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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And, yet, before she connects the two personalities, she’s swooning over Christopher. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Quotes from A Rose in Winter.

It’s really that bad. Beauty and the Beast theme. Exploring new worlds one book at the time.

She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 woodiwiswm2 in Minnesota. This was the first book I ever read of Ms. This might make him sound like boring perfection, but he also hid a lot of information, disappeared, and was clearly seeking revenge on the ones that killed his father and tried to kill him.

Fast forward 28 years and it still rates in my top wooriwiss romances of all time. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Avery ends up auctioning Erienne off to the highest bidder who happens to be Lord Stuart Saxton, Christopher Seton’s cousin.

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And in the end, Erienne is devastated to find it is the strange and secretive Lord Saxton who has purchased her—a mysterious, tragic figure who wears a mask and a cloak at all times to hide disfiguring scars gained in a terrible fire some years back.

Wildfire In His Arms. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. When the heroine does nothing but rail about the perfection of the hero based on his looks, and the hero has no hobbies other than perhaps view spoiler [inexplicably dressing up like the Phantom of the Opera minus the panache factor hide spoiler ]no weaknesses, no quirks, NOTHING throughout the entire freaking novel, well Erienne is sold to the mysterious Lord Saxton, a sinister figure who wears a black mask to cover the hideous scars left by a fire that burned down his family mansion.

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The man inside me trembles whenever you’re near, and I groan in agony for the touch of your hand laid upon me in a soft caress. After a moment’s pause, he dropped it over her shoulder again.

She bears a resemblance to Catherine from Taming of the Shrew at the start, but very quickly it becomes obvious with the cards she’s been dealt in life that it really isn’t surprising.

As his small boat scudded before a brisk breeze under a sapphire sky dappled with cerulean clouds with indigo bases, through cobalt seas that deepened to navy nearer the boat and faded to azure at the horizon, Ian was at a loss as to why he felt blue. I was always hoping he’d find his happiness, and he seemed to be finding it: View all 4 comments. And while she provides vivid descriptions and details, they often detract from the reading.

The identity of Lord Saxton is blatantly obvious from the moment we hear of him and yet Erienne doesn’t learn of Saxton’s true identity until Saxton himself reveals it. The novel sold over 2. Nay, no stilted title can cool what burns in me. Read more Read less.

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But Erienne has eyes for only one: The story starts out with Erienne Fleming being told she has to marry someone soon. She finds herself torn between her duty to the man she has wed and the call of her heart. I can touch you now, and it does not roose me to shudder. I can honestly say that the real point of this book didn’t materialize until she met the man woodiwisd bought her hand in marriage. Notify me of new comments via email.


Review: A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

They set up a heroine that was clearly young and quick to have an opinion, but you kind of felt for her because her dad kept bringing her creeps that he hoped she’d marry so they could pay off their woodiwisd. I read this shortly after it came out. I thought KEW could have spiced up the second half by having Erienne discover the truth behind Saxton’s identity herself and stage a circumstance which turns the tables on him.

Also, Erienne, our heroine, seems a bit selfish.

A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Product details Mass Market Paperback: A gentle and adoring soul, he treats his new bride with warmth and abiding tenderness, yet appears to her only by daylight. New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips, a leading voice in the women’s fiction arena, says, “We all owe our careers to her.

Before I came to these shores, I would have sworn my ships would ever be my love, for no maid had so captivated me as the thrill of skimming the seas beneath billowing sails. I had the plot figured out by around page 70, but predictability isn’t necessarily a fatal flaw in a romance. All-in-all, A Rose in Winter is a wonderful story.