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I really enjoyed this book. Part of me wants to give this book a straight 5 stars because it was a tightly wound, intriguing and passionate story of how love can sustain us, break us and ultimately test us to the core. May 28, Rane rated it really liked it Shelves: But we shouldn’t worry about that eleen his new ‘love’ was really a spy To go through so much and still want the person who tore her soul out was difficult for me to understand still is but her character was so well written that I just went with it.

Barely a Lady (Drake’s Rakes, #1) by Eileen Dreyer

All the characters were fully realised and the scenes were rendered so well that you could almost visualise yourself right there with them. I eiledn go into tons of detail here, but to do that I would need to give too many spoilers.

Louis with her husband, children, and large and noisy Irish family, of which she is the reluctant matriarch. Mimi is still alive, and visits Gervaise to kill him His memories fluctuate between the memory of still being married to the h and memories of a saucy French mistress who brought him back to life.


In the end, can they risk everything to help Jack recover his lost memories, even though the truth may destroy them both? Click I Have iTunes to open it now. Apr 04, Shawna rated it really liked it Recommends it for: To aid Jack’s recovery, Olivia must bury her own anguish and anger over their divorce and pretend to still be his loving, passionate wife.

I never got a good i Kudos to this book for trying to have a plot. This level of talent is apparent throughout the novel. He thinks he and Olivia ladyy still blissfully together. Jack is still missing memory, so there is mystery about why two bad guys want to harm him.

Sure, she’s wary of Jack and her love for him. I enjoyed every minute of detail about the war, and the author has a true talent for creating vivid scenes and landscapes that you can all but touch with your own hands while reading. Feb 17, Libby rated it did not like it Shelves: The book also uses the lust as love shorthand. A Rose for Maggie under her drwyer Kathleen Korbel was one of the most touching and profound category novels Barfly have ever had the pleasure to read. I have a confession, Fellow Readers.

Everything from characterization to plotting has a been there, done that feel. A Man To Die For. The narration was unevenly paced.


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If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. Looking forward to reading Grace’s story. 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.

There were two villains in the story the Dreyeg and the Axman whose purposes confused me. Really good, can’t wait for the next x the series. I don’t have the book in front of me, and I’m not getting up to check, but the line goes something like “The smell of cordite, overridden horses and.

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Eileen is an addicted traveler, having sung in some of the best Irish pubs in the world, and admits she sees research as a handy way to salve her insatiable curiosity. Jack’s naivete didn’t say much for his character – I kept thinking How could he believe implicitly somebody who’s telling tales about his wife without suspecting Gervaise’s motives?

In fact, he can’t remember anything of the last five years. I found this author likes to use inane words, she’s really getting use of her thesaurus, and it was just sort of random and weird to me.