A woman burdened by war A doctor torn between passion and duty A sweeping tale of love in the face of dishonor from the incomparable storyteller– Kathleen. 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.

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Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

It is a compelling tale of a young Southern woman from Louisiana who loses everything in the Civil War. Roberta’s parents arrive on the scene and a befuddled Cole must marry Roberta considering the evidence in plain sight. Anyone who’s seen Gone With the Wind, and who would be reading this book if they hadn’t, should’ve been able to easily imagine each scene with a little less than what we are given.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. La forza interiore di Alaina mi ha catturato, in ogni momento del libro, dal primo travestimento per fuggire ad un ingiustizia fino alla fine dove lotta tenacemente per la propria famiglia, passando per il difficile periodo nel quale ne lei ne Cole e.woodiwisz fino in fondo i ashws sentimenti!

Unfortunately, Woodiwiss intersperses clues which portends the return of villains at the end, and Cole and Alaina just seem to ignore all the clues and fail to proactively e.woodiwisd deeper and possibly prepare better against villains at the end who have them at a decided disadvantage. She was survived by two sons, Sean and Heath, their wives, and numerous grandchildren. Outweighs all common sense! View all 4 comments. You get the consequences of death and permanent injury and pain.


She wrote her first book in longhand while living at a military outpost in Japan. De todas formas, K. The various roles young southern lady Alaina plays come through believably, especially through the eyes of our honorable and somewhat hapless Yankee doctor hero, Cole. Jul 19, Vivian rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 01, Cassandra Dexter Colby rated it really liked it Shelves: Typical of Kathleen Woodiwiss, this is a long—nearly epic—tale. Disguised as a boy for her safety, year old Alaina MacGaren thinks to seek refuge in her uncle’s home in New Orleans.

Major [Cole] Latimer has assured us by letter that he understands the entire situation, but he also assures” — Mrs. View all 30 comments.

And if that was not enough, she nearly scalded him again, this time with a steaming towel still dripping wet from the kettle. Quotes from Ashes in the Wind.

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. E.aoodiwiss rate it 3 stars here for the fact that the last or so pages were VERY entertaining and true to the art form of bodice-ripper writing. But Alaina’s masquerade does not fool Cole for long.

Ashes in the Wind

Olden is still golden Aug 23, Melis rated it it was amazing. The beginning, and most, of the story takes place in Louisiana especially New Orleansand ends in Minnesota. Characters katheen the stoutest cardboard, true.

This sshes was the starting of my book reading obsession. But before she can reach him she encounters a group of soldiers who harass her. Things that drove me crazy besides the above: Scoperto on sola, mentre cercavo autrici di romance, me ne sono innamorata!

Being that as I stated earlier girls-in-pants don’t do it for me, it made for a VERY long first half of the book. It’s incredible that a book published back in such as this one still reigns supreme compared to the spewing potboilers shedding from romance shelves these days.


Her third son, Dorren, predeceased her. Elizabeth Hoyt 3 Authors: An incensed Roberta wakes to find Alaina’s virgin blood on the bed Cole sleeps in and takes steps to trap him.

You will feel you are living it and you will celebrate Alaina’s strength and intelligence. Bestselling author Julia Quinn agrees, saying, “Woodiwiss made women want ths read.

But luckily my years in Dickensian retreat prepared me quite well for that obstacle. 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. Mar 04, Cindy Hardwell rated it it was amazing.

Ashes in the Wind : Kathleen E. Woodiwiss :

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. The writing and settings were far superior than I’m used to from romance novelists. Woodiwiss was the youngest of eight siblings. A doctor torn between passion and duty Escribe tan bien esta mujer, tiene unas descripciones tan buenas.

And I hated the way Alaina treated him. Ashes in the Wind. Yes, it does follow some of the typical romance patterns but the story was completly orginal. Cole Latimer is a dashing Yankee surgeon who has served the Union faithfully, and his tender heart compels him to help a ragged, innocent “lad” in need–never suspecting the rags conceal a bewitching belle suspected of being a rebel spy.