Buy a cheap copy of Bitterleaf book by Candace Camp. Sold as a servant to South Carolina beauty Meredith Whitney, Jeremy Devlin. Bitterleaf by Lisa Gregory – book cover, description, publication history. Bitterleaf. () A novel by Lisa Gregory (Candace Camp). Find this book at. Bitterleaf by Candace Camp, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I have read this book many times over and I never get bored with it, I just can never put it down when I start reading it! Apr 27, Lauren rated it it was amazing Shelves: When he finally does come to his senses and truly desires Meredith its almost unbelievable, given his prior behavior.

The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south. I don’t think I will ever, ever pick up another romance where the heroine is a spinster.

Ccamp highly recommend it!!! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is the story of an illegitimate English lord who becomes an indentured servant in America. It was worth the read. The first The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south.

He lands in Charleston and is put on the auction block. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I really, really liked this book.

Bitterleaf by Lisa Gregory

A passing mention is made that the local planters won’t like it, but a realistic blowback isn’t even attempted. But he has plans of revenge on his mind.

Meredith spends much of the book self loathing her height and plain appearance. Otherwise I’d skip it. I felt their anger, hurt, disappointment, and passion right alongside them. I love a good marriage of convenience story, and this is one of my favorites.

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czndace Meredith family owned slaves, and she wasn’t particularly happy about it. So, when I was about 11 or 12, believe it or not, i was THE sexpert amongst my group of underdeveloped pre-teens. I was pleasantly surprised at the passion in this book.


Another of my favorite writers. Most of the story takes place at Bitterleaf and in Charleston.

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. 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 s This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down.

Her stepfather has a plan and Jeremy is a part of it. Jan Blooth rated it really liked it Apr 15, Jeremy is a cad, plain and simple. They always assumed the worst of each other when something happened and then acted like spoiled children.

Charleston, South CarolinaUnited States. He even goes so far as to scheme to marry Meredith and then sell off her plantation and move back to London, bitterlef her penniless and on the mercy of relatives.

Written in the days of bodice rippers. Call me a bigoted tropist, but dayum I’ve never encountered a device that is so unfailingly obnoxious. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A Sultry Tale from the Old South Set in Charleston, in the Carolina colony inthis is the story of Jeremy Devlin, the bastard son of an Irish mother and an English nobleman, and Meredith Whitney, the too tall plain daughter of a plantation owner.

This book really can never go out of style with its timeless take on a great love affair, it can stand the test of time and last throughout the ages. The story revolves around his relationship to Merideth, of course. Other than that, it goes in a different direction than Dark Torment. So it’s safe to say that I’ll be avoiding any spinster heroine novels longer than a Harlequin. Heroine’s stepfather purchases indentured servant for his plantation.


Mar 12, Lyuda rated it it was ok Shelves: The owner of Bitterleaf plantation, Daniel Hurley, sees potential in him and purchases him. Her lover is STARKERS the good bits obscured by the heroine’s bodacious bootyfeasting on her neck, practically holding her aloft as she is in full-on swoon.

Tall, sapphire-eyed Jeremy Devlin was no simple servant.

Selfish, self-centered and thoroughly lacking in morals, he spends the better part of the book looking out for 1. He was educated and refined but wasted his time gambling and whoring and eventually his uncle father is deceased takes the easy route and ships him to the colonies when Jeremy “shames” him with his raunchy behavior in London. An amazing ability to avoid the simmering topics even in the heat of anger, even though impulsive speech often was used to worsen the misunderstanding.


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. Open Preview See a Problem? I thought the last half of Whitney, My Love was intolerable cammp all the action rested on a Big Mis, but this was even worse. There were a bitterkeaf things that kept this book from being a 5 star read for me.

Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters. No trivia or quizzes yet. She couldn’t stay away from him or keep her heart out of his hands.