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Barely a Lady

Now five years later, Olivia is living out a life as a companion on the outskirts of society that shuns her. The author has very deftly handled both characters so that as the reader, I was drawn into a sympathetic point of view for both. Preview — Barely a Lady by Eileen Dreyer. I have some problems with the story, but Dreyer’s writing style is addictive!

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A retired trauma nurse, Eileen lives in her native St. Click I Have iTunes to open it now. The blurb does a good enough job of summarising the book, so I will take the liberty of repeating it here: Once I started, I couldn’t put it down. Refresh and try again.

It took nearly no time for her to open her heart to him and fall in love with him again. Olivia has lived her life on the run, scared of the demons that not only ruined her life, but still can destroy her easily. I read this book in almost one sitting and loved every word. Still, it was a tough read for me. It’s the building of the plot and all the side characters that really help this book along dreyerr make it so unputdownable to me.


If Jack killed Tristan and had to leave the country, why is he now allowed back?

I had no expectations, though, but to be entertained. I was turning the pages as quickly as possible, and there was never a slow moment. The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes.

Visit my blog, The Eclectic Book Lover, to continue reading this review. To keep him from being hanged for a traitor, Olivia must pretend she and Jack are still married. His son, the off page plot moppet. They were phenomenal and hottt! I highly recommend this book!

I liked the style of the book, with all the past secrets being revealed slowly throughout the book. Divorce as we know it does not exist in this time. Mass Market Paperbackpages. I admit to some interest in reading this book after reading very polar reviews, it seemed to be a love it or leave it type of book. This one I can neither recommend nor urge you to avoid. There’s even a brief moment when she finds him and thinks him dead – and feels ‘vicious pleasure’. Her employer leaves Brussels without her.


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

What a sorry excuse for a man. The teaser chapter totally sucked me in, much faster than Barely a Lady did and that was pretty damn quick!

For not only is he unconsci Olivia Grace has secrets that could destroy her. More eiledn Eileen Dreyer. Her newest acquaintance puts her directly back into her ex-husband Jack Wyndham, Earl of Gracechurch’s path. I do think I’ll read the other books in the series because I really liked the author’s style, even though I had problems with the story itself. The feeling is mutual and their whirlwind, passionate romance ends with a wedding. We’re not talking about the plot-twisty “Wow – didn’t see that one coming!

It was not an irredeemable character flaw, but rather, a lack of maturity and therefore, forgivable with the right blend of atonement.

This was a really heart wrenching read. Lists with This Book.