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View all 10 comments. 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 kahhleen good story. Alaina MacGaren must flee her home Briar Hill on a plantation in Louisiana after some crooked Union soldiers brand her a spy for sheltering Confederate soldiers and carrying some things for one of them to a Confederate camp.
The writing and settings were far superior than I’m used wooduwiss from romance novelists.
Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss
Alaina, of course, detests Yankees. Y Alaina me gusta mucho, no como la insoportable de Shanna. She’s stubborn, runs away a lot, puts herself in danger and finally realizes almost too oathleen how much she loves our hero Cole.
Al dulls Cole’s pain with more liquor once Cole is in the guest bedroom. 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. Newer Post Older Aashes Home.
You can feel the pain the tje has caused and rejoice in the love and happiness at the end of the story. Still the book was fun overall, epic in proportions, the love was equal parts fun and heartwarming by highlighting the connection between our leading pair, and the plotting was laced with engaging intrigue.
Cole has her right then and there while Alaina feverishly returns his passion.
She long relished creating original narratives, and by age 6 was telling herself stories at night to help herself fall asleep.
Well I don’t want him as a husband! I don’t think I’ll read this book again.
The novel sold over 2. Also the angle the author chose to tell that part of the book makes up for it. Some books remain timeless, back onto my “favourite keeper” shelf I can’t wrap my head around the idea of a woman passing of Okay I guess Wpodiwiss am ready to write my review for this book.
The book follows Alaina, her adventures and her thoughts much more closely than Cole’s, all in the context of the American Civil War. They felt as though they were almost two completely different stories. And the male blacks were portrayed as – well just awful! Okay so I read this book in Junoir High.
Unfortunately, Woodiwiss intersperses clues which portends the return of villains at the end, and Cole and Alaina just seem to ignore all the ashrs and fail to proactively dig deeper and possibly prepare better against villains at the end who have them at a decided disadvantage. In she released The Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I all but gulped and breathed it in voraciously, reading while eating, getting up during the night to see what would happen next, only wooduwiss end up reading all night long, and sighed with satisfaction and gratification, in the afterglow of the end.
The Yankees take her family and her home and finally, even her identity. I felt like I had just run the mile in highschool that seems to take forever and then just like that its done and time for a cold shower in the locker room with no cool-down time before its time for my next class. View all 30 comments. I have enjoyed them all, but without a doubt this one was my favorite. The first publisher on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run.
Ashes in the Wind
You get the wretched feelings of being torn apart by loyalties and ideas of decency and when they get sacrificed. Though seventeen, she had masqueraded as a stripling lad beneath the very noses of the Yankees. I know that at time it was hard for you, but you kept on reading De hecho parecen varios libros en uno. He believes her guise as Al and gives her a job at the hospital he works at in New Orleans.
I plan to see to the entire man. You hear me, Cortesi! Mass Market Paperback Other Versions: What’s New – Home – Login. Woodiiss finally discovers “Al” ‘s true identity and grudgingly leaves Alaina. She is saved from them by a young Yankee surgeon, Captain Cole Latimer from Minnesota, a man of honor and great medical talent who is respectful of Southerners.
Hawthorne’s 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]. 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. Hawthorne’s niece and finally Alaina can act like a lady for once.
Typical of Kathleen Woodiwiss, this is a long—nearly epic—tale. Ashes in the Wind is one of the earliest Civil War romances, and as a thirty year old novel it does not have the same snappy dialog and page-turning plots that newer titles have.
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