6 Jul Barely a Lady by Eileen Dreyer Dear. Ms. Dreyer,. When a friend told me that you had started this historical series, despite the fact that I’m pretty. 7 Jul 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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I could go into tons of detail here, but to do that I would need to give too many spoilers.

Faith in a man who kicked you and his unborn child to the curb and never looked back? Estimated number of sex scene pages: Oct 07, Keri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Considering that said character never even get a chance to say a word and that we hardly know him, I find it quite amazing how attached and touched I was by the whole scene and also by the heartfelt accord I felt at what was said about life in general. Another downside is that as you’re dragged through this immeasurable heartache of a story – emotional roller coaster anyone?

It has a definite Othello theme running through the plot, although this isn’t so pronounced that you keep thinking of Shakespeare all the way through. Keeping that in mind, I really didn’t care for this book.

She counts film producers, police detectives and Olympic athletes as some of her sources and friends. 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. Louis with her husband, children, and large and noisy Irish family, of which she is the reluctant matriarch. Beat until consistency is smooth as English cream. How can you not love someone who talks in riddles and idioms only because her brain can’t handle regular words?


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Two of them were flashbacks to their marriage, and one of those was a quickie, while the other gets interrupted before the end. Thanks barelyy telling us about the problem. 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.

I wanted to feel more of who this man was.

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

This was a really heart wrenching read. Unfortunately, the feeling that I was left with wasn’t that pleasant one obtained upon finishing a satisfying read. But worse, when Jack finally wakes ladj Olivia’s care, he can’t remember how he came to be on a battlefield in Belgium. Want to Read saving…. Feb 17, Yona rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 20, Bird rated it did not like it Shelves: 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.

Its so angsty that it actually hurts. A past in which, as he learns slowly during his recovery from amnesia, includes him believing lies about her and subsequently vreyer him out on her PREGNANT behind. Poor Olivia, already having to deal with so much on her eioeen, and eipeen she has to deal with Mimi. I can’t wait to unravel her tale of heartache and see her find love with the man who broke her heart long ago.

I have some problems with the story, but Dreyer’s writing style is addictive!

A retired trauma nurse, Eileen lives in her native St. The teaser chapter totally sucked me in, much faster than Barely a Lady did and that was pretty damn quick! Yes, historical romances are typically brimming with angst, but I was so furious at Jack’s TSTL actions that Olivia overlooking that angered me.


Lady Kate also adopts misfits as staff it seems, but nothing is really said about that. Overnight the love of your life goes from the sweetest girl in the world to a lying whore?

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Feb 17, Libby rated it did not like it Shelves: First, in a nut shell the best things about this book are the cover art and Lady Bea.

Jack Wyndham, the man who married her and claimed to love her, then abruptly ejected her from their home, pregnant and without a farthing. Jul 28, Shelly rated it it was ok Shelves: One of the greatest of these is the Earl of Gracechurch, who married and divorced her five years earlier. And if that wasn’t a big enough insult, he found love easily enough with someone else during the years he was away from the heroine.

Barely a Lady

Jun 14, Jacqueline marked it as did-not-finish Shelves: Olivia Grace has secrets that could destroy her. There is murder, mystery, deception, as well as honor, loyalty, and of course love. A Rose for Maggie eilen her pseudonym Kathleen Korbel was one of the most touching and profound category novels I have ever had the pleasure to read.