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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Uno dei migliori libri della Woodiwiss che ho letto. A politically incorrect, economically impoverished and socially vile opinion! I originally read Ashes In The Wind back in I remember the date because I had just come home from the hospital with my first born Michael, who finally tied the knot this month with his partner and has given me two beautiful granddaughters. Preview — Ashes in the Wind by I E. Cole being rescued from the river – 2 times. Boy, I really woodiwizs to start thinking before I read books on a dare It seems from my own experience and others that the earlier books look at the dates are the best.

She was an avid horse rider who at one time lived in a large home on 55 acresm2 in Minnesota. After her husband’s death inshe moved back to Louisiana. View all 11 comments.

Hawthorne’s niece and finally Alaina can act like a lady for once. He favored her with a quick glance and spoke with deliberate slowness. The first half of part two features some ny fun moments of strife and tension between the hero Cole Latimer and the heroine Alaina MacGaren based on a fhe.

I read it all, in 3 days. Now that Im older I have no shame in declaring this one of my favorites! Alaina e Cole sono due personaggi veramente ben caratterizzati, mi sono piaciuti pure i lo Uno dei migliori libri della Woodiwiss che ho letto. I have enjoyed them all, but without a doubt this one was my favorite. Woodiwiss did a suburb job of developing this characters.


Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – FictionDB

I can honestly say, this is my most yb book of all. De todas formas, K. Laura Kinsale 3 Authors: 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.

Trivia About Ashes in the Wind. And I hated the way Alaina treated him. Want to Read saving…. Next time, I’m doing the daring, and someone’s gonna end up reading William S.

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.

Without the bodice-ripper, we would not have woodiqiss more socially acceptable versions being written now.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book follows Alaina, her adventures and her thoughts much more kathleen than Cole’s, all in the context of the American Civil War. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The first publisher on her list, Avon, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run. He doesn’t really pony up for me until the end, where it seems too little too late. I have been a Kathleen Woodiwiss fan since the first book of hers that I picked up over 30 years ago and I believe I have read every book she has written.

They felt as though they were almost two completely different stories. But before she can reach him she encounters a group of soldiers who harass her. Oct 31, Feminista marked it as never-to-read. The writing and settings were far superior than I’m used to from romance novelists. View all 7 comments. Cole Latimer is a most intriguing hero while Alana is the brave, spirited, stubborn heroine, who is steadfast and long in determination and pride. Tge believe he said — ah, yes — here it is.


It is a magnificent love story, well told with great plot twists and accurate history of the era, woven in so that you understand what is going on in the Civil War. By this time, more allegations against Alaina MacGaren wnd as she’s unjustly branded a spy, traitor and murderer by both the North and South. And if that was not enough, she nearly scalded him again, this time with a steaming towel still dripping wet from the kettle.

Three Huge, Terrible Misunderstandings and still three quarters to get through?

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

My heart broke when she passed away a 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. You won’t regret reading this one–it’s a keeper! Did the passage wooriwiss time and my tastes that have changed over the years lessen the magic of their romantic story?

Reading it was definitely a labor of love for me.