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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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But I hope to find my own copy someday. If you’re a fan of incredible circumstances, old school romance and purple prose, this is definitely the book for you. The owner of Bitterleaf plantation, Daniel Hurley, sees potential in him and purchases him. I guess I just like romances where the heroine is seen as beautiful, if by no one else In this detailed story, she brings to life the world of the Southern plantation in 18th century America, before the Revolutionary War.

Meredith Whitney is a shy, plain, nearly 6 foot tall plantation heiress just outside of Charleston, SC in the pre-Civil War era. 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 bittefleaf and an English nobleman, and Meredith Gregofy, the too tall plain daughter of a plantation owner.


This book really can never go out of style with its timeless take on a great love affair, it can stand the test of time and last throughout the ages.


Bought on the auction yregory by Meredith’s stepfather, he soon finds life much harsher on the flip side. This is the story of an illegitimate English lord who becomes an indentured servant in America.

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Meredith is a plain, tall bookish young woman in sultry Charleston. Heroine’s stepfather purchases indentured servant for his plantation. He lands in Charleston and is put on the auction block. Glad the author moved on to write much better stories.

Your purchase also supports literacy charities. I was wiping the sweat from my brow several times during this one, of course the outside temp being 20 below did nothing to cool the singe off of this one.

Bitterleaf by Gregory, Lisa

Each scene between them showed the current of intense feeling running between them, even long before they actually consummated their marriage.

Jeremy ultimately proves his worth many times over. I’m birterleaf at my daring, but she really couldn’t confront me or my sister as it would be a confession of her own. So I decided not to avoid a certain trope simply because of tregory it is because, you know, there might be an author who will do it justice and you will be glad you kept the faith. To ask other readers questions about Bitterleafplease sign up.

From beginning to end. Unfortunately I read it from the library. Feb 24, Regan Walker rated it really liked it Shelves: The novel itself is highly erotic and is one of my favorite novels to date.

Lydia rated it liked it Feb 23, That Used Bookstore Published: I was pleasantly surprised. 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 bitterleat device. Tall, sapphire-e This was a book I read bittegleaf and over and over. Feb 18, Patrick rated it it was amazing. Fans of marriage of convenience.


Sign up to receive offers and updates: Bittegleaf 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. Surely he could not love such an ungainly woman as she. View all 18 comments.

She couldn’t stay away from him or keep her heart out of his hands. Meredith spends much of the book self loathing her height and plain appearance. Better World Books Ltd Condition: Fran Barnes rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Better World Books Condition: There was a love-hate relationship involved in this book and it worked for me.

May 20, Crista rated it really liked it Shelves: Meredith family owned slaves, and she wasn’t particularly happy about it. I’ll probably end up reading another and regretting it, but there’s a tenacious little spark that wants to keep hope alive. Romi rated it liked it Dec 30, I liked Jeremy and there are some awesome scenes in this book. It wasn’t expected, but it was powerful, and it changed their lives and united them much grregory than their marriage of convenience did.