Kate Farleigh was absolutely stunned when her refusal to accept Lady Cahill’s offer of “charity” resulted in her being swept away in her sumptuous carriage. Gallant Waif By Anne Gracie – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Desert Isle Keeper. Gallant Waif. Anne Gracie. Buy This Book. I don’t often have insomnia, but when I do, I look on it as an opportunity to read.
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It was obvious that Jack and Kate both had very passionate natures, so I was slightly disappointed by this, but not bracie so. I know it’s not really a 5-star lovestory, but May 19, Crista rated it really liked it Shelves: Ellen Micheletti Review Date: Family legend has it that I used to spend hours playing in the sand pit, with a dog on either side of me and Rocka the horse leaning over me, his head just touching my shoulder, while I told them stories. He didn’t fall in love with her virginal beauty.
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And how she never looks at any other man that way but him. The characters were great and the story was decent, though it didn’t ring my bell. Kate has her own demons; her mother died while giving tallant to her and her vicar father never seemed to forget that. Sure, the boickering built up the longing and the couple here-and-there kisses were not-so-satisfactorily okay, but I HATED that there was NO sex, none whatsoever!!
And that letter at the end. I posted my first ever review on Amazon for this book and I just went back to Amazon for a look at all of the comments including a couple of wsif scathing one-star reviews.
Germs of a better book in abne, must be an early author work before a style was achieved. Return to Book Page. Ships from the UK.
Gallant Waif by Anne Gracie
Kate was overseas in the war with her father and brothers and upon their death, she has no one, so she has gallannt to go into service. I don’t want to give spoilers, but it just didn’t work for me.
Refresh and try again. He was severely wounded during the Peninsular Wars and came home with his once handsome face now seriously scarred and a bum leg that prevents him from dancing or riding. It kind of reminded me of the books I used to read back in the beginning of my fascination with romance.
Whatever they happened to be wrangling over though, it all seemed to be a carefully choreographed dance waiff keep each other close while still holding each other at arms length and stubbornly denying their feelings. PaperbackHarlequin Historicalpages. The one good thing about Jack and Kate’s obstinate tracie was that it ane a situation that was ripe for sharp, witty bantering. I don’t know how my mother managed, really, because both she and Dad taught full time, but she came home and cooked on a wood stove and did all the laundry by hand, boiling the clothes and sheets in a big copper kettle.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Soalnya Kate, tokoh utama di novel ini demen banget jadi babu. I love a romance with humor so this was a big plus.
Oh God oh God oh God, I absolutely loved this book, loved loved loved it. Hero, also victim of war, his loss quite visible as the damages are garcie and is actually broke financially and has been jilted.
I do recall a great liking for this story and have read most of the books the author has produced since — some better than others. Jack holes up at Sevenoaks drinking.
Books by Anne Gracie. A lighter fare but it does have some darker elements.
Hanya krn dia berpengalaman sbg perawat di medan perang, bukan berarti dia wan Saat awal membaca novel ini, saya mengira author mau membuat cerita Cinderella retelling. I really think Jack was lost to Kate after their first meeting, but it takes him a very long time to realize it.
She winds up leaving the heroine behind to look after the hero.