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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Ladies and Gentlemen, It is time for another retro romance review. And the heroine is no better, but we’ll get there.

After all the rave reviews it got from other readers, I was quite disappointed. 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.

Her brother has been maimed in a foolish duel for the family’s honor. I just imagine this foppish older gentleman, practically in rococo, going around staring at women’s boobs and copping a feel. I chose this rating because Kathleen’s world of romance, mystery and love was my first experience in the magic of creative art in word picture form as a young adult.

Review: A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

The only man barred from the auction is Christopher Seton, the handsome Yankee captain who wounded her brother, and with whom Erienne, against her will, is falling in love. Seton flies around on black stallion with a black cape killing bandits and thieves as his legend grows. A Rose in Winter Author: Finally, Avery simply decides to sell her to the highest bidder. She wrote her first book in longhand while living woodiiwss a military outpost in Japan. Conflicted by emotions she cannot suppress, Erienne valiantly attempts to remain honorable to her elusive, enigmatic husband but feels herself irresistibly drawn to Seton’s passion, his fire, and his secrets.


Affluent Yankee Christopher Seton owns many trading ships and he’s the common flavor of tall, dark and very handsome. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Woodiwiss is credited with the invention of the modern kzthleen romance novel: Es decir, aprobado raspado.

The first example of that came b the night of their wedding, when she refused to consummate with him and he agreed not to lay a hand on her until she ij ready.

Basically, this book made me want to chuck it at a wall multiple times.

Yes she was encouraged by the behavior of a certain individual but she made the choice to go to her husband. It destroyed a scheme that I thought would be a sure success given what I like to read.

She became so stressed about the fact that he put her in positions where she almost gave up wintdr virtue wlodiwiss one night she went to her room, got down on the floor and was beating her fists into her crotch. She reads across several genres, such as: Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.

The mystery revolves around a black clothed man who rides a black horse and runs the countryside at night, wreaking havoc on highwaymen and executing his own justice. I can honestly say that the real point of this book didn’t materialize until she met the man who bought her hand in marriage. What is up with that cover, where is he leaning out from. She was survived by two sons, Sean woodiiwss Heath, their wives, and numerous grandchildren.

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I never told you to read it before you said you felt like it. He really did stalk her everywhere, and yet, like he was some kind of Edward Cullen, all that was ever described was how hawt he looked and how he’d cock an eyebrow and make her shiver or some such bullcrap. Es una historia verdaderamente original imposible no quedarte enganchada a ella. The beauty and the beast theme generally works well, and the author kathleem put her on spin on it, which is creative.


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The book is long pages in paperback but it never drags. Even the eyes were hidden in the shadowed depths of the slashed openings. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The fairest flower in Mawbry is Erienne Fleming, the enchanting, raven-haired daughter of the village mayor. Overall, I found him to be a really compelling character with great potential.

Fast forward 28 years and it still rates in my top five romances of all time. I’d always thought that this was a gorgeous cover and it reminded me of a Michelangelo painting.

A Journal Of My Reviews: A Rose in Winter, by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss [1]

This is the second book by this author that I loved the Wolf and the Dove. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. After rejecting many potential husbands, all of them extreme cases of old, infirm and lewd, her father auctions her off.

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