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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However, as much as I admired the h for her strength of character in the first quarter of this story, her character quickly devolve Even though a more appropriate title for this book would be: But what made this a more delightful light read was their constant banter, it reminded me of wauf couple in book 3 of the Dragon Kin series by G. I absolutely loved Kate and I admire her.
Five star seller – Buy with confidence! 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. Although the main characters didn’t get beyond kissing throughout the story, I felt their passion very clearly.
There were some sweet bits but the push and pull outweighed them.
Showing best matches Show all copies. Such a happy gracei. Whatever they happened to be wrangling over though, it all seemed to be a carefully choreographed dance to keep each other close while still holding each other at arms length and stubbornly denying their feelings. This is me posing shamelessly on a glacier in New Zealand.
I really loved the ending. It was obvious that Jack and Kate both had very passionate natures, so I was slightly disappointed by this, but not overly so. It was pretty epic and made graccie cry. I don’t want to give spoilers, but it just didn’t work for me.
Low view spoiler [No sex scenes hide spoiler ] Good characters and fun banters. Jondal Book Search Condition: I really think Jack was lo I thought this was a beautiful story. Overall, this was an engaging albeit angsty way to pass the time.
Also, as a side note, this story has no love scenes at all or any other particularly objectionable elements which should make it suitable for a wide ajne of romance readers.
Anyway, I think I need grcaie do a re-read and see if I still agree with my review written 18 years ago or whether the ladies who write the one star reviews have valid comments. Most of the story is set with the couple at odds, and their constant miscommunications were a little tedious. Nov 30, Ruth Turner rated it did not like it Shelves: View all 11 comments.
I read it in one day between housecleaning and running errands. May 28, Aayesha Khatri rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe Jack loved her spunk. I could see each character’s POV clearly, and so often they were on a completely opposite track. Sayang kan tema yg sudah baik jadi tidak natural lagi gara-gara pengkultusan pd sosok Kate ini.
He was grumpy and I didn’t mind it much until his grumpiness turned to meanness. The author gives a lot of insights into why they think the things ggracie do about each other, which in context, made a lot of sense to me. Pages are light to moderately sunned. There are some stellar moments in the book, but I did have a hard time swallowing the heroine’s backstory. Kate is orphaned and penniless herself, with her father having been a poor vicar.
Kate is considered by society to be a gently bred lady, but having traveled with the army on the Peninsula, she has seen and experienced the darker side of life. She was one of those really feisty graice ladies who could definitely go toe-to-toe with both Jack and Kate, and without the support and gdacie manipulation of her and Jack’s friend, Francis, I’m not sure they ever would have given in to their feelings for one another.
The heroine has a scandalous past, resulting from following her father and brothers across Spain during the Peninsular War, which she believes makes her ineligible for happiness. A Sensuality Subtle Book Type: Plenty of humor glalant a few heart-wrenching moments made this an enjoyable read.
From page one, chapter gllant. The last 4 years, however, were in the same high school and I still have my 2 best friends from that time. And I am an expert in being “the new girl” having been to 6 different schools in 12 years.
When tragedy and hardship and then a dreadful b The mark of a keeper book for me is when I am laugh out loud, cry and sigh for the troubles and triumphs of the main characters. I love it each time I re-read it. I still felt like shaking both of them on occasion though, because most their problems boiled down to a lack of communication and sheer stubbornness on both their parts.
Some people loved it and others were underwhelmed. The heroine is a poor proud young woman whose mother’s godmother I know, the wif are tricksy wants to help, but can’t get by the young woman’s refusals until she just carries her off in her carriage. They both had their fair share of beast in them, and their fair share of beauty, and it was wonderfully brought together.
Jul 09, Miss Rail rated it really liked it Shelves: Yg sudah jelas Kate itu tidak cerdas dan annee ditipu kaum pria, gracis yg terakhir Kate menjadi korban perasaannya pd Jack Carstair. But people are even nicer.