Charleroi, Belgium Dawn, June 15, It would take a miracle to get him out of this alive. Warming his hands on a hot tin of coffee, he took a moment to assess his environment. The plain of Charleroi spread out before him like a green and gold patchwork quilt sewn together with hedgerows. Dawn thinned the summer sky to a watery yellow, and the smoke from a hundred cannons writhed through the morning mist. Relative silence temporarily reigned, but the battlefield was a site of frantic activity.
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Shelves: romance This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Where to start? Where to start! First, in a nut shell the best things about this book are the cover art and Lady Bea. 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.
Right off the bat I was immediately taken out of the story with the first sentence of the Where to start? Right off the bat I was immediately taken out of the story with the first sentence of the second or third paragraph. This story takes place in I remember this little factoid because it was created to replace gunpowder.
He assumed the worst, they were divorced, whoever he wants to sleep with in the meantime, whatever. Makes me like him a lot less, but whatever. Mimi is mysterious spy mistress. Of course she gets mad, but before they can even fight about it properly, the house is going up in flames.
How dismally stupid. Then there was the whole mystery of where had Jack been for the last 5 years, only it was never really discussed either. He was a spy. Faith in a man who kicked you and his unborn child to the curb and never looked back? I also thought how Lady Kate made such fast friends with Olivia at a ball where Olivia was a governess and hanging with the servants to be completely unrealistic. But it was odd for her to shouting out random things.
Lady Kate also adopts misfits as staff it seems, but nothing is really said about that.
Barely a Lady
Vukora Barely a Lady is available for download from Apple Books. He takes the bait and kills her supposed lover, her innocent cousin in a duel and divorces her — leaving her penniless and pregnant, to fend for herself. He was a spy. I could go into tons of detail here, but to do that I would need to give too many spoilers. Apr 16, Vintage rated it it was ok Shelves: After having her reputation and life stripped from her, Olivia Grace has been spending her time as a paid companion for the barfly five years. Nov 02, Lindsay rated it really liked it Shelves: And his kisses are so passionate they can make her forget that? When Jack wakes up, he has amnesia with no recollection of the past five years and thinks Olivia is still his wife.
Barely a Lady (Drake's Rakes Series #1)
Where do I begin with this one? And should I even bother? And the hero - while one of the biggest - is not the only problem of this novel Better yet, do not proceed at all. Hiding from the ton, from her past and from her thoughts and deepest secrets.
Barely A Lady (2010)
One of the greatest of these is the Earl of Gracechurch, who married and divorced her five years earlier. Abandoned and disgraced, Grace has survived those years at the edge of respectability. Then she stumbles over Jack on the battlefield of Waterloo, and he becomes an even more dangerous secret. For not only is he unconscious, he is clad in an enemy uniform.