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She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota. This is the s not the s, or even the s.

Sep 28, Glamdring rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rather than follow the advice of the rejection letters and rewrite the novel, she instead submitted it to paperback publishers. Darn tooting it did!

And if that was not enough, she nearly wihd him again, this time with a steaming towel still dripping wet from the kettle. Yes, it does follow some of the typical romance patterns but the story was completly orginal. Alaina MacGarenCole Latimer. In the end I don’t think this book was a complete waste of time for me.

Major [Cole] Latimer has assured us by letter that he understands the entire situation, but he also assures” — Mrs. Without the bodice-ripper, we would not have the more socially acceptable versions being written now.

It will not however, be a book that I will be re-reading any time soon. That said, never in all my years of reading have I encountered a heroine I wanted to slap more than Alaina “Al” MacGaren. I ashds felt the pacing meandered quite a bit in this page epic with seemingly pointless passages. Three Huge, Terrible Misunderstandings and still three quarters to get through?


Next time, I’m doing the daring, and someone’s gonna end up reading William S. Bella la trama, caratterizzati molto bene i personaggi, azzeccate le scelte dell’autrice. In she released Kathlsen Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent. She died in a hospital on July 6, in Princeton, Minnesota, aged 68, from cancer.

Part one ends with the conclusion of the war as a crippled and limping Cole takes his unhappy and acrimonious wife Roberta back to his home in Minnesota. 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. Books by Kathleen E.

Ashes in the Wind

I found the book’s attempts to describe the civil war an anemic affair, and the focus firmly rests on Alaina and her struggle. As each new book was published her writing became more intricate and showed more depth.

I was young and was not interested in reading and my grandmother handed me this book. Dec 15, Rich Meyer rated it liked it Shelves: Warily [Cole] asked, “Now that you im me up here, what are your intentions? You hear me, Thr Y Alaina me gusta mucho, no como la insoportable de Shanna. Disguised as a boy for her safety, year old Alaina MacGaren thinks to seek refuge in her uncle’s home in New Orleans.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

It seemed like everything connected too neatly and the ending was a bit nonsensical. Want to Read saving….


Trivia About Ashes in the Wind. Burroughs or Hunter S. The similarities drop away after the southern setting and prewar life disappears I can honestly say, this is my most favorite book of all. View all 4 comments. Being that as I stated earlier girls-in-pants don’t do it for me, it made for a VERY long first half of the book.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Characters of the stoutest cardboard, true. The beginning was strange. Ashes in the Wind Author: It’s incredible that a book published back in such as this one still reigns supreme compared to the spewing potboilers shedding woodiwiiss romance shelves these days. Now that Im older I have no shame in declaring this one of my favorites!

After her husband’s death inshe moved back to Louisiana. It went ok for about pages and then became a long, boring slog until the last 50 pages or so, where the big reveal scene was so lopsidedly OTT WTF compared to the rather staid historical that came before it. All this in a bodice ripper? Preview — Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Alaina e Cole sono due personaggi veramente ben caratterizzati, mi sono piaciuti pure i loro difetti! Sep 10, Monica rated it it was amazing Shelves: Al dulls Cole’s pain with more adhes once Cole is in the guest bedroom.