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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He returned from commanding troops under Wellington on the Peninsula to wed his betrothed.
BOOK REVIEW: Gallant Waif/Tallie’s Knight by Anne Gracie
Not poorly written but I am just not in waiff mood for a heroine who throws “how dare you” around as if it was “hello”. But both books are great reads if you love Regency romance, and both have excellent historical details describing how people actually lived at that time.
She is from Australia where this book was first published and I would hate to see her not get a contract with an American publisher. They might not be the heat wrenching sobs that some book made experience, but they left their print. The writing itself is excellent and well-deserving of having been a finalist for the Rita Award, but the push-and-pull relationship wasn’t entirely to my liking. But ga,lant, that was a minor thing.
Oct 25, Kathleen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ellen Micheletti Review Date: I read it right through in a single sitting and wanted to read it galant right after I had finished. All this while they never have a single honest conversation, or are interrupted at the moment This was a sweet Beauty and the Beast type story.
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Jack was a jerk and jackass, but he was good also. April 15, Imprint: Most of the story is set gallatn the couple at odds, and their constant miscommunications were a little tedious.
Text block is slightly shaken, hinges are solid, pages are bound tight. Kate Farleigh was absolutely stunned when her refusal to accept Lady Cahill’s offer of “charity” resulted in her being swept away in her sumptuous carriage. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or waiff book’s price Recap the plot.
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Yet when it actually happened, it was worse than I’d dreaded I lost count of the number of times she would steel herself against him only to melt into a puddle of goo in the next paragraph. Her education was more one of experience, but she was a strong young woman who didn’t shy away from hard or difficult work.
It was like a cool glass of bubbly, this novel! Ships from the UK. Heroine had a tortured past, who was a war heroine with history of assault, whic One star Lost for the push-pull. It’s sappy, yet not. Gallant Waif By Gracie, Anne. May 19, Crista rated it really liked it Shelves: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. May 14, Mou rated it really liked it Shelves: This book was romantic and had kisses only.
Seven Minutes in Heaven. A Devil in Scotland. I laughed out loud when i read his awesome statement “my very firm belief, that virginity has absolutely no place in marriage. To ask other readers questions about Gallant Waifplease sign up. I think this had a lot to do with both characters still being very sympathetic underneath the armor of their obstinacy. The writing was cute and witty and Kate was a charming character, very well developed, caring and a real sweetheart.
Your purchase also supports literacy charities. He and her brothers were all killed in the war. Gracie, but I will definitely be checking out some of her others as soon as I can. This book is why I read romances.
I am a sucker for the hero who doesn’t look perfect and Jack Carstairs was it. And the 4 stars, because of the beautiful adaption of the beauty and the beast. Realizing that no one else is going to help the girl, he kindly tends to her, thinking waof she is one of his grandmother’s servants.