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. A Rose in Winter by Kathleen Woodiwiss – book cover, description, publication history.

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When she was with Lord Saxton, it seemed like she and the story were growing up and earning some respect. Because I knew this was where the story was going, I was eager to work my way in and find the author’s approach to this situation. Jul 22, KatieV rated it it was amazing Shelves: And while she provides vivid descriptions and details, This is my first book by Kathleen Woodiwiss, purchased because of the numerous positive reviews. Behind her back, she could feel him jerking on his gloves, and on impulse she laid a palm against his chest, finding it firmly muscled beneath the crispness of his shirt.

But marriage for love is not to be, for her irresponsible and unscrupulous father, crippled by gambling debts, is intent on auctioning off his beautiful daughter to the highest bidder. But when description is used without the slightest thought for occasion, thesauruses become the new human brain, the act of making pancakes is sensationalized to a life and death experience, metaphors are utterly abused, and each tree in a forest is given an individual sentence of description wintrr whether likening it to dark and gloomy skeletons or imposing statues – I draw the line.


Oct 02, Wwoodiwiss Carrington-Fox rated it it was amazing Shelves: Two slitted holes had been cut for the eyes, two tiny ones for his nostrils, and a row of small, square openings formed a mouth for the mark.

At the same time as this whole affair, Erienne realizes that she may have feelings for this egotistical jerk, Christopher Seton, who won’t leave z alone and is bent on making her his woman even though she’s married.

I can’t think kathlsen much else I need to say about him. I get he thought she hated him, but seriously, you think she’d hate a man who tricked her into marrying him any less? View all 6 comments. The Secret of My Seduction. I liked him for all woodiwss that but then after the marriage when he continued his attempts to seduce Erienne, which is when I decided that he needed some redemption before becoming a worthwhile hero.

By the time she was alone in her room kathlfen the dark, dusty Saxton Hall, scared stiff of her mysterious husband who had sent her to prepare for their first dinner, I was officially happy to be reading the story, sipping my caramel tea, and going along her journey. I defy anyone to read this without gagging: It would be nice if the Beauty had something to recommend her other than her, you know, beauty.


Even the eyes kahtleen hidden in the shadowed depths of the slashed openings. And when I was under the impression that this book was after that idea, I thought it was lovely and couldn’t wait to recommend woodiiwss. I was just really excited to be reading a story, especially one I had heard was similar to an already-favorite, The Phantom of the Opera, as well as Beauty and the Beast.

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

Defy Not the Heart. You will find many mentionings of phantoms, hatters, winger, and tea around here. Twice Upon a Time. This is one that I read shortly after I discovered The Bride. The waiting silence continued, and drawing up her other knee and climbing onto the mattress, she sat back on her heels.

The Scotsman Who Saved Me. Woodiwiss had a good command of language and used it very well. The Lady By His Side. If you love Beauty and the Beast you would love this.

A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – FictionDB

Sweetest Erienne, how could I not? And then there is the heroine.

But Erienne has eyes for only one: Somebody sound the sociopath alert.