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Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Elizabeth Hoyt 3 Authors: The tension-filled, witty altercations were often fun mainly because there was a genuine back-and-forth. I have been a Kathleen Woodiwiss fan since the first book of hers that I picked up over 30 years ago and I believe I have read every book she has eoodiwiss.

Truthfully, I cant remember any of it Woodiwiss’s original and only paperback publisher; William Morrow, Avon’s sister company, publishes Mrs. Cole Latimer rhe a dashing Yankee surgeon who has served the Union faithfully, and his tender heart compels him to help a ragged, innocent “lad” in need–never suspecting the rags conceal a bewitching ashed suspected of being a rebel spy. Jul 19, Kahleen rated it really liked it Shelves: I originally read Wooddiwiss In The Wind back in Visit ashss Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

I all but gulped and breathed it in voraciously, reading while eating, getting up during the night to see what would happen next, only to end up reading all night long, and sighed with satisfaction and gratification, woodidiss the afterglow of the end. Oct 31, Feminista marked it as never-to-read. Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Wodoiwiss. It went ok for about pages and then became a long, boring slog until the last 50 pages or so, where the big reveal scene was so lopsidedly OTT WTF compared to the rather staid historical that came before it.


Cole Latimer is a most intriguing hero while Alana is the brave, spirited, stubborn heroine, who is steadfast and long in determination and pride. But that’s OK cause it’s still great. Without the bodice-ripper, we would not have the more socially acceptable versions being written now.

The novel sold over 2. The Flame and the Flower was rejected by agents and hardcover publishers, who deemed it as “too long” at pages. Additionally, I appreciate her use of varying perspectives within scenes to tell her stories more effectively.

If you are not a fan of historical romances you may want to pass, but you will be missing a very good story. I kept waiting for Freddy Crueger to jump out from around the corner. Here’s the backlist should you want to read more. Bella la trama, caratterizzati molto bene i personaggi, azzeccate le scelte dell’autrice. I kind of understand writing how you think they may have sounded, but I’m sure they could speak kathlwen sentences and were not unintelligent.

The book follows Alaina, her adventures and her thoughts much more closely than Cole’s, all in the context of the American Civil War.

Reading it was definitely a labor of love for me. Three Huge, Terrible Misunderstandings and still three quarters to get through?

I can honestly say, this is my most favorite book of all. Okay, so you can see that was a HUGE peeve for me.

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At age 16, she met U. Alaina was so much of what I identified with at that kathkeen and aspired to from the metamorphosis from tomboy into beautiful young woman, the heroine–she’s pulling the hero out of scrapes multiple times, not sitting back wilting and waiting, some fantastic friends, and some less than stellar family. It will be simpler if you’re bathed here.


The middle was horrible, I hated Alaina so much while reading this part. She died in a hospital on July 6, in Princeton, Minnesota, aged 68, from cancer.

I plan to see to the entire man. Cole and Alaina dismiss the clues too easily earlier. By this time, more allegations against Alaina MacGaren mount as she’s unjustly branded a spy, traitor woodiwies murderer by both the North and South. Dec 01, Claudia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Did it live up to the five stars I had given it back then? Open Preview See a Problem?

All this in a bodice ripper? Expect to rhe a full gamut of emotions when you read this, and to close it with a smile and contentment. Yes, it does follow some of the typ Okay so I read this book in Junoir High. Alaina’s mind flogged itself in a confused melee. The beginning, and most, of the story takes place in Louisiana especially New Orleansand ends in Minnesota.

Was I swept away and able to escape once again?

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Tengo que meditar la review para el blog The tension then mellows out to a loving care and giving on both their parts as they finally succumb to their passions. I only was able to finish it by skimming. Alaina is many things, but foremost among them: Non questa volta, l’autrice si prende tutto il tempo per intrecciare una trama affascinante e ben riuscita. I’ll rate it 3 stars here for the fact that the last or so pages were VERY entertaining and true to the art form of bodice-ripper writing.