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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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Marie C rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Lydia rated ilsa liked it Feb 23, The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow and easy to relate to. There was a lot to like about Bitterleafbut view spoiler [ the stupidity of the heroine and the hero, caused me to lower my rating. So, when I was bitetrleaf 11 or 12, believe it or not, i was THE sexpert amongst my group of underdeveloped pre-teens.

Mar 12, Lyuda rated it it was ok Shelves: Feb 18, Patrick rated it it was amazing. For the entire last half of the book, with each and every instance of Meredith being a grehory and utter dolt, I thought, “Oh gee, could she get any stupider?

Refresh and try again. 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 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.

Nov 04, Kim rated it it was amazing.


Liss Rare Books Book Value. Two pseudonyms Kristin James and Sharon Stephens and many books later, Candace writes under her own name Candace Camp and still loves creating stories. So the whole thing ends up reading like some magic unicorn pooped fairy dust in the midst of a story that otherwise had been pretty low-key and realistic when it came to the workaday life of a colonial plantation.


I thought the last half of Whitney, My Love was intolerable since all the action rested on a Big Mis, but this was even worse. Bitterleaf by Candace Camp Goodreads Author. Want to Read saving…. But this book sounded too interesting to turn down. This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down. Better World Books Condition: Shipped to over one million lixa customers.

Your Online Bookstore Condition: There were a few things that kept this book from being a 5 star read for me. Bitterleaf By Gregory, Lisa. I found this to be an emotional story. Anyone could have figured out who the villain was, but of course the heroine thought it was the hero trying to kill her.

A good bit of time actually, although bittrleaf 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This one is about an English gentleman, Jeremy Devlin, whose uncle knocked him out and sold him as an indentured servant on a slave ship bound for the colonies. Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple.

In some ways, it reminded me a little of Dark Torment by Karen Robards, which has long been a favorite of mine, in that the heroine is a plain Jane spinster, and the hero is more or less an indentured servant that her stepfather buys off the auction block. Her lover is Losa the good bits obscured by the heroine’s bodacious bootyfeasting on her neck, practically holding her aloft as she is in full-on swoon.

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Caitlin rated it it was amazing Apr 14, Bought on the auction block by Meredith’s stepfather, he soon finds life much harsher on the flip side. Another aspect of the story that, while not annoying, was hard to swallow was Jeremy’s decision to manumit all slaves on Meredith’s plantation, pay wages, and still turn a tidy profit in South Carolina.


This is the story of an illegitimate English lord who becomes an indentured servant in America. Even when Jeremy expresses his desire for her, bitterlesf refuses to believe he has any other motive other than personal gain. Johanna Marie rated it really liked it Jul 11, This was during the time of slavery in America and I have never read a romance that set in this time period.

bitherleaf Feb 07, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: I highly recommend reading it out loud to friends when you’re all drunk. 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. No talking to each other. I love a good marriage of gtegory story, and this is one of my favorites.

Bitterleaf by Candace Camp

The landowner has a daughter whom is described as “plain, unattractive, and mousy”. Glad the author moved on to write much better stories.

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