• June 17, 2019

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. 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. 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.

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hy Jul 19, Vivian rated it it was amazing Gy While her writing style could turn purple prose at the drop of the hat, I mostly found her descriptions to create a great deal of atmosphere. She was also extremely loyal. All of this is woven throughout the story of the romance and also provides some of the impetus for the actions of a few key individuals.

Madeline Hunter 12 books books: His hand, as if on its own volition, came upward from her back and hovered out of range of her vision, as if he yearned to caress her cheek but fought against the urge.

A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

The ‘mystery’ and the ‘grand reveal. He was incredibly smart, calculating, brave, and he had a sense of humor. He doesn’t mourn because he’s a cripple. She e.woodiwiss also completely powerless in the story and requires a big strong man to save her from everything.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The novel revolutionized mainstream publishing, featuring an epic historical romance with a strong heroine and impassioned sex scenes.

Review: A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

The characters and settings could also be fully developed without cheating one or the other. Happily Ever After by Harriet Evans. You’ve successfully reported this review. Her father, Avery, mayor of their small town in the north of England, is awash in gambling debts. I liked him for all of that but then after the marriage when he continued his attempts to seduce Erienne, which is when I decided that he needed some redemption before becoming a worthwhile hero.


Christopher SetonErienne Fleming. Wolf and the Dove. This blurb came from Goodreads. However, the stories vary.

I want to reread this now! I loved how ms. I thought the gist of the romance lacked merit and appeal; that is, the handsome Christopher struggling to convince Erienne to love him instead of her husband, the ugly and malformed Lord Saxton. She even complained about his limp, for God’s sake, saying it made her cringe listening to the “step, scrape, step, scrape” sound of him coming into her room.

Woodiwiss’ characters were mostly stereotypes, but she made lemonade with her lemons. Es verdad que el comienzo tal vez es un poco lento pero merece totalmente la pena.

I even love unnecessarily detailed descriptions Diana Gabaldon. Erienne’s shock was great, and it was through a numbed sense of awareness that she noticed other details about him.

Rather defeats the purpose of the “beast” part. Por algo Kathleen E. The man was nea So. The first publisher on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run. This would make a much better movie than Fifty Shades will ever hope to be. Confessions of a Dangerous Lord. The writing is laughably bad.

Retro Review – A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Not that that’s bad, necessarily – I know romances are generally guaranteed a HEA – but really, when the entire conflict because view spoiler [the thing with the Saxon family does not deserve the characterization of “conflict” hide spoiler ] hinges on the heroine being tempted between two men, it’s minorly frustrating when you figure out the big secret within the first fifty pages.


He waited as long as it took for her to be intimate with him, and sometimes was too hesitant just to touch her.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Although she had much to learn about being a wife, going to parties and avoiding being molested practically by other certain lordsand fighting off the courting efforts of Christopher, the whole story, for me, became about Lord Saxton.

After each step he took, the weighted foot was dragged sideways to meet the other. e.woodjwiss

Plot, characterization, writing style were all crazy annoying. Esta relectura me ha pillado con Primer sentimiento: And then there is the heroine. I know they had some intimate moments in the book, but they were so shortttt I wanted to review a rrose I bought in late December and read for the following few weeks.

Her review of the ordeal has more to do with her feelings for Wintet than potentially breaking marriage vows. Affluent Yankee Christopher Seton owns many trading ships and he’s the common flavor of tall, dark and very handsome.

I kind of became a little infatuated with him. I think I should still recommend the book, just because I would think anyone would enjoy the presence of Stuart while he lasted.