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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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.


I liked Jeremy and there are some awesome scenes in this book. It’s an antebellum which I don’t usually get into. Way better than watching porn together which I always thought was super weird.

Mar 12, Lyuda rated it it was ok Shelves: Even Jeremy, the love of her life, finds her unattractive and plain but still desires her. Jeremy Devlin was a nobleman’s bitterlea betrayed into bondage, purchased by Meredith Whitney’s step-father, to work on the plantaion gregorh Bitterleaf, near Charleston, SC.

Goodreads helps you bitetrleaf track of books you want to read. So it’s safe to say that I’ll be avoiding any spinster heroine novels longer than a Harlequin.

Lisa Gregory Candace Camp was writing some of the best emotional and touching romances of the time. Meredith is a plain, tall bookish young woman in sultry Charleston.

To ask other readers questions about Bitterleafplease sign up. Even after this book ended, I could imagine them having a good life together, raising their family, and running their plantation with honor, and not on the backs of enslaved labor.

This is a good read. Romi rated it liked it Dec 30, I don’t think Liaa will ever, ever pick up another romance where the heroine is a spinster. Jeremy is a cad, plain and lisq. 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. Then they were secret no longer He was actually purchased to take over the plantation and to wed Meredith.


It wasn’t expected, but bitterlef was powerful, and it changed their lives and united them much deeper than their marriage of convenience did. 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! Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. For the time, this was a hot romance. Heroine’s stepfather purchases indentured servant for his plantation.

Meredith was one of the biggest, whiny self-deprecators this social hermit has ever had the displeasure to read.

The first half of this book is just alright. However, that got to be way too infodumpy and I ended up skimming anything bittereaf looked like minutae of house husbandry and adjectives galore about clothing.

That Used Bookstore Published: I hig Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters. Meredith and Jeremy were characters I liked and admired, and wished well for. There was a love-hate relationship involved in this book and it worked for me. In this detailed story, she brings to life the world of the Southern plantation in 18th century America, bitferleaf the Revolutionary War.

This is the story of an illegitimate English lord who becomes an indentured servant in America.

Feb 24, Regan Walker rated it really liked it Shelves: I have to say some of their misunderstandings that persisted did bother me. I found this to be an emotional story.

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 biterleaf buys off the auction block.


Since GoodReads just happened to not have the cover “on hand” funnyI’ll describe it for you. Jeremy ultimately proves his worth many times over. I thought the last half of Whitney, My Love was intolerable since all the action rested on a Big Mis, but this was even worse.

Lists with This Book. Other than that, it goes in a different direction than Dark Torment. Feb 07, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: Better World Books Ltd Condition: Jan Blooth rated it really liked it Apr 15, Admittedly it bltterleaf about the taboo subject of slavery and abuse, but Meredith step-dad had a ace up his sleeve with Jeremy and it wasn’t made clear what his true aim was with Jeremy until after the incident and then you just thought he was one smart man.

Some richly drawn characters add a wonderful depth to the story, though you may find the pace is a bit leisurely. The landowner has a daughter whom is described as “plain, unattractive, and mousy”. However, they make the best of their situation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Bitterleaf by Lisa Gregory – FictionDB

Even when Jeremy expresses his desire for her, she refuses to believe he has any other motive other than personal gain. View all 4 comments. Your Online Bookstore Condition: Meredith WhitneyJeremy Devlin. So, I still have it.

This was during the time of slavery in America and I have never read a romance that set in this time period.