March 22, 2019

Ashes in the Wind (Kathleen Woodiwiss) [Kathleen E. Woodiwiss] on Someone at Amazon confused Woodiwiss’s book Ashes in the Wind, which is a. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ sweeping, page civil war romance ASHES IN THE WIND warmly engages readers. It’s incredible that a book. Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss – book cover, description, publication history.

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I don’t think the author realizes that all human beings have brains and are able to use them – some better than most but still. She is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel: My rating remains four stars.

Major [Cole] Latimer has assured us by letter that he understands the entire situation, but he also assures” — Mrs. Refresh and try again. The book is written in two parts, much like Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind. 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.

She journeys to her Uncle’s home and along the way has an encounter with Cole Lattimer, the heroe of the story. The big age gap between hero and heroine, and the way it was depicted wasn’t to my liking KEW’s plots and settings again reign supreme crafting a circumstance which has “Al” inexplicably save a drunk and unconscious Cole from the river one night.

Woodiwiss’s final literary work, the upcoming Everlasing, will be published by William Morrow in October Woodiwiss was the youngest of eight siblings.

Woodiwiss, who was predeceased by her husband and son Dorren, is survived by sons Sean and Heath, and numerous grandchildren. Woodiwiss did a suburb job of developing this characters.

But before she can reach him she encounters a group of soldiers who harass her. Okay so I read this book in Junoir High. He pities me and plays his savior’s role most heartily, but he does not want me for a wife. Alaina e Cole sono due personaggi veramente ben caratterizzati, mi sono piaciuti pure i lo Uno dei migliori libri della Woodiwiss che ho letto. 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, in the afterglow of the end.


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Jul 19, Vivian rated it really liked it Shelves: Still the book was fun overall, epic in proportions, the love was equal parts fun and heartwarming by highlighting the connection between our leading pair, and the plotting was laced with engaging intrigue.

Her characters are richly drawn.

Ashes in the Wind

At age 16, she met U. In a drunk stupor, Cole awakes and mistakes Alaina for a prostitute in a brothel.

Cole also offers Al work at the hospital he’s stationed at and Al agrees to earn her kathlesn at the Craighugh home. Che va oltre le convenzioni, oltre la guerra e oltre il loro Orgoglio e Pregiudizio!

Ashes in the Wind : Kathleen E. Woodiwiss :

When DuBonne’s advances become difficult to fend off, Cole offers Alaina marriage after Roberta passes away. You get the wretched feelings of being torn apart by loyalties and ideas of decency and when they get sacrificed. Want to Read saving…. She wrote her first book in longhand while living at a military outpost in Japan.

Looking for beautiful books? That said, never in all my years of reading have I encountered a heroine I wanted to slap more than Alaina “Al” MacGaren. Captivating Civil War Romance! Woodiwiss – Kathleen E. He doesn’t really pony up for me until the end, where it seems too little too late.

Now that Im older I have no shame in declaring this one of my favorites! I have enjoyed them all, but without a doubt this one was my favorite. Anyone who’s seen Gone With the Wind, and who would be reading this book if they hadn’t, should’ve been able to easily imagine each scene with a little less than what we are Boy, I really have to start thinking before I read books on a dare At the Craighugh home, Cole meets Alaina’s cousin Roberta, a twenty-two year-old superficial beauty after money.


Yes, it does follow some of the typical romance patterns but the story was completly orginal. Hawthorne’s lips twitched beneath the spurs of a threatening smile — “that he heartily doubts that you Alaina would have the wisdom to accept [the marriage proposal]. Okay I guess I am ready to write my review for this book.

Cole finally discovers “Al” ‘s true identity and grudgingly leaves Alaina. I have since read most of Kathleen Woodiwiss’s books but this is by far one of her best! Warily [Cole] asked, “Now that you have me up here, what are your intentions? And the strength, courage, and breathtaking sensuality of this woman whom it would be treasonous to love sets duty and desire at war within him. Newer Post Older Post Home.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I also felt the pacing meandered quite a bit in this page epic with seemingly pointless passages. She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota.

Feron, who has been Woodiwiss’s editor for 13 years, continues, “Avon Books is proud to have been Kathleen’s sole publishing partner for her paperbacks and hardcover azhes for more than three decades.