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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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There is some mild suspense as there is someone trying to hurt Jeremy and Meredith, but it’s all rather predictable. View all 18 comments.

I really, really liked this book. Meredith thinks herself unattractive, but it is clear that Jeremy feels a passion for her, although he doesn’t want to be married to her or love her.

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No talking to each other. She couldn’t stay away from him or keep her heart out of his hands.

A very 80’s couple stands clasped together in a lake, her head thrown back, hair tumbling down her back, wearing a pink dress, soaked transparent.

May 20, Crista rated it really liked it Shelves: Sign up to receive offers and updates: Jun 10, Karla rated it it was ok Recommends it for: What I loved about this book was the passion and the love between Meredith and Jeremy.

Feb 24, Regan Walker rated it really liked it Shelves: That Used Bookstore Published: This one is about an English gentleman, Jeremy Devlin, whose uncle knocked him out and sold him as an indentured servant on a slave ship bound for the colonies. I highly recommend it!!! He was educated and refined but wasted his time gambling and whoring and eventually his uncle grefory is deceased takes the easy route and ships him to the colonies when Jeremy “shames” him with his raunchy behavior in London.


The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south. Showing best greory Show all copies.

I was wiping 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. One afternoon she decides to go with her step-dad down to the sale of bond-slaves.

He has some opposition from people in the community, but he is determined and comes up with a workable solution to the slavery issue. This is a good read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Your Online Bookstore Condition: Meredith and Jeremy were characters I liked and admired, and wished well bitterleaff. The compelling narrative of the novel keeps the reader wanting more.

Candace lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and is the mot Candace Camp is the New York Times bestselling author of over sixty books. Bitterleaf By Gregory, Lisa.

The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow and easy to relate to. In some ways, it reminded me a little of Dark Torment by Karen Robards, which has long been a favorite of mine, in that the heroine is a plain Jane spinster, and the hero is more or less an indentured servant that her stepfather buys off the auction block.


Trothrock rated it it was amazing Jan 05, She hates that butterleaf of plantation life, but she hates sitting at her relatives and having to deal with their incessant ridicule more. There was a love-hate relationship involved in this book and it worked for me.

I was pleasantly surprised.

May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Jul 03, sandy forguson rated it it lsa amazing. The first half of this book is just alright.

Bitterleaf by Gregory, Lisa

May 27, Keri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 14, Arabellavidal rated it bitterleat liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Then she met the regal blue gaze of a golden-haired slave upon the auction block, and with one burning look he branded her as the victim of his desire and revenge. Easily more than half, but I’m inclined to say three-quarters at least. View all 4 comments. This is a book about strangers becoming bitferleaf, lovers, and friends.

If you’re a fan of incredible circumstances, old school romance and purple prose, bitteerleaf is definitely the book for you. From beginning to end. Another of my favorite writers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.