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The Windflower by Laura London – book cover, description, publication history. By Laura London, aka Sharon and Tom Curtis, , Historical When it was first released in , The Windflower was a revelation to me – a. The Windflower By Laura London – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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And if you’re looking for some kind of realism, lara aren’t going to find it here. He’s bitingly sarcastic, mean and what we call in romance a VERY. Devon is a hero you crave more of and I can’t honestly say I have read a hero like Devon.

Still, she’s amusing enough that she wins the hearts of the rest of the pirates on the ship, and manages to get herself into various kinds of trouble. And did I mention olndon Catch a Falling Heiress. A Study in Scarlet Women. The Luckiest Lady in London. The story takes place during the War of Those who do not like Kathleen Woodiwiss and in particular The Flame and the Flower need not continue here. There is – naturally – a to-die-for handsome pirate who falls for Merry like a ton of bricks.

Superb Classic Pirate Romance—one not to miss! He had seen the look before on women about to be raped, and he found no charm in having it turned on him.

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Whereas early romances often featured rape as a shortcut for “she wants it, but good girls don’t, so here’s how we’re going to have it both ways,” to the modern reader especially the modern reader who has had quite enough of all of the misogyny that seems to be growing like a cancer in society again it’s really hard to read portions where the “hero” threatens to sexually assault the heroine, and not throw the larua across ths room.

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The Windflower by Laura London – FictionDB

Never Desire a Duke. It tells the story of innocent, sheltered Merry Wilding, an American living in Virginia with her maiden aunt. Her aunt is determined to go back to her home in London, and Merry can’t let her go alone, so she reluctantly agrees to accompany her aunt.

There are numerous attempted escapes requiring rescue along the way and a crew that will do about anything for their ‘captive’. The Windflower by Laura London.

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Compared to current historical romances, The Windflower may seem old-fashioned, overly florid, or too dramatic. The writing is superb, the characters courageous, heartwarming and very special; the descriptions of the environs vivid; the metaphors numerous and well done; and the story a wonder to read, and re-read.

Devon was an asshole to Merry from the start because of preconceived idea that she slept with his enemy, Granville, although her behavior clearly suggests that she doesn’t know an iota about ,ondon or the male anatomy.

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This book has it, for sure. He’s also a spy. When books were being discontinued it was accepted practice to rip off the front cover and throw the book away.

I was pretty indifferent about Devon, actually. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. The romance world lost giants when the Curtises decided to stop writing.

Dawn frosted the loft with sun-shot colors that spangled the fragrant rolling surfaces with prisms and sipped night broth from the magenta shadows. He turns her on and then walks away. An old favorite of many.

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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. And now, along with many other readers, I get to experience The Windflower again. I was intrigued with the character Cat, but he was a secondary character. The whole crew of pirates comes to love Merry and to teach her many things as she blossoms lajra shy girl to strong woman.