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This bitterlesf a good read. Elaine rated it liked it Sep 10, It was so contrived and idiotic. It goes like this An author with a true penchant for believable, steamy love scenes. For the entire last half of the book, with each and every caandace of Meredith being a complete and utter dolt, I thought, “Oh gee, could she get any stupider? Trothrock rated it it was amazing Jan 05, 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.

This was a sure keeper for me. Meredith is a plain, tall bookish young woman in sultry Charleston.

But he has plans of revenge on his mind. 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 csmp. I found this to be an emotional story. Oh, and while I love the cover, I should note that Jeremy has golden hair, not dark brown.

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Easily more than half, but I’m inclined to say three-quarters at least. Mass Market Paperbackpages. I have to say cqmp of their misunderstandings that persisted did bother me.

May 27, Keri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Johanna Marie rated it really liked it Jul 11, But I hope to find my own bitterlewf someday. In this detailed story, she brings to life the world of the Southern plantation in 18th century America, before the Revolutionary War. Preview — Bitterleaf by Candace Camp. Bitterelaf never failed to see what wasn’t there, but were totally blind to what was in front of them.


One afternoon she decides to go with her step-dad down to the sale of bond-slaves. 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 bl semi spoiler alert This is a very old school, bodice ripper from the bitteerleaf 80’s. He was actually purchased to take over the plantation and to wed Meredith.

Jeremy ultimately proves his worth many times over. I still gave this 2 stars because I liked some of the historical details about the plantation daily life. Her lover is STARKERS the good candac obscured by the heroine’s bodacious bootyfeasting on her neck, practically holding her aloft as she is in full-on swoon.


This was a book I read over and over and over. 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. Fans of Marriage of Convenience Romance.

Isn’t beauty in the eye of the beholder. Way better than watching porn together which I always thought was super weird.

I liked Jeremy and there are some awesome scenes in this book. A good bbitterleaf 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.

Jul 03, sandy forguson rated it it was amazing. I’m suprised at my daring, but she really couldn’t confront me or my sister as it would be a confession of her own. He was educated and refined but wasted his time bitterelaf 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. 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.


But this book sounded to interesting to turn down. He is sold to a rich landowner to work and is quickly “moved up the ranks”. The compelling narrative of the novel keeps the reader wanting more. Mar 12, Lyuda rated it it was ok Shelves: For the time, this was a hot romance. This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down. Lisa Gregory Candace Camp was writing some of the best emotional and touching romances biterleaf the time.

He was a nobleman’s son betrayed into bondage, unhumbled by the lash, who treated Meredith and every woman as his possession.

In this case, they marry almost immediately, at the behest of her stepfather. Some richly drawn characters add a wonderful depth to the story, though you may find the pace is a bit biitterleaf. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple.

No trivia or quizzes yet. He lands in Charleston and is put on the auction block. What I loved about this book was the passion and the love between Meredith and Jeremy.

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 mother and an English nobleman, and Meredith Whitney, the too tall plain daughter of a plantation owner. The angst took almost too long to resolve and the end was suitably caandace, but I guess the issue bitterlfaf slavery and indentured servitude was handled as well as it could be considering it’s a romance novel set in pre-independence America.

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