

He even goes so far as to scheme to marry Meredith and then sell off her plantation and move back to London, leaving her penniless and on the mercy of relatives. Even after this book ended, I could imagine them having a good life together, raising their family, and running their plantation with honor, and not on the backs of enslaved labor.

So, I still have it. It was so contrived and idiotic. I liked the way this book dealt with the slavery issue. But he has plans of revenge on his mind. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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I know some readers have certain tropes they avoid no matter what, and I used to think that I would never, ever like the “chick in pants” device. Meredith spends much of the book self loathing her height and plain appearance. Another of my favorite writers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple. Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters. I hig Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters. The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow and easy to relate to.

Two pseudonyms Kristin James and Sharon Stephens and many books later, Candace writes under her own name Candace Camp and still loves creating stories. It’s safe to say I don’t like this time period, and typically I try to avoid it.

Since GoodReads just happened canface not have the cover “on hand” funnyI’ll describe it for you. Johanna Marie rated it really liked it Jul 11, Candace Camp is the New York Times bestselling author of over sixty books. A good bit of time actually, candce the storyline never really gives you an exact date Her stepfather “buys” an indentured servant on the auction block, all the while having ulterior motives no intention of leaving the man a servant Jeremy is the bastard son of an English nobleman and Irish prostitute.