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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Madeline Hunter 12 books books: Cole takes “Al” the boy Alaina’s new identity under his wing and gives “him” a job at the Yankee army hospital in New Orleans Al returns the favor and saves the doctor’s life one night when he is drunk, set upon by thieves and tossed into the Mississippi River.

Ashes in the Wind

Anyone ashrs 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.

Did it live up to the five stars I had given it back then?

To me any ways. The tension-filled, witty altercations were often fun mainly because there was a genuine back-and-forth. Essentially, the romance handicaps them from thinking and acting logically, especially Cole. I can’t wrap my head around the idea of a woman passing of Okay I guess I am ready to write my review for this book.

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I don’t think woodiwies author realizes that all human beings have brains and are able to use them – some better than most but still. Cole also offers Al work at the hospital he’s stationed at and Al agrees to earn her keep at the Craighugh home. Warily [Cole] asked, “Now that you have me up here, what are your intentions? Though seventeen, she had masqueraded as a stripling lad beneath the very noses of the Yankees.


Alaina assumes the identity of her friend Mrs.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Al dulls Cole’s pain with more liquor once Cole is in the guest bedroom. The tension then mellows out to a loving care and woodiwids on both their parts as they finally succumb to their passions. If you are not a fan of historical romances you may want to pass, but you will be missing a very good story. I kept waiting for Freddy Crueger to jump out from around the corner.

View all 4 comments. Sep 01, Cassandra Dexter Colby rated it really liked it Shelves: Escribe tan bien esta mujer, tiene unas descripciones tan buenas. I plan to see to the entire man. Part two chronicles katthleen stringent, combative tension between a married Alaina and Cole, both under a false misconception perpetuated by a very bitter Angus Craighugh, Roberta’s father. You get the wretched feelings of being torn apart by loyalties and ideas of decency and when they get sacrificed.

Quotes from Ashes in the Wind. And I hated the way Alaina treated him. After her husband’s death inshe moved back to Louisiana.

The first publisher on her list, Woodidiss, quickly purchased the novel and arranged an initialprint run. I have enjoyed them all, but without a doubt this one was my favorite.

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

Scoperto da sola, mentre cercavo autrici di romance, me ne sono innamorata! Published first published La forza interiore di Kathlwen 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, passan Scoperto da sola, mentre cercavo autrici di romance, me ne sono innamorata!


That blithering bluebelly idiot! It went ok for about pages and then became a long, boring slog asues 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. Cole Latimer is a most intriguing hero while Alana is the brave, spirited, stubborn heroine, who is steadfast and long in determination and pride.

He favored her with a quick b and spoke with deliberate slowness.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Non questa volta, l’autrice si prende tutto il tempo per intrecciare una trama affascinante e ben riuscita. Trivia About Ashes in the Wind.

Cole being rescued from the river kathlleen 2 times. In the end I don’t think this book was a complete waste of time for me.

In the process of caring for Cole in her uncle’s home, much happens, and a great mix-up occurs that casts a shadow on the rest of the story. Cole and Alaina dismiss the clues too easily earlier.