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 (Historical Romance) [Anne Gracie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gallant Waif By Anne Gracie – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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Jack has been hurt in body by the war and in soul by the faithless Julia. May 13, Kiki rated it really liked it Shelves: I posted my first ever review on Amazon for this book and I just went back to Amazon for a look at all of the comments including a couple of really scathing one-star reviews.
Smexy, but “clean” for all that. And the hero isn’t necessarily the beast here, neither is the heroine beauty.
Gallant Waif by Gracie, Anne
Ships from the UK. He jumps to conclusions, especially when drunk. She is from Australia where this book was first published and I would hate to see her not get a contract with an American publisher. As well as the horse and dogs, we had 2 cows Buttercup and Daisy and one of them always had a calfa sheep Woolly, goats Billy and Nanny dozens of ducks, chooks, and a couple of geese, a pet bluetongue lizard and a huge vegie patch.
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This is me and my classmates in Scotland. They fight like cats and dogs, but also have some really tender and sweet moments. I got tired of the same internal dialogue that cycles endlessly. In case you imagine we were a filthy rich I’ve always loved stories. These two have sparks that would like up the night.
The story is set inRegency England, but the only reason I know is because we are told. Gracie is definitely one of my “must buy” authors. Her father had also resented her, because of her mother dying while giving birth to her, so Kate never had her father’s love, nor was she as well-educated as most ladies would have been.
Sounds like I was raised by gypsies, doesn’t it?
I couldn’t quite suspend my skepticism on the amnesia story line, but it is fiction after all! Jack is a mess. Normal library stamps and stickers and markings.
Gallant Waif by Anne Gracie – FictionDB
Our hero Jack, has had much and fallen far. Jul 02, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: Cover shows some wear to edges, corners and spine tips. He drinks his sorrows away, gallatn like an ass and lashes out at Kate to keep love at a distance. He and her brothers were all killed in the war.
On the other hand it was anje angst and stubbornness which made them butt heads so often. Cover has light shelfwear.
I took this book out from the library while on a read-Regencies kick that I was having. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 10, Ira rated it really liked it Shelves: May 14, Mou rated it really liked it Shelves: Kate is fun, kind gacie you can’t help but admire her. I knew I was being manipulated.
She recovered her memory a month after that and realized she had been lied to but it was too late because she had already lost her innocence. Feb 16, Ilze rated it really liked it Shelves: Published April 1st by Harlequin first published Anne Gracie writes with excellent knowledge of the period and draws her characters exceedingly well.
It is as good a story about the healing of two wounded souls as I have ever read. European Historical Romance Review Tags: They go to visit the old lady’s grandson, who is back from fighting Napoleon with a scarred face and bad leg, living without servants and refusing company. I lost count of the number of times she would steel herself against him only to melt into a puddle of goo in the next paragraph.
This guy is broke, waiif with a vile temper is a cripple. A Sensuality Subtle Book Type: Kate tells Jack’s grandmother and later she tells Jack too that a french soldier found her and told her she was his wife. The word destitute might not the only one I wanted to use here because she was a lot more other things too.
Sure, the boickering built up the longing and the couple here-and-there kisses were not-so-satisfactorily okay, but I HATED that there was NO sex, none whatsoever!! Oh God oh God oh God, I absolutely loved this book, loved loved loved it.
Reread May 15, Reread May 8, Then his shallow fiance broke off their engagement because of his scars and near-penniless state. My parents had itchy feet. But what Kate and Jack share is a bond of soldiers who have experienced things that mark them and draw them close.