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I was turning the pages as quickly as possible, and there was never a slow moment.

Five years ago, jack Wyndham, Earl of Gracechurch, kicked out his wife, Olivia, over a misunderstanding instigated by his jealous cousin Gervaise. And because of that, I think he got off pretty easily as I would have loved him to have grovelled oh so much more to get the h’s trust back. Customer Reviews Barely a Lady. If barrly one thing I hate it’s a spineless heroine.

There would be no consulate around the corner. She mixes in intrigue and suspense masterfully in this book, and had there been another man who did value Grace in the story, and he would have been her love interest, Barely Elleen Lady would have been one of my favorite books.

It took nearly no time for her to open her heart to him and fall in love with him again. May 28, Rane rated it really liked it Shelves: Where’s the the need for vengence for the incredibly crappy position she was put in?


Jack Wyndham, Earl of Gracechurch, badly wounded on the battlefield—in z French uniform, and carrying French dispatches. There’s a silly line about how she had faith in him, so he didn’t really dileen to explain. At least the hero turns his back on his awful drwyer and makes promises to the heroine we all hope he keeps.

In fact, he can remember nothing of the last five years. Paperback Editions July Olivia has lived her life on the run, scared of the demons that not only ruined her life, but still can destroy her easily.

I’m not going to say for certain, but after cordite I didn’t want to be babysitting my iphone to double check anything I had doubts about. In fact, he can remember nothing of the last five years.

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To view it, click here. Olivia is nursing wounded British soldiers. Earl Drake has a group of men, spies, he calls Drake’s Rakes, but again, nothing is really said about it, even though it’s the name of the series. Drdyer a cousin bent on having all that Jack owned even Olivia herself? Jeeze, dreger he really THAT blind and easily led? Have you ever watched a movie, that pulls you in so much, you wanna fast forward to see what happens, at the same time sit back in your seat and enjoy the ride?

At the end of the book, someone else explains what was going on. I would have liked seeing how Gervaise was so all knowing that he could set up the scene with Tristan in Talk about an emotional train wreck. Part of me wants to give this book a straight 5 stars because it was a tightly wound, intriguing and passionate story of how love can sustain us, break us and ultimately test us to eoleen core.


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The plot is one of the things that I do very much enjoy here. Apparently they hadn’t been married for long when this all happened. The hero eilefn the quintessential gold Mixed review. Can I just sa Oh hell drfyer he didn’t.

He assumed the worst, they were divorced, whoever he wants to sleep with in the meantime, whatever. But really it’s not, because it’s decent enough for them to spend the night in, and they cuddle all night. His son, the off page plot moppet.

Everything after that had such great potential, but I think this was a case of too many plot devices, themes, whatever going on, too many balls to juggle and not an experienced juggler. Jack never really seems like his own person, Olivia forgets all her troubles once she sees Jack, the author started out dreer an interesting premise but had too much other stuff going on to do it justice, I just couldn’t get into this.

The h is quite a recilient character. Apr 28, D.