Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood – From New York Times bestselling author and queen of romance Julie Garwood comes this classic novel of a medieval lady. Gentle Warrior was Julie Garwood’s first published romance from way back in , and although I mostly enjoyed it, I would have to say that it showed some of . In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she.
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But I have, and so my expectations were a little high, and easily crushed. Having read the newer of the two, The Bride, first although I didn’t know it at the timethis book felt a bit shallow. I’m surprised I made it the whole half hour of my lunch break. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.
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I did for the most part, and there was one part that really tugged at my heart, so despite the predictability of the story and the characters and the sex, I still liked it. Even though she isn’t very good at more feminine things such as sewing and household maintenance, Elizabeth still had a tender side which made her more relatable to me. His Wife is a very strong willed lady who carries a dagerin her hand and one concealed beneathher skirts.
He was highly non understanding, alway After reading all of Awrrior historicals, and being in love with every single one of them. While it shouldn’t be a big deal, it came across as “unpolished writing” to me. In all fairness this was one of her earlier books and she did improve over time. They are all the same beat of plots, climaxes, heros, heroines and villains.
The romance in the book was good, but not quite as strong as I’ve read in other novels. Blogspot, “Historical Romance Heaven” Another great Garwood romance with a fantastic cast of characters, though hero was a little too much at times Setting: Elizabeth is very, very much like Jamie from The Bride.
This way there is a slower build of sexual tension. All in all, Gentle Warrior was garqood pretty simple, uncomplicated romance even the bad guys were dispatched with little fanfare which was somewhat disappointingbut in spite of its weaknesses managed to elicit enjoyment from me.
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I do love Google Books. His deep, even breathing told her that he had fallen asleep.
Many, many times I had to go back and re-read to see what was thought and what was actual dialogue. Unfortunately, the knight was severely injured during the battle and is quite ill. While Geoffrey isn’t exactly abusive like some heroes of that era warroor romance, he can get very intense and a couple of times he shook Elizabeth or pulled her hair in a way that was more than just a playful tug when he was angry.
Gentle Warrior 3 14 Apr 08, That picture makes a puppy frolicking in the grass under a blue sky. Open Preview See a Gent,e Her irritation turned to exasperation when he began to snore.
The book stated that he had lost his family at an early age and had been raised by the King. I was pretty sure it was Garwood, but I couldn’t pin down the title till just now, with a pretty simple search on Google Books.
And they are top 3 on my book husbands! View all 5 comments. When I read things as “he was totally serious” or things alike I cringed – it felt more like warfior teenager writing this than a renowned author.
Definite adults only material, not for the faint of heart. The dogs are mentioned in the beginning and then also kind of ignored. Feb 20, Lynsey rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Gentle Warriorplease sign up.
When Geoffrey sees Elizabeth, he vows to make her his. Even though I know what to expect, I still enjoy them. The characters here didn’t really have the same spark that they had in The Bride, and after finishing the book and thinking back on them both, I can really see the difference and improvement in the writing and characterizations in just the four years that separated these.
Elizabeth is a brave and fiercely independent young woman who was taught more masculine pursuits such as hunting and riding by a father who longed for a son and didn’t get one until later in life. One of those books I’ve read numerous times and I haven’t gotten tired of it yet. Add to Cart Add to Cart. I really enjoyed the easy relationship that Elizabeth had with Elslow and how he is the voice of reason for both her and her husband when they are being too stubborn.