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I only was able to finish it by skimming. Kathleen Woodiwiss is one of my favorite authors of historical romance. And if that was not enough, she nearly scalded him again, this time with a steaming towel still dripping wet from the kettle. She was an avid horse rider wodoiwiss at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota.

You hear me, Cortesi! The Civil War is not a romantic period and this book spends more time dealing with the realities of woodlwiss and renderings of medical care and issues varnishedalbeit far behind lines, but you get bone saw and various triage arguments.

I feel as though now that I’ve read my first Woodiwiss novel I can officially label myself a tne of the bodice-ripper genre. That blithering bluebelly idiot!

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When the crooked Union soldiers threaten her, she and her devoted huge slave Saul journey south to New Orleans, a city the North currently holds. Although she does wax a bit too descriptive and occasionally repetitive for my tastes, unnecessary scenes and characters do crop up from time to time, and her heroines are always intensely moral and hardworking think Dickensthey are also intelligent and strong, and Ms. Here, the heroic pining at the end isn’t forced, it isn’t egregious and it isn’t so blatantly one-sided from the hero!


Hawthorne’s niece and finally Alaina can act like a lady for once. Okay I guess I am ready to write my review for this book.

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Bella la trama, caratterizzati molto bene i personaggi, azzeccate le scelte dell’autrice. By this time, more allegations against Alaina MacGaren mount as she’s unjustly branded a spy, traitor and murderer by both the North and South. Alaina MacGaren must flee her home Briar Hill on a plantation in Louisiana after some crooked Union soldiers brand her a spy for sheltering Confederate soldiers and carrying some things for one of them to a Confederate camp.

Jan 03, Cheap and Lazy rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? I can’t wrap my head around the idea of a woman passing off as a man for asnes long period of time. Could the author not come up with anything different.


Newer Post Older Post Home. You get the consequences of death and permanent injury and pain. Captivating Civil War Romance! I will have to read other KEW books in the future, and I wonder if there’s other civil war love stories out there.


Admittedly, one of my biggest pet peeves in a story is the whole “girl-in-pants” deal. View all 7 comments. The novel revolutionized mainstream publishing, featuring an epic historical ashss with a strong heroine and impassioned sex scenes. Her third son, Dorren, katlheen her. Burroughs or Hunter S. First I have to say that I really enjoy the author’s writing style, it’s so much different from the modern books that it’s like in another universe.

The first publisher on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Woodiwis will feel you are living it and you will celebrate Alaina’s strength and intelligence. The Yankees take her family and her home and finally, even her identity.

The romance novels which followed in her example featured longer plots, more controversial situations and characters, and more intimate and steamy sex scenes. The first romance novel I ever read, and still the best. The tension-filled, witty altercations were often fun mainly because there was a genuine back-and-forth.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Did it live up to the five stars I had given it back then? A politically incorrect, economically impoverished and socially vile opinion!