Gallant Waif (Harlequin Historical, #557)
The story of Major Jack Carstairs, recently returned from the Peninsular campaign badly wounded in body and spirit, and Kate Farleigh, who is hiding a shameful secret, is exceptionally well told.This is a story of high emotion, courage and heroism but never slips into sentimentality. There is... show more
The story of Major Jack Carstairs, recently returned from the Peninsular campaign badly wounded in body and spirit, and Kate Farleigh, who is hiding a shameful secret, is exceptionally well told.This is a story of high emotion, courage and heroism but never slips into sentimentality. There is sexual tension without sex scenes and the growing relationship between Jack and Kate is believable and moving.
Publish date: April 1st 2001
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Category Romance
, Regency Romance
, Traditional Regency
Another great book by Anne Gracie! This book was a easy read that I had to read in one sitting. I loved how the heroine and hero were bickering and how the grandmother handle things and her since of humor. Our heroine, Kate Farleigh has really had a tough life, I thought and it wasn't getting any b...
Just finished re-reading Anne Gracie's first two published books. When I first read them, I gave "Tallie's Knight" 5 stars and "Gallant Waif" 4. This time around, I would reverse the ratings - I definitely enjoyed "Gallant Waif" more, with its spirited, sassy heroine, than "Tallie's Knight", which...
Back to cleaning up reviews from the GR conversion. I read and reviewed this sometime last year or maybe the year before. When Kate Farleigh is kidnapped by Lady Cahill, her deceased mother’s supposed “godmother”, and brought to a ramshackle, dirty house owned by the crazy woman’s grandson she doe...
Oh God oh God oh God, I absolutely loved this book, loved loved loved it. It was such a sweet, slow and angst-y romance, I can honestly say that I enjoyed every MINUTE of it. It's exactly the kind of story I like, with a grumbling, bad-tempered cynical hero and a persistent, sweet heroine who does e...
To the person who thought this a good challenge book: Curse you! That box of kleenex next to my computer is there because I had a cold; not to deal with leaky eyes.Many authors try for spunky and only succeed at annoying. The author managed to successfully pull off an intelligent h with a spine a...