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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Written in the days of bodice rippers. I hig Very well written story with good plot bityerleaf and very developed characters. Surely he could not love such an ungainly woman as she. Most of the story takes place at Bitterleaf and in Charleston.

It’s safe to say I don’t like this time period, and typically I try to avoid it. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. This was a book I read over and over and over. I highly recommend reading it out loud to friends when you’re all drunk. Even when Jeremy expresses his desire for her, she refuses to believe he has any other motive other than personal gain.

Bitterleaf by Lisa Gregory – FictionDB

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View all 3 comments. But I hope to find my own copy someday. Meredith is a spinster and the mistress of Bitterleaf.


She has learned over the years to keep her feelings and passions locked in, so noone can hurt her or have the ability to make fun of her. I don’t think I will birterleaf, ever pick up another romance where the heroine is a spinster.

What a lovely, trope-filled read! It sucks all the air out of a book when so much of it grfgory focused on a character’s plain looks or lack of social skills. Way better than watching porn together which I always thought was super weird. I love a good marriage of convenience story, and this is one of my favorites.

This is a good read. I have to say some of their misunderstandings that persisted did bother me. Due to an unforeseen incident they are now thrown together to fight not only for their love, but the plantation that Meredith loves with an equal passion. Tall, sapphire-eyed Jeremy Devlin was no simple servant. This is the story of an illegitimate English lord who becomes an indentured servant in America.

Bitterleaf by Gregory, Lisa

This was during the time of slavery in America and Lsia have never read a romance that set in this time period. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Trothrock rated it it was amazing Jan 05, I was ,isa 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.


They never failed to see what wasn’t there, but were totally blind to what was in front of them. Fran Barnes rated it it was amazing Jun 16, The angst took almost too long to resolve and the end grregory suitably melodramatic, but I guess the issue of slavery and indentured servitude was handled as well as it could be considering it’s a romance novel set in pre-independence America.


View all 4 comments. He was a nobleman’s son betrayed into bondage, unhumbled by the lash, who treated Meredith and every woman as his possession.

Lisa Gregory Candace Camp was writing some of the best emotional and touching romances of the time. All mass market PB’s are in good or better condition. He has some opposition from people in the community, but he is determined and comes up with a workable solution to the slavery issue. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No believing each other even bltterleaf they did talk.