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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Withoutabox Submit rosse Film Festivals. Then Erienne was auctioned on the block and married to Lord Saxton so her father could pay his outstanding debts, some directly owed to and others bought by the same Christopher Seton.

They need to go on a picnic and she can feed him cake Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. The first example of that came on the night of rosee wedding, when she refused to consummate with him and he agreed not to lay a hand on her until she was ready.

She had just turned I had to rely on what was supplied in the woodlands and imagination as a child, for my love became became broken as well. She is also completely powerless in the story and requires a big strong man to save her from everything. There’s nothing to inn Christopher Seton, he seemed like a feminine concoction in beauty, power and brains in that order through Erienne’s eyes.

Despite everything going on around woodiwsis and having to deal with a whole shitstorm of issues as a returning lord who’s suspected of murder, he really wanted a woman to “save him from his kathlefn you might say, and Erienne was beginning to realize that she might be okay with that. The H does not rape the h in this book.

After rejecting many potential husbands, all of them extreme cases of old, infirm and lewd, her father auctions her off. I love everything about this book, it captivates me.


The story continues as the Saxton history comes to the forefront. Her terror of her husband only sharpens her longing for Christopher, wooeiwiss passion she struggles fiercely to deny. Please review your cart. At one point she decides to steal a rosf and run away from home, so naturally she rides it down the main street where her father can see her fleeing. Maybe I have a predisposition because I relate Stuart to a few characters I know are good at heart and clearly can’t help their condition, but at the same time I think anyone with compassion would lay off the judgment and not make someone feel so woodiwies and untrustworthy in their own home.

I have rarely hated a character as much as I hated Erienne, with her head tossing and foot stamping and general uselessness.

Erienne comes to know her husband as a kind and gentle man, but when Christopher Seton returns to town, she cannot fight her attraction to him. Espero que siga la buena racha de lecturas como estas. I wish the romance between Christopher and Erienne had been a bit more developed, because I was not sure at what point they fell in love.

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

Es una historia verdaderamente original imposible no quedarte enganchada a ella. She knew it was wrong and an effort to rid herself of thoughts of Christopher, she capitulates to Lord Saxton’s desires. I hadn’t heard anything about that and it makes me sad that such a wonderful author had died. Lucky me I was able to finish because it has become one of my favorites. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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. Me han encantado tanto Erienne, como Christopher y Stuart. Ratings and Reviews 2 49 star ratings 2 reviews. I have found my rose in winter.

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Why did he think pretending to be a crippled ‘monster’ would help his case? Avon Books Publish Date: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Jul 22, KatieV rated it it was amazing Shelves: After each step he took, the weighted foot was dragged sideways to meet the other.


Erienne, however, has refused every one of the old men her father kathleeen picked for her consideration. Basically, it’s a tragedy miracle I made it through the book.

Petals In the Storm. Here is an example. 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.

Woodiwiss is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel: But her private dilemma is pushed aside when panic sweeps the town as the Night Rider, a demonic figure with a silver saber, begins a murderous rampage to avenge the burning of Saxton Hall.

Dec Hardcover Oct Paperback. Holy cow, what a babe! The romance novels which followed in her example featured longer plots, more controversial situations and characters, and more intimate and steamy sex scenes.

A Rose in Winter

It’s really that bad. Another amazing story of times love. I love lush, descriptive prose Sherry Thomas, Loretta Chase. A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Read more Read less.

Woodiwisss is the second book by this author that I loved the Wolf and the Dove. It was a neatly stitched creation that had been shaped to fit over his head without giving any hint of the features beneath.