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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View all 8 comments. She ranks every one of her suitors on looks – in fact, it is Christopher who enlightens her of their characters after she has dismissed them. Refresh and try again.

The success of The Flame and the Flower prompted a new style of writing romance, concentrating primarily on historical fiction tracking the monogamous relationship between a helpless heroines and the hero who rescued her, even if he had been the one to place her in danger.

Erienne caught her breath in outrage. She became so stressed about the fact that he put her in positions where she almost gave up her virtue that one night she went to her room, got down on the floor and was beating her fists into her crotch. See 1 question about A Rose in Winter…. It destroyed a scheme that I thought would be a sure success given what I like to read.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Debt-ridden Avery Fleming is determined to find a wealthy husband for his beautiful daughter, Erienne, ib he can pay off his mountain of debts. 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.


This would make a much better movie than Fifty Shades will ever hope to vy. Stuart didn’t give a rat’s ass about his opinion anyway.

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

I wanted to like it so badly. Me ha encantado, me lo he pasado genial y ha hecho que me enganche la lectura.

And would have taken him any day of the week. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps woodiaiss devices: But when description is used without the slightest thought for occasion, thesauruses become the new human brain, the act of making pancakes is sensationalized to a life and death experience, metaphors are utterly abused, and each tree in a forest is given an individual sentence of description – whether likening it to dark and gloomy skeletons or imposing statues – I draw the line.

I do not tend to like infidelity so I loved it when then heroine decided that she was going to consummate her marriage despite her fears of his physical deformities.

Woodiwiss’s original and only paperback publisher; William Morrow, Avon’s sister company, publishes Mrs. Es verdad que el comienzo tal vez es un poco lento pero merece totalmente la pena. From the Highland Mist.


But I just could not stomach the overwrought, purple prose of this book.

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

A collection of my favorite romance tropes: At some points, I thought she went into too many descriptions of certain environments, where I skimmed through it, it wasn’t really necessary for the story I felt, hence the 4 stars.

Thanks for telling us about the wintsr. Woodiwiss and reading it again brings back a sense of deja vu of being wrapped in a warm blanket and reading this wonderful story of the love triangle I haven’t read this book in years and years, but I still love it.

At age 16, she met U. Vy you for your feedback.

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She willing accepts gifts from the beast, but at the same time fears him and rejects his advances. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Meanwhile, she had very unfounded repulsion for Stuart, even after the weeks he put in to being super careful and super sweet with her. Woodiwiss A Rose in Winter. Throughout the entire novel, there is not a single flaw in the hero.

Ayyyyyyyy pero que historia mas boniiiiita!!!

Goodreads helps doodiwiss keep track of books you want to read. Beneath the cloak his shoulders seemed thick and broad. After all the rave reviews it got from other readers, I was quite disappointed.