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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Read this several times when I was a teen and I absolutely cherished all of her work that I could get ahold of at the time.

Cole finally discovers “Al” ‘s true identity and grudgingly leaves Alaina. The beginning was strange. Strong prose and vivid settings makes everything better and Woodiwiss definitely excels on both accounts. Did the passage of time woodiwids my tastes that have changed over the years lessen the magic of their romantic story? Goodreads is the kathlee largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

De hecho parecen varios libros en uno. Alaina now must contend with the unsavory attentions of the book’s villain, one Jacques DuBonne. After her husband’s death inshe moved back to Louisiana. But Alaina’s masquerade does not fool Cole for long.

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Published first published woodiwis Next time, I’m doing the daring, and someone’s gonna end up reading William S. Her third son, Dorren, predeceased her. The novel sold over 2. I all but gulped and breathed tue 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.


Apr 15, Chiara Allegranti rated it it was amazing.

The Civil War is not a romantic period and this book spends more time dealing with the realities of shortages and renderings of medical care and issues varnishedalbeit far behind lines, but you get bone saw and various triage arguments. It’s incredible that a book published back in such as this one still reigns supreme compared to the spewing potboilers shedding from romance shelves these days.

Although Alaina fumes over Cole sending a proxy to say the marriage words, she does finally travels up to his estates in Minnesota as his wife.

Jacques reappears, and Cole’s stepmother Tamara Latimer also makes an appearance to explain some of the intrigue from part one. Was I swept away and able to escape once again?

A Journal Of My Reviews: Ashes in the Wind, by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss [4]

View all 7 comments. They felt as though they were almost two completely different stories. See 2 questions about Ashes in the Wind…. Jan 24, Naksed marked wooxiwiss as dnf Shelves: Woodiwisss 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]. 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.

Part I and Part II of this book really felt disconnected to me. Alaina assumes the identity of her friend Mrs.

But of course with the great dame KEW writing the story how could it now??? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 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. Inn dulls Cole’s pain with more liquor once Cole wine in the guest bedroom. It was like a really bad 80’s horror flick, only bodice-ripper style.


Ashes in the Wind

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Woodiwiss – Kathleen E. I was young and was not interested in reading and my grandmother handed me this book.

If you are not a fan of historical romances you may want to pass, but you will be missing a very good story. 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. Newer Post Older Post Home. He was bullied into a marriage he didn’t really want in the beginning, and was very much the tortured “big-baby” hero for most of the 2nd half of the book.

This was a reread after many, many years–and it held up to my memory. Alaina literally running into Jacques – 4 times! Woodiwiss’s final literary work, the upcoming Everlasing, will be published by William Morrow in October Also the angle the author chose to tell that part of the book makes up for it.