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

At age 16, she met U. Books by Kathleen E. Reading it was definitely a labor of love for me. My heart broke when she passed away wokdiwiss couple of years ago because I knew there would never again be another new Woodiwiss to snuggle into a chair with and read for hours.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

It will be simpler if you’re bathed here. She was an avid ij rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota.

I definitely understand why I liked wooxiwiss as a young woman. And I hated the way Alaina treated him. I’m only giving this book 2. Want to Read saving…. Cole finally discovers “Al” ‘s true identity and grudgingly leaves Alaina. I read it all, in 3 days. Though seventeen, she had masqueraded as a stripling lad beneath the very noses of the Yankees. Jacques reappears, and Cole’s stepmother Tamara Latimer also makes an appearance to explain some of the intrigue from part one. Alaina’s father and one of her brothers has already died serving the South in the war and her mother passes away shortly thereafter.

To ask other readers questions about Ashes in the Windplease sign up. 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 kthleen Minnesota. Anyone who’s seen Gone With the Wind, and who would i reading this book if they hadn’t, should’ve been able to easily imagine each scene with a little less than what we are kathleem. Just a moment while we sign you woodiwisss to your Goodreads account. I feel as though now that I’ve read my first Woodiwiss novel I can officially label myself a fan of the bodice-ripper genre.


Mystery and suspense coincide this burgeoning romance in part two up in Minnesota. The book is written in two parts, much like Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Expect to experience a full gamut of emotions when you read this, and to close it with a smile and contentment. I can’t wrap my head around the idea of a woman passing off wooddiwiss a man for any long period of time. The book starts off with Alaina fleeing her home dressed as Al because she is being accused of being a rebel spy.

That blithering bluebelly idiot!

Part I and Part II of this book really felt disconnected to me. Paperbackpages. Captivating Civil War Romance! View all 4 comments. Olden is still golden De todas formas, K. 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.

I found the book’s attempts to describe the civil war an anemic affair, and the focus firmly rests on Alaina and her struggle. Sep 28, Glamdring rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hawthorne’s niece and finally Alaina can act like a lady for once. Refresh and try again. He favored her with a quick glance and spoke with deliberate slowness. But luckily my years in Dickensian retreat prepared me quite well for that obstacle.


Burroughs or Hunter S. See 2 questions about Ashes in the Wind…. The first publisher woodiwlss her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run.

I kept waiting for Freddy Crueger to jump out from around the corner. I read grim, we see grim every day on kathleej news so having something that takes you through hell and back again with a happy ending is kinda nice, right now.

He believes her guise as Al and gives her a job at the hospital he works at in New Orleans. If you are not a fan of historical romances you may want to pass, but you will be missing a very good story.

The story offers wshes core mystery well wrapped in several others, plenty of action, suspense, romantic moments though not as many love scenes as readers like me might hopeand a wonderfully satisfying ending.

A politically incorrect, economically impoverished and socially vile opinion! Jul 20, Andre rated it really liked it. Since this was another special moment in time, I decided to pick this “keeper” I had given five stars kathlren back up to see if time had changed with how I felt then. He was bullied into a marriage he didn’t really want in the beginning, and was very woodwiiss the tortured “big-baby” hero for most of the 2nd half of the book.