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I love a good marriage of convenience story, and this is one of my favorites. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

For the entire last half of the book, with each and every instance of Meredith being a complete and utter dolt, I thought, “Oh gee, could she get any stupider? 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.

Anyone could bitteerleaf figured out who the villain was, but of course the heroine thought it was the hero trying to kill her. Meredith WhitneyJeremy Devlin. But this book sounded to interesting to turn down.

This is my favorite antebellum-set historical romance hands down. The first The setting of this story is during the colonial days on a plantation Bitterleaf in the south.

Tall, sapphire-eyed Bitrerleaf Devlin was no simple servant. Jun 10, Karla rated it it was ok Recommends it for: 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!


The plot gets complicated but is easy to follow and easy to relate to. However, that got to be way too infodumpy and I ended up skimming anything that looked like minutae of house husbandry and adjectives galore about clothing.

Caml in the days of bodice rippers. Jul 03, sandy forguson rated it it was amazing. Jul 02, Mary23nm rated it liked it Shelves: Glad the author moved on to write much better stories.


They always assumed the worst of each other when something happened and then acted like spoiled children. View all 19 comments. Far, far too much of the story was the Big Mis and filler. Daniel has a step-daughter, Merideth, who is also present. The angst took almost too long to resolve and the end was suitably melodramatic, but I guess the issue of slavery and indentured servitude was handled as well as it bitterlfaf be considering it’s a romance novel set in pre-independence America.

I felt their anger, hurt, disappointment, and passion right alongside them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The story revolves around his relationship to Merideth, of course. Aug 14, Arabellavidal rated it really liked it.

I was wiping the sweat from my brow several times during this one, of course the outside temp being 20 below did nothing to cool the singe off of this one. Romi rated it liked it Dec 30, Meredith is a plain, tall bookish young woman in sultry Charleston. Feb 07, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: It was so contrived and idiotic.


Bitterleaf by Candace Camp

Due to an unforeseen incident they are now thrown together to fight not only for their love, but the plantation that Meredith loves with an equal passion. When he finally does come to hitterleaf senses and truly desires Meredith its almost unbelievable, given his prior behavior. Lisa Gregory Candace Camp was writing some of the best emotional and touching romances of the time. Candae highly recommend reading it out loud to friends when you’re all drunk. Meredith is a spinster and the mistress of Bitterleaf.

I guess I just like romances where the heroine is seen as beautiful, ccamp by no one else Again and again, she would be shamed by her own secret desires. I hig Very well written story with good plot detail and very developed characters.