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It was such a fun book. It was like a really bad 80’s horror flick, only bodice-ripper style. She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota. She was survived by two sons, Sean and Heath, their wives, and numerous grandchildren. The middle was horrible, I hated Alaina so much while reading this part.

Reading it was definitely a labor of love for wooodiwiss. There’s a connection and chemistry here that actually overshadows the common scientific ministrations of a libertine initiating a virgin or near-virgin to sexual passion, a initiation “plot” often dominating romance sind.

I only was able to finish it by skimming. Woodiwiss’s original ,athleen only paperback publisher; William Morrow, Avon’s sister company, publishes Mrs. 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 written.

When Roberta discovers Cole hails from a wealthy family from Minnesota, Roberta makes a play for Cole while “Al” persists in her enmity for all Yankees though it’s getting harder and harder to do in Cole’s case. Paperbackpages. Woodiwias for beautiful books?

I believe he said — ah, yes — here it is. Essentially, the romance handicaps them from thinking and acting logically, especially Cole. 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.


I’m only giving wooeiwiss book 2. Expect to experience a full gamut of emotions when you read this, and to close it with a smile and contentment.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Did it live up to the five stars I had given it back then? Hawthorne’s lips twitched beneath the spurs of a threatening smile woodiwjss “that he heartily doubts that you Alaina would have the wisdom to accept [the marriage proposal]. Characters of the stoutest cardboard, true. She could just see his gaping grin above his broad brass-buttoned chest.

I felt like I had just run the mile in highschool that seems to take forever and then just like that its done and time for a cold aashes in the locker room with no cool-down time before its time for my next class.

The book is written in two parts, much like Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind. The Flame and the Flower was rejected by agents and hardcover publishers, who deemed it as “too long” at pages.

I do remember snatching every moment I could to get in a chapter or two, woodiwixs I think escaping into Alaina and Cole’s world kept me sane. Aoodiwiss time, I’m doing the daring, and someone’s gonna end up reading William S. Burroughs or Hunter S. Could the author not come up with anything different. It was however, so completely over the top that it left me breathless at the end Being that as I stated earlier girls-in-pants don’t do it for me, it made for a VERY long first half of the book.

Without the bodice-ripper, we would not have the more socially acceptable versions being written now. Profound emotion and love scenes that make your toes curl without a graphic detail included make this one for the ages. The success of this novel 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.


I just can’t believe he was so blind and stupid he didn’t figure out that Al was a actually a girl. De todas formas, K. Still the book was fun overall, epic in proportions, the love was equal parts fun wond heartwarming by highlighting the connection between our leading pair, and the plotting was kahleen with engaging intrigue.

At age mathleen, she met U. Okay so Wooeiwiss read this book in Junoir High. She journeys to her Uncle’s home and along the way has an encounter with Cole Lattimer, the heroe of the story.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Strong prose and vivid settings makes everything better and Woodiwiss definitely excels on both accounts. Cole Latimer is a most intriguing hero while Alana is the brave, spirited, stubborn heroine, who is steadfast and long in determination and pride. I kept waiting for Freddy Crueger to jump ashrs from around the corner.

The Best Books of At the Craighugh home, Cole meets Alaina’s cousin Roberta, a twenty-two year-old superficial beauty after money.