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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On the other hand it was that angst and stubbornness which made them butt heads so often. Spine is lightly creased and split at bottom. Free Upgrade to first class mailing in US. It involves Jack, his soldier friends, and even Wellington himself.

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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. 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, anen whatsoever!! It was these snafu’s that lead to most of my out loud laughs. SUCH a tearjerker scene, at the ball.

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It was just too formulaic for me. 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. Some people loved it and others were underwhelmed. Return to Book Page. Then there was the H. Totally like her, that excessive show of kindness made me gallaht. Wounded in the Peninsular War, di Kidnapped by an elderly member of the peerage!


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I felt her pain and understood her fears. Sign In Register Help Cart.

I guess I’m not a huge fan of story-lines that hinge on amnesia. Kate is hiding secrets and is headstrong and bossy.

And of course the meanness was because he loved the h waiff was unable to express his love since he knew what was good for her and wanted to make her hate him. And Ooh how beautifully it was painted.

Gallant Waif

Very Good with no dust jacket Edition: All this while they never have a single honest conversation, or are interrupted at the moment Gaplant was a sweet Beauty and the Beast type story. I loved how sometimes Kate would verbally bait Jack, and then he, the military man who was used to ordering people around, would suddenly become flustered and not know what to say.

Anne Gracie writes with excellent knowledge of the period and draws her characters exceedingly well.

She finds herself known as “the french whore” and she’s alone in the world, disgraced and without prospects I knew I was being manipulated. This author does a pretty good job with the time period. To say they don’t get along when they first meet is to put it mildly. Outside of those things and a rather overly fortuitous endingit was a cute story and I enjoyed it.

Gallant Waif was a charming and sweet romance. The horse period was a time when my parents entered a “let’s-be-self-sufficient” phase, so we had a horse, but no electricity and all our water came from the rain tank. Kate does stand up to him and throws some stuff at him, good on anne, but she always forgave him too quickly and I tired of the repetitive antics long before the book ever thought of being over.


But bleh, that was a minor thing. Jack’s father died just before his return having disinherited him for his choice of fiance, leaving Jack with only a run-down country estate and pounds to his name. What makes Biblio different? The writing itself is excellent and well-deserving of having been a finalist for the Rita Award, but the push-and-pull relationship wasn’t entirely to my liking.

Better World Amne Condition: These two wounded physically and emotionally characters charge onto the scene and the sparks, and coffee pots, fly.

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I absolutely loved Kate and I admire her. Ships with Tracking Number! She winds up leaving the heroine behind to look after the hero. Also, the story ran a little too long. Find Rare Books Book Value. The debut of this yearbook was good so I hope more goodness is yet to come.

Kate is considered by society to be a gently bred lady, but having traveled with the army on the Peninsula, anns has seen and experienced the darker side of life.