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Nov 25, Walford rated it really liked it. Good period. Don't assume this is just a ripoff of Casablanca. I thought this book was amazing. I have been unable to finish books lately been getting bored half way though but 'Because you Despise Me' kept me hooked.
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A Joyfully Jay review. Jake and Nicolas are the primary focus of the book, though their romance is never given as much attention as I would have preferred. They work well together and if they are not a perfect couple, then they seem all the more realistic because of it. Jake is a lit A Joyfully Jay review. Jake spent a year as a captive of the Turks after Gallipoli and the torture he endured has clearly left its mark. Nicolas is charmingly French and his languid approach to even the tensest of situations is rather delightful. The two often engage in quick-witted banter and their scenes together are the highlights of the book.
I have to be honest and say I really didn't enjoy this story. It dragged and I found it boring. The writing is actually ok but I found it hard going. And yet if you like historicals then you might enjoy this. I think it would have helped to have some small explanation about that in the appendix. Secondly, the two main characters seemed to have some kind of backstory togethe I have to be honest and say I really didn't enjoy this story.
Secondly, the two main characters seemed to have some kind of backstory together and I felt as though I was missing some key aspects that would have helped me appreciate the story more. This wasn't helped by other characters who also had previous history with the main character. Thirdly, all that glitters is not gold. This looked really interesting on NetGalley and sounded like something I would be interested in. I have picked up some excellent books from there but a lesson for me therefore is caveat emptor, let the buyer beware even though I am not strictly a buyer.
Let the requester beware. Good writing, but a hard slog to get into. Anyway moving on!! Copy provided by Dreamspinner Press vis NetGalley in exchange for a review. View all 6 comments. Amastan She despises people who lie. CM The rich sometimes despise the poor. CK Don't despise a man because he is poor. CM He despised those who lived on welfare. CK She despises him only because he is poor. CM Minorities are despised in many countries. CM Don't despise others because they are poor. CM He despises people of a lower social class.
CM We should not despise a man because he is poor. He emerges from the blur, walking smoothly and unhindered, hands tucked in the pockets of a white dinner jacket. As cliche as it seems it's as if he's been waiting for her, just her, and never takes his eyes off of her. She feels a distant shock of her conscious self, but her subconscious is not surprised at all.
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She buries the Scrabble tiles, her bare hands raking up the dirt, in a random spot on the quad at the college. She ruins her manicure. The game was on the television overhead and they could have gone together, as it was just a few miles away at the stadium, but of course House wanted to forgo the crowd, and to be honest, so did she.
After finishing her intensive lab work the rest of her Saturday had yawned lazily, and mid afternoon beers and banter with Greg House was her favorite way to pass the time, though she'd never admit it to herself, him, or anyone who might ask. Possibly because with him, anything could happen, and it held a lot more excitement than even the deepest college football rivalry. She took a long pull from it and sighed heavily. That's when he snagged her hand. She snatched it away. Some diagnostician," she snapped, growing red from embarrassment.
Just because you despise me, you are the only one i trust
House laughed and rolled his eyes. He unfolded her arm it but she fisted her hand and he laughed harder. Cuddy leveled him a gaze. She waited for the next barb, but as always, he took her completely by surprise. He held her gaze, half smiled, and then turned her hand over gently and pressed a kiss to the inside of her wrist. The room came to a standstill in her mind and she felt the momentary pressure all the way to the pit of her stomach and would never forget the visual of him gently bowing his head to make the gesture. Story Story Writer Forum Community. TV Shows House, M. Cuddy, post-series.
References to the film Casablanca, which House would probably appreciate. What waters? We're in the desert. Conway asked it on a Tuesday in November. You're blaming yourself, as you always have.
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She unfolds the letter first, frowning at the unfamiliar letterhead. Taxes on distributions are the responsibility of the receiver. Sincerely, Attorney Molly Hooper She turns the sachet over in her hand, her fingers separating each identical item slowly. Rachel looks up from her phone, takes in Cuddy's expression, and lowers the device. She opens it, and her subconscious fluidly transforms the clinic into a bar.
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Cuddy turns to the rest of the room, brimming with blurred faces and bodies. He smiles through the haze. She wakes up from her own sob. The author would like to thank you for your continued support.