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. 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. 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.

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Erienne’s marriage vows appear a secondary concern to her pining attraction and response to the handsome Christopher.

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

roee View all 4 comments. But the more I got to know him, the more I realized he was a pompous, disrespectful, borderline rapist. I can honestly say that the real point of this book didn’t materialize until she met the man who bought her hand in marriage. There exists a lot of evidence for her too. The ‘mystery’ and the ‘grand reveal. Inspired by the fairytale Beauty and the Beast, I disliked the predictable and convenient twist which made the Beast more than tolerable.

The Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh. The story simply did dose progress at a good reading pace. He doesn’t mourn because he’s a cripple. Unfortunately, the hero and heroine here, Erienne Fleming and Christopher Seton respectively, shattered my high hopes. I get he thought e.woodiwisss hated him, but seriously, rkse think she’d hate a man who tricked her into marrying him any less?


She is also stupid not very smart; she rides through the street in broad daylight to “escape” from her father who can totally see her Which then means that Christopher could have said a few nice words instead of being all macho-insulting and eloped with her.

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There must be a flaw! I have rarely hated a character as much as I hated Erienne, with her head tossing and foot stamping and general uselessness. The plotting was so insipid, I lost interest too many wintet.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Somewhere I have a the paperback roose with this cover. If he were a real person, I wouldn’t be surprised if he coined thephrase “differently abled.

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Overall, I found him to be a really compelling character with great potential. The H does not rape the h in this book. Woodiwiss certainly demonstrates that she is a good writer and wjnter book has an interesting plot. Twice Upon a Time. She, in turn, vows to be a good and loyal wife to him. The Scotsman Who Saved Me. Entangled in intrigues she doesn’t yet understand, Erienne Fleming will soon have to make a devastating choice: She bears a resemblance to Catherine from Taming of the Shrew at the start, but very quickly it becomes obvious with the cards she’s been dealt in life that it really isn’t surprising.

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Christopher Seton Annoying bastard. Petals on the River. Petals In the Storm. When to Engage an Earl. To Love A Highlander. So he came to Lord Talbot’s manor with just his shirt hanging over his junk, in total disarray. When I took reading breaks, I’d be ranting to myself about how I hoped Christopher would just disappear and Stuart would instead sweep kathlern up in his arms.

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Buy from our partners. The man was nearly perfect! I found our rakish rogue, Christopher Seton, entirely ordinary for the romance genre, he doesn’t possess a single distinctive quality.

Apr 19, Allarice rated it it was ok. Brain Capacity of Heroine. I found Erienne childish, Christopher dull and the plotting dry and predictable. Sherry Thomas tugs on my heartstrings katleen every book.

Based upon a Beauty and the Beast theme, Erienne is married to someone she fears. Oh, and he played the harpsichord in the dead of night. Head like a grey, bulging melon and rat-like eyes Her third son, Dorren, predeceased her. The Day of the Duchess. But alas, she’s just a dumb bimbo throughout. Laura Kinsale 3 Authors: