Gallant Waif ended up being one of those books that I had a somewhat difficult time rating. The writing itself is excellent and well-deserving of having been a. Read “Gallant Waif” by Anne Gracie with Rakuten Kobo. Kate Farleigh was absolutely stunned when her refusal to accept Lady Cahill’s offer of “charity” resulted. Gallant Waif [Anne Gracie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . The story of Major Jack Carstairs, recently returned from the Peninsular.
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In one magnificent scene, in a rage, she smashes all his liquor. While they never crossed the line and glalant is considered a “clean” romance, it felt like they just took out the actual sex scenes, rather than what most clean romances do, which is focus on the emotions behind it and not the lust.
Although the main characters didn’t awif beyond kissing throughout the story, I felt their passion very clearly. Saat awal membaca novel ini, saya mengira author mau membuat cerita Cinderella retelling. Kate has her own wounds as well from the war and to go into them would spoil the story.
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. And I am an expert in being “the new girl” having been to 6 different schools in 12 years. Thank you, Miss Bates, for digging out my very first book and giving it a lovely walk in the sunshine.
Gallant Waif by Anne Gracie — All About Romance
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! On the other hand it was that angst and stubbornness which made them butt heads so often. I absolutely loved Kate and I admire her. I do recall a great liking for this story and have read most of the books the author has produced since — some better than others.
So Lady Cahill kidnaps This is what I’d call a sweet romance. Cynical and hurt, Jack hides away at the run-down country estate of Sevenoakes, the only thing that he has left.
Please review your cart. Smexy, but “clean” wiaf all that. The word destitute might not the only one I wanted to use here because she was a lot more other things too.
Gallanr makes Biblio different? The language used in this time period irritates me. Jondal Book Search Condition: From page one, chapter one. Gracie, but I will definitely be checking out some of her others as soon as I can. Germs of a better book in here, must be an early author work before a style was achieved. The characters were great and the story was decent, though it didn’t ring my bell.
There are some stellar moments in the book, but I did have a hard time swallowing the heroine’s backstory. Whatever they happened to be wrangling over though, it all seemed to be a carefully choreographed dance to keep each other close while still holding each other at arms length and stubbornly denying their feelings.
Sounds worse than it is.
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Galant, also victim of war, his loss quite visible as the damages are physical and is actually broke financially and has been jilted. Of course the next trick is actually finding my copy.
It was pretty epic and made me cry. Thank you so much! Sign In Register Help Cart. Kate and Jack have a lot in common. Kate does stand up to him and throws some stuff at him, good on her, but she always forgave him too quickly and I tired of the repetitive antics long before the book ever thought of being over. The one good thing about Jack and Kate’s obstinate natures was that it created a situation that was ripe for sharp, witty bantering. 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.
I should have despised this book from the very beginning for many reasons.