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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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Major [Cole] Latimer has assured us by letter that he understands the entire situation, but he also assures” — Mrs. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. View all 7 comments.

Escribe tan bien esta mujer, tiene unas descripciones tan buenas. It was like a really bad 80’s asges flick, only bodice-ripper style. When a man and a woman begin to understand each other, love begins small and grows with the passage of time. To ask other readers questions about Ashes in the Windplease sign up.

I will have to read other KEW books in the future, and I wonder if there’s other civil war love stories out there. She plays many parts and Woodiwiss does them all so well. She dons many guises including that of a ragged boy to escape persecution when she meets a Union Captain, the Doctor Cole Latimer. They felt as though they were kathlefn two completely different stories.

Disguised as a boy for her safety, year old Alaina MacGaren thinks to seek refuge in her uncle’s home in New Orleans. He was bullied into a marriage he didn’t really want in the beginning, and was very much the tortured wpodiwiss hero for most of the 2nd half of the book. Well I don’t want him as a husband! Finale con un magnifico colpo di scena e, tipicamente alla Woodiwiss Rather than follow the advice of the rejection letters and rewrite the novel, she instead submitted it to paperback publishers.

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Mar 04, Cindy Hardwell rated it it was amazing. 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]. And the male blacks were portrayed as – well just awful! Alaina gave a last pat to the freshly made bed in the newly occupied room and sat down on it, facing Mindy. She was woodiwwiss avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota.

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Give me a break. Published first published The tension-filled, witty altercations were often asyes mainly because there was a genuine back-and-forth. The first publisher on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run. In the end I don’t think this book was a complete waste of time for me.

Ashes in the Wind

The last part of the novel was better and the ending was great. The Flame and the Flower was rejected by agents and hardcover publishers, who deemed it as thw long” at pages. The first romance novel I ever read, and still the best.

I kind of understand writing how you think they may have sounded, but I’m sure they could speak in sentences and were not unintelligent. I also felt the pacing meandered quite a bit in this page epic with seemingly pointless passages. Lists with This Book. You hear me, Cortesi! Part I and Part II of this book really felt disconnected to me. Okay, so you can see that was a HUGE peeve for me. Alaina’s father and one of her brothers has already died serving the South in ashfs war and her mother passes away shortly thereafter.


She created a career for us to go into. It was exciting and totally new experience for me in reading.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

How do I open the book? This was a reread after many, many years–and it held up to my memory. The ths roles young southern lady Alaina plays come through believably, especially through the eyes of our honorable and somewhat hapless Yankee doctor hero, Cole.

A sweeping tale of love in the face of dishonor from the incomparable storyteller–Kathleen Woodiwiss. Did it live up to the five wooxiwiss I had given it back then? An incensed Roberta wakes to find Alaina’s virgin blood on the bed Cole sleeps in and takes steps to trap him. And if that was not enough, she nearly scalded him again, this ases with a steaming towel still woodiwis wet from the kettle.

Sep 28, Glamdring rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 keep at the Craighugh home. To me any ways. She is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel: Captain Latimer had not even been suspicious.