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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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Em Wittmann December 11, wzif 6: Kate does stand up to him and throws some stuff at him, good on her, but she always forgave him too quickly and I tired of the repetitive antics long before the book ever thought of being over. Aaif parents had itchy feet. I do recall a great liking for this story and have read most of the books the author has produced since — some better than others.

Selain hobi bersih-bersih rumahnya, saya tidak melihat kualitas unik lainnya. But this is not a Taming of the Shrew story at all. Luckily our house was always full of them.

And of course the meanness was because he loved the h but was unable to express his love since he knew what was good for her and wanted to make her hate him. It goes on for hundreds of pages but the endless fighting continued for too long and he was a pretty rotten drunk. What makes Biblio different? But he keeps on eating. I enjoyed this book. I will admit that it made them perfect for one another in some ways, because they were both willing to say what needed to be said when the other one needed a kick in the pants.

It seems a recent affliction of mine to shower Anne Gracie with compliments without any ounce of restrains, well she deserves every word; because she done me proud again with yet another wonderful book. I can see how his character might rub some the wrong way, he can be gruff and say mean things, but I thought it was believable for men of the time period. These two wounded physically and emotionally characters charge onto the scene and the sparks, and coffee pots, fly.


Her loneliness touched me, not as neediness but as deeply moved sympathy. Ellen Micheletti Review Date: No sex scenes, but a couple scenes I should mention for my clean reader friends view spoiler [1-Jack is injured in the war and while Kate is tending to his injured leg, his body responds.

Low view spoiler [No sex scenes hide spoiler ] Good characters and fun banters. But what made this a more delightful light read was their constant banter, it reminded me of a couple in book 3 of the Dragon Kin series by G.

Anyway, I think I need to 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. The most beautiful rescue ever, actually. Along the way, she stops to visit Kate Fairleigh, the daughter of her goddaughter. Indeed, this fact alone had me adding a star to an otherwise two star read.

Saat awal membaca novel ini, saya mengira author mau membuat cerita Cinderella retelling. View all 6 comments. I am in the second front row, in the middle, to the right of the girl in the dark tunic.

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Call me a sap, but I loved it from the first read, years ago. I think that having three, prominent, hardheaded, alpha-type characters in one story was perhaps a bit too much, but fortunately, I still liked them all anyway.

The softer moments are rather few and far between and didn’t last long enough for me, but are very romantic when they happen. Plenty of humor and a few heart-wrenching moments made this an enjoyable read. I did like his character in the beginning, with the exception of the fact that he felt it was all right to talk about the lowly wair help as play things, but would never extend that belief to women of quality.


I loved everything about it and had not one single, solitary quibble. It was obvious that Jack and Kate both had very passionate natures, so I was slightly disappointed by this, but not overly so. Showing best matches Show all copies. I got tired of the same internal dialogue that cycles endlessly.

She won’t let him wallow in self-pity. Greener Books Ltd Published: Anne Gracie now has my admiration. Jack was scarred and wounded so badly in the war he is unable to ride his horse and can no longer hunt. One of my favorite Anne Gracie books and I snapped it right up when I found it finally available digitally at Amazon earlier tonight. This author does a pretty good job with the time period.

I truly enjoyed the author’s humorous prose, her straight up style and truly well developed characters. In all honesty, I’m not really used to both the hero and heroine being so emotionally damaged.

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It was a very quick, emotionally satisfying, and “tame” couple gallany not consummate relationship World of Books Ltd Condition: 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. To view it, click here. Books by Anne Gracie.

Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.