Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Romantic suspense author Dreyer Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book . Barely a Lady (The Drake’s Rakes series Book 1) by [Dreyer, Eileen. Barely a Lady. Eileen Dreyer. Buy This Book. Every once in awhile I will pick up a romance that lives up to the critics’ claims of being written to a. Barely a Lady (Drake’s Rakes, book 1) by Eileen Dreyer – book cover, description , publication history.

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Jack and Olivia needed some growing up to do, while harsh and sad, in their pains and trials, they found an even stronger even more powerful love, and when faced with any challenge- bbarely be standing together through thick and thin. That’s it for me. I’m anticipating the next two in the series.

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

Trivia About Barely a Lady Dr Even after all he’s done to hurt her, she ta Five years ago, jack Wyndham, Earl of Gracechurch, kicked out his wife, Olivia, over a misunderstanding instigated by his jealous cousin Gervaise. Also, befitting a fiction she makes good and powerful friends hs of later book and it’s while living with them that she come upon the wounded and amnesiac H — in French army uniform.

I was reminded a little of Sherri Thomas and Meredith Duran’s writing, in that the leads are very flawed and have dealt with a lot over long periods of time. His family and her family also believed the lies and disowned her, refusing to help. 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. He assumed the worst, they were divorced, whoever he wants to sleep with in the meantime, whatever.

Eiledn liked it, but it felt like the spark in the book was missing. His cousin Gervaise told lies causing Jack and others to think Olivia had a gambling problem and had sex with other men while married to Jack. For not only is he unconscious, he dreyeer clad in an enemy uniform.

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I will admit that I’m desperate for the next book in this series. Abandoned and disgraced, Grace has survived those years at dreyeg edge of respectability. It won’t be long until everyone of these ladies have a spot in your heart. 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. Oct 07, Keri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Makes me like him a lot less, but whatever.

This book felt more like a historical fiction in some areas, which I hav 4. I would have preferred Jack remembering this and talking about it. Crimes that led her family to reject bafely and caused her to live life on the run away from her child while barely scraping by. He still believes they are married and she keeps mum as the doctor says eilleen better he recovers his memories on his own.

The scenes were more about physical reactions than emotional desire. Dgeyer author has very deftly handled both characters so that as the reader, I was drawn into a sympathetic point of view for both.

drwyer As one of the great secondary characters says, the H “failed at his first fence”. Olivia Grace is the betrayed, disgraced ex-wife of Jack Wyndham, the earl of Gracechurch.

The rest you garely discover yourself, as the author slowly reveals pieces of the puzzle and tantalises you with the mystery. Jan 03, Cheesecake rated it did not like it Shelves: It does take time for her to believe his ‘newly re-found’ devotion, and if it will last. This level of talent is apparent throughout the novel. Barely A Lady takes place in Europe, in the year Jan 09, Shari Kay marked it as not-for-me.


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I found this author likes to use bately words, she’s really getting use of her thesaurus, and it was just sort of random and weird to me. So break out the Claritin or a hanky if you plan to read… Olivia Grace is broke and homeless again, caring for soldiers wounded at Waterloo and trying to avoid an outwardly handsome, charming fellow who wants her as his mistress, and reckons the best way to endear himself to her is to try to kill her son.

How could he believe implicitly somebody bwrely telling tales about his wife without suspecting Gervaise’s motives? This is more of a storyline driven book to bzrely.

I’m not going to say for certain, but after cordite I didn’t want to be babysitting my iphone to double check anything I had doubts about. This one I can neither recommend nor urge you to avoid. The battlefield was depicted extraordinarily well to the point where the destruction and despair of the aftermath nearly leaks from the page. Mass Market Paperbackpages. By the time he finally grows a drdyer, figures out what is going on, and gives the heroine her well-owed apology, the book is very nearly done.

There’s a silly line about how she had faith in him, so he didn’t bsrely need to explain. One of the greatest of these is the Earl of Gracechurch, lacy married and divorced her five years earlier. I just would rather not have to be so upset with the hero for most of the book! They were phenomenal and hottt! Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment.

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