Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ sweeping, page civil war romance ASHES IN THE WIND warmly engages readers. It’s incredible that a book. Ashes In The Wind By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. New Orleans, With her family dead Alaina MacGaren finds herself beseiged by a vile Union officer bent on seduction (when she refuses.
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An incensed Roberta wakes to find Alaina’s virgin blood on the bed Cole sleeps in and takes steps to trap him. Characters of the stoutest woodiwids, true.
The first half of part two features some rather fun moments of strife and tension between the hero Cole Latimer and the heroine Alaina MacGaren based on a misconception. Mar 04, Cindy Hardwell rated it it was amazing.
Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss
Dec 01, Claudia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Tbe favored her with a quick glance and spoke with deliberate slowness. Alaina was so much of what I identified with at that age and aspired to from the metamorphosis from t This was a reread after many, many years–and it held up to my memory.
The beginning was strange. It seemed like everything connected too neatly and the ending was a bit nonsensical.
Ashes in the Wind
Things that drove me crazy besides the above: Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. View all 4 comments. Preview — Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Jn.
Jul 20, Andre rated it really liked it. I’m only giving this book 2. I was on holiday with my family and I was bored, so I thought what the hell. The tension-filled, witty altercations were often fun mainly because there was a genuine back-and-forth. I like long setups, but the characters here didn’t grab me to make the investment worthwhile.
On the down side, this also attracts DuBonne’s attentions. Rereading it as an adult I was wondering if it was going to be as good woodiwisss I remembered, and while it wandered far afield, but at over pages you have room for a story to stretch time and space, it was entertaining.
Mystery and suspense coincide this burgeoning romance in part two up in Minnesota.
Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
My rating remains four stars. She plays many parts and Woodiwiss does them all so well. Aug 23, Melis rated it it was amazing. Quotes from Ashes in the Wind. The similarities drop away after the southern setting and prewar life disappears I can honestly say, this is my most favorite book of all.
It will be simpler if you’re bathed here. Iwnd novel sold over 2. Cole Latimer is a most intriguing hero while Alana is the brave, spirited, stubborn heroine, who is steadfast and long in determination and pride. Essentially, the romance handicaps them from thinking and acting logically, especially Cole.
Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss
He doesn’t really pony up for me until the end, where it seems too little too late. The Civil War is not a romantic period and this book spends more time dealing with the realities of shortages and renderings of wooddiwiss care and issues varnishedalbeit far behind lines, but you get bone saw and various triage arguments.
Could the author not come up with anything different.
They felt as though they were almost two completely different stories. Burroughs or Hunter S. There was a bit too much description at times.
Alaina’s mind flogged itself in a confused melee. He pities me and plays his savior’s role most heartily, but he does not want me for a wife. And the male blacks were portrayed as – well just awful! When the crooked Union soldiers threaten her, she and her devoted huge slave Saul journey south to New Orleans, a city the North currently holds. Was I swept away and able to escape once again? But before she can reach him she encounters a group of soldiers who harass her. Jun 04, Karla rated it it was amazing.
I all but gulped and breathed it in voraciously, reading while eating, getting up during the night to see what would happen asshes, only to end up reading all night long, and sighed with satisfaction and gratification, in the afterglow wopdiwiss the end. I originally read Ashes In The Wind back in Part two chronicles the stringent, combative tension between a married Alaina and Cole, both under a false misconception perpetuated by a very bitter Angus Craighugh, Roberta’s father.
See 2 questions about Ashes in the Wind…. She is able to keep up this sham for a good portion of the book. View all 10 comments. Refresh and try again. To me any ways. The first romance novel I ever read, and still the best. This book was the starting of my book reading obsession.
Okay so I read this book in Junoir High.