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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Each scene between them showed the current of intense feeling running between them, even long before they actually consummated their marriage. He was a nobleman’s son betrayed into bondage, unhumbled by the lash, who treated Meredith and every woman as his possession. This is a book bktterleaf strangers becoming spouses, lovers, and friends.

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Lissa was worth the read. He has some opposition from people in the community, but he is determined and comes up with a workable solution to the slavery issue.

Another of my favorite writers. Some richly drawn fregory add a wonderful depth to the story, though you may find the pace is a bit leisurely. Some of those were block paragraphs of soporific doom. So it’s safe to say that I’ll be avoiding any spinster heroine novels longer than a Gregoy. A little worse for wear Admittedly it was about the taboo subject of slavery and abuse, but Meredith step-dad had a ace up his sleeve with Jeremy and it wasn’t made clear what his true aim was with Jeremy until after the incident and then you just thought he was one smart man.


Bitterleaf By Gregory, Lisa. That is, until I read a couple romances where it didn’t annoy me at all.

It goes like this Bought on the auction block by Meredith’s stepfather, he soon finds life much harsher on the flip side. Meredith is a spinster and the mistress of Bitterleaf.

There was a love-hate relationship involved in this book and it worked for me. An author with a true penchant for believable, steamy love scenes. Meredith and Jeremy were characters I liked and admired, and wished well for. 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.


They never failed to see what wasn’t there, but were totally blind to what was in front of them. He was actually purchased to take over the plantation and to wed Meredith. This gregofy 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.

There was lia lot to like about Bitterleafbut view spoiler [ the stupidity of the heroine and the hero, caused me to lower my rating. Aug 14, Arabellavidal rated it really liked it.

Bitterleaf by Gregory, Lisa

bitterleac Daniel has a step-daughter, Merideth, who is also present. But this book sounded too interesting to turn down. Aug 28, Anna rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The first half of this book is just alright.


Your bifterleaf benefits world literacy! Nov 04, Kim rated it it was amazing. 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 s This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down.

She hates that gregoory of plantation life, but she hates sitting at her relatives and having to deal with their incessant ridicule more. He was educated and refined but wasted his time gambling and whoring and eventually his uncle father is deceased takes the easy route and ships him to the colonies when Jeremy “shames” him with his raunchy behavior in London.

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. Tall, sapphire-e This was a book I read over and over and over. Luz Trevino rated it liked it Mar 19,