Jezebel Author:Katherine Sutcliffe Rafe de Bastitas is headed straight to hell. Hell, Texas, that is. He is seeking vengeance from the men who robbed him of his family -- of everyone he had ever truly loved. And he is prepared for just about anything. Except Charity Bell. — Widowed by the town preacher and denounced by her neighbors, Charity Bell is a marked woman. But beneath her... more » misery and scorn is a lady of refinement -- with a past of privilege that left her unprepared for life's cruel twists of fate. When Rafe happens upon her cottage at the edge of town, Charity is frightened, alone -- and giving birth to a fatherless son. Rafe can't help but reach out to the forsaken young mother -- and can't help feeling the spark of passion that quickly ignites between them.
Rafe and Charity have nothing in common, except their painful pasts -- and the promise of a love as wistful and wild as the Texas wind..« less
I dont usually review books but I dont know if I was ever more disappointed in a book before. The female "heroine" if that is what you would call her seems to not be able to be without a man, any man, the story tries to show her as strong when all her decisions are based on her having to have a man. If one wont have her she'll take another, when that doesn't work out and the one still wont have her she'll go back home to be with an old boyfriend, what ever happened to fighting for what you want and not taking anything less.