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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I wanted to review a book I bought in late December and read for the following few weeks. She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota. I wish you would! I thought she was growing out of her tiny world before him; that just as Stuart helped her brother kathelen into a man and stop putting down himself and others, he was helping her become a woman who recognized character, not appearance.

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I had the plot figured out by around page 70, but predictability isn’t necessarily a fatal flaw in a romance. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Scotsman Who Saved Me. It created a very questionable air, as the man she had married was already enigmatic and elusive, and clearly after a serious dealing of justice. Bestselling author Julia Quinn agrees, saying, “Woodiwiss made women want to read. I found our rakish rogue, Christopher Seton, entirely ordinary for the romance genre, he doesn’t possess a single distinctive quality.

Yet the question persisted. It was hard to tell if he really lived with resentment for his actual injuries rather than for the harm done to his family as a whole because he lived a life with dignity and always assured Erienne that he was no different wokdiwiss anybody else.

I just imagine this foppish older gentleman, practically in rococo, going around staring at women’s boobs and copping a feel. You are ever in my thoughts, bending me, plucking at the fibers of my mind. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see rosd Item s unavailable for purchase.


The left one rose slightly higher than the other, whether from deformity or because of the unbalanced gait she could not rightly determine. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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If you love Beauty and the Beast you would love this. The first roes on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run.

Erienne, valiente, inocente, inteligente And the heroine is no better, but we’ll get there. It was in third-person unlimited, so sometimes the switching around of perspective was distracting, but I guess I have to bby thankful that it wasn’t all in the point of view of Erienne. And then Christopher Seton reenters Erienne’s world 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.

He was generous, people liked him as a lord, as did his mansion staff. Read reviews that mention rose in winter kathleen woodiwiss lord saxton beauty and the beast christopher seton years ago read this book historical romance flame and the flower wolf and the dove love story highest bidder many times well written ashes in the wind romance novel phantom of the opera highly recommend ever read story rode.

Because I knew this was where the story was going, I was eager to work my way in and find the author’s approach to this situation.

Unfortunately, the hero and heroine here, Erienne Fleming and Christopher Seton respectively, shattered my high hopes. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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As Christopher Seton was introduced, sending Erienne through the loop, I was beginning to smile to myself and enjoy their quite offensive interactions. The way I imagined him in my head was just funny and a little pitiable. View all 17 comments. Even when she was married and her husband, Lord Saxton, had a monstrous appearance, Erienne continued to remain faithful. Affluent Yankee Christopher Seton owns many trading ships and he’s the common flavor of tall, dark and very handsome.


He was always polite, he was always gentle, and was by far the most civilized man in the story universe Woodiwiss created. Ships from and sold by Amazon. It was my first Kathleen Woodiwiss and will always hold a special place in my heart. And then Christopher Seton reenters Erienne’s world.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Customers who bought this item also bought. But Erienne has eyes for only one: Avery ends up auctioning Erienne off to the highest bidder who happens to be Lord Stuart Saxton, Christopher Seton’s cousin.

This is the second book by this author that I DNF. I liked him being around because it actually brought feelings out of Erienne and he would sometimes say funny things. Very few in this book weren’t perverts with one-track minds, and everywhere Erienne went, guys were peaking at her cleavage or hitting on her, all in ways that would merit a sexual harassment suit nowadays. 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.

Sherry Thomas tugs on my heartstrings almost every book. And as long as I’m complaining, I’ve got to say that if this is a typical example of the genre “bodice rippers”, I’m not sure if I’m ready for a while to read another book that uses the word “bosom” so often.

Erienne Fleming despairs for her future.