Editorial Reviews. Review. Debt-ridden Avery Fleming is determined to find a A Rose In Winter – Kindle edition by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss. 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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I’m not sure how a leather cover on his head brings about that much discomfort in someone. Jun 11, Floripiquita rated it it was amazing. Why would I want to waste my time on a heroine so stupid?

I get he thought she hated him, but seriously, you think she’d hate a man who tricked her into marrying him any less? Characters just got taps on the wrist when they misbehaved. After a moment’s pause, he dropped it over her shoulder wooxiwiss. Quotes from A Rose in Winter. He was always polite, he was always gentle, and was by far the most civilized man in the story universe Woodiwiss created.

He waited as long as it took for her to be intimate with him, and sometimes was too hesitant just to touch her. Book Lists Kathleen E. The characters and settings could also be fully developed without cheating one or the other.

I was just recently looking through my favorite authors I haven’t read in years and I just realized that Kathleen E. As the original book was published fairly im after The Empire Strikes Back came out, I doubt it was coincidental.

I hope it’s okay to do this.

Ugh, he was just your typical romance novel rake who used his dick as a compass and tried to tempt Erienne over and over to commit adultery with him, and almost succeeded. I can’t think of much else I need to say about him.

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

It was hard to tell if he really lived with resentment for his actual injuries rather than for the harm done to his family as a whole because he lived a life with dignity and always assured Erienne that he was no different from anybody else.


The bargain was been struck, and you’ll get nothing more from me. Maybe I have a predisposition because I relate Stuart to a few characters I know are good at heart and clearly can’t help their condition, but at the same time I think anyone with compassion would lay off the judgment and not make someone feel so alien and untrustworthy in their own home.

Two slitted holes had been cut winrer the eyes, two tiny ones for wibter nostrils, and a row of small, square openings formed a mouth for the mark. He was generous, people liked him as a lord, as did his mansion staff.

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He stood aside, not making any attempt to touch her, and Erienne moved past him into the great hall. It would be nice if the Beauty had something to recommend her other than her, you know, beauty.

On that subject, it seemed like she made every woman besides Lord Saxton’s housekeeper a bitch or a whore, less attractive than and jealous of Erienne.

There were times when a scene started, obviously with some suspense, and she thought it appropriate to first give a wordy meteorological report, but I guess what best describes my thoughts is that her strength was also her weakness, so I just lived with it. A Kingdom of Dreams. That about sums up my review. Jul 22, KatieV rated it it was amazing Shelves: They always had to fit in their feelings with subtlety which takes SOME creativityto the point where it was almost annoying.

She became so stressed about the fact that he put her in positions where she almost gave up her virtue that one night she went to her room, got down on the floor and was beating her fists into her crotch. I think I should still recommend the book, just because I would think anyone would enjoy the presence of Stuart while he lasted.

A Rose in Winter

Woodiwiss had a good command of language and used it very well. Lol I always liked the song, so I guess it’s a good thing. This is one that I read shortly after I discovered The Bride. He was really a kathleeh of fresh air; scenes with him couldn’t come soon enough.


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 All of this is woven throughout the story of the romance and also provides some of the impetus for the actions of a few key individuals. Jun 07, Christy rated it did not like it Recommends it for: You read it the same way you reach into a bag of potato chips and realize it’s empty.

I do not tend to like infidelity so I loved it when then heroine decided that she was going to consummate her marriage despite her fears of his physical deformities. Erienne Fleming despairs for her future.

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Oct 02, Kimberly Carrington-Fox rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, I have already purchased “Ashes in the Wind”, another book that received great reviews. Esto es lo que me ha pasado a mi con Una Rosa En Invierno. A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. To ask other readers questions about A Rose in Winterplease sign up. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

It still provides me with hours of entertainment since this was also written when novels were expected to have a much longer word-count then now. The man inside me trembles whenever you’re near, and I groan with agony for the touch of your hand laid upon me in a soft caress.

Although she had much to learn about being a wife, going to parties and avoiding being molested practically by other certain lordsand fighting off the courting efforts of Christopher, the whole story, for me, became about Lord Saxton. Books by Kathleen E. Mind you, he’s speaking to himself in an empty room. Like, he got thrown off his horse at a great height and hit a tree and it tore off his breeches. View all 9 comments.