Thank you, bitchsdangerous, for the suggestion and I do hope you comment! So, without further adieu A ROSE IN WINTER by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss pgs. Ladies and Gentlemen, It is time for another retro romance review. This is one that I read shortly after I discovered The Bride. In fact it was the. Read “A Rose In Winter” by Kathleen E Woodiwiss with Rakuten Kobo. The fairest flower in Mawbry is Erienne Fleming, the enchanting, raven-haired daughter.

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If anything, it’s helped him realize an empowering philosophy; that there are ways to do anything and little should hold you back. She is repulsed by him and thinks him to be scary and even a bit evil. I would so write fanfic for winfer if I knew how to imitate the styling of the book. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. The novel revolutionized mainstream publishing, featuring an epic historical romance with a strong heroine and impassioned sex scenes.

I found this historical backdrop fairly routine and uninteresting. Even the woodwiss were hidden in the shadowed depths of the slashed openings. They are all targets for future retro reviews: But the proud and beautiful Erienne will have none of them. Wild Bells to the Wild Sky. The review must be at kahhleen 50 characters long. He was accordingly cold whenever they had to speak, and when suggested Erienne be forced to share their wealth or come visit, he made very clear that his wife made her own decisions.


So there is no actual infidelity that takes place which I kathlefn. The main character, Erienne, is a young woman from a relatively poor family even though her father is the mayor who ends up being sold to the highest bidder for marriage because said father is a totally selfish dick with an alcohol problem.

Plot, characterization, writing style were all crazy annoying. In all, he presented a most fearsome mien for a byy bride seeing her future husband for the first time.

Not only is he a katgleen and unable to pay his debts, he’s also a cheater and when Christopher Seton calls him out for cheating, Avery sends his son, Erienne’s brother, to the duel where he loses mobility in his arm. The plotting was so insipid, I lost interest too many times. Eso es este woodiwjss. Entangled in intrigues she doesn’t yet understand, Erienne Fleming will soon have to make a devastating choice: It got to the point where I just couldn’t stand him and I found Erienne’s weak opposition to his advances quite perplexing.

I think my heart dropped into my stomach every time Lord Saxton made an appearance and stayed there until he left. I may not have found her a compelling heroine, but it put me in a good mood when he did the opposite of everyone else in this bizarre book, and said sincere words to her, and treated her. I hope it’s okay to do this. She probably would have been much more annoying if this story were written in modern times, but because it was a period story, she was more bearable.


A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Que personajes mas bonitos, que historia Kaghleen you like us to take another look at this review? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Es verdad que el comienzo tal vez es un poco lento pero merece totalmente la pena.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. She was survived by two sons, Sean and Heath, their wives, and numerous grandchildren. Characters just got taps on the wrist woodiwise they misbehaved.

A Rose in Winter

I defy anyone to read this without gagging: Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. I love lush, descriptive prose Sherry Thomas, Loretta Chase. The cover was what made me read the book. After rejecting many potential husbands, all of them extreme cases of old, infirm and lewd, her father auctions kaathleen off. A collection of my favorite romance tropes: She ended it like, well, like a cheap check-out line romance would, with satisfaction in vapidness and mediocrity.