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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Most of the story is set with the couple at odds, and their constant miscommunications were a little tedious. Seiring dgn lajunya saya membaca, makin lanjut makin sebal saya baca novel ini. Apr 03, bookjunkie rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is what I’d call a sweet romance.
Selain hobi bersih-bersih rumahnya, saya tidak melihat kualitas unik lainnya. Anne Gracie now has my admiration. Gallant Waif was a charming and sweet romance.
To my amazement I became a chalkie myself and found a lot of pleasure in working with teenagers and later, adults. The heroine has a scandalous past, resulting from following her father and brothers across Spain during the Peninsular War, gaolant she believes makes her ineligible for happiness. SUCH a tearjerker scene, at the ball. Firstly, I didn’t very much like the fact that Kate wasn’t innocent. No matter where I lived, I read. For most of my childhood we didn’t have TV, so books have always been a big part of my life.
I liked this book very much. A handsome man, disfigured and disabled in the war, disowned by his father and subsequently abandoned by his fiance, gracif has retreated from the world. Wounded in the Peninsular War, di Kidnapped by an elderly member of the peerage! graccie
It was obvious that Jack and Kate both had very passionate natures, so I was slightly disappointed by this, but not overly so. 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.
Sometimes if the book is sufficiently dull, it puts me right back to sleep. However, as much as I admired the h for her strength of character in the first quarter of this story, her character quickly devolved into a woman who couldn’t control her body whenever in the presence of the H.
Oct 25, Kathleen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author pulls on my heartstrings with obvious emotional manipulation, creating such horrible wounding for Jack and Kate — wounds of the heart and soul.
I loved his protectiveness of Kate, and hers for him. Brit Books Ltd Condition: I loved everything about it and had not one single, solitary quibble. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Kidnapped by an elderly member of the peerage! To add to this injustice, he went to war because of his future-wife and was disowned by his father.
The one good thing about Jack and Kate’s obstinate natures wif that it created a situation that was ripe for sharp, witty bantering. The fact that the MCs got to know each other before jumping into bed together, whether on the page or off it, was a nice departure from most HR nowadays.
After skimming over other reviews, I wasn’t sure what to expect. They were both great characters. Em Wittmann December 11, fallant 6: I have to say, dogs and horses are great audiences, apart from their tendency to drool occasionally. But seriously, it was a great book, one that had me squealing and fangirling throughout.
Gallant Waif by Gracie, Anne
For a change, the past did not make for tortured complicated personas! Although the main characters didn’t get beyond kissing throughout the story, I felt their passion very clearly.
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. View all 3 comments. It is as good a story about the healing of two wounded souls as I have ever read. A lighter fare but it does have some darker elements. So does Kate, but she has more cause, IMO.
Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Some slope to spine. Anne Gracie writes with excellent knowledge of the period and draws her characters exceedingly well.
Don’t get me wrong, they have a totally swoony romance and the underlying love is pretty palpable. And I am an expert in being “the new girl” having been to 6 different schools in 12 years.
anbe Free Upgrade to first class mailing in US. This is a story of high emotion, courage and heroism but never slips into sentimentality. I laughed out loud when i read his awesome statement “my very firm belief, that virginity has absolutely no place in marriage.
I really think Jack was lost to Kate after their first meeting, but it takes him a very long time to realize it.