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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He was bullied into a marriage he didn’t really want in the beginning, and was very much the tortured “big-baby” hero for most of the 2nd half of the book. You feel the aura of the Civil War around you as you read this book.

Finale con un magnifico colpo di scena e, tipicamente alla Woodiwiss The Civil War woodiwise is both emotionally and impartially drawn no small feat, that.

Could she never say anything nice to Cole?!? I found the book’s attempts to describe the civil war an anemic affair, and the focus firmly rests on Alaina and her struggle. But that’s OK cause it’s still great. First I have to say that I really enjoy the author’s writing style, it’s so much different from the modern books that it’s like in another universe. Also the angle the author chose to tell that part of the book makes up for it.


Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Oddly enough, Ashes in the Wind wasn’t nearly as horrid as I thought it would be. She journeys to her Uncle’s home and along the way has an encounter with Cole Lattimer, the heroe of the story.

Okay I guess I am ready to write my review for this book. I kept waiting for Freddy Crueger to jump out from around the corner. She died in a hospital on July 6, in Princeton, Minnesota, aged 68, from cancer. She is saved from them by a young Yankee surgeon, Captain Cole Latimer from Minnesota, a man of honor and great medical talent who is respectful of Southerners.

Though seventeen, she had masqueraded as a stripling lad beneath the very noses of the Yankees. The Civil War is not a romantic period and this book spends more time dealing with the realities of shortages and renderings of medical care and issues varnishedalbeit far behind lines, but you get bone saw kathlen various triage arguments. At age 16, she met U. Woodkwiss be anxiously awaiting your reply.

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

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – FictionDB

Jan 03, Cheap and Lazy rated kwthleen really liked it Shelves: Hawthorne’s niece and finally Alaina can act like a lady for once. Alaina, of course, detests Yankees.


De todas formas, K. The similarities drop away after the southern setting and prewar life disappears I can honestly say, this is my most favorite book of all. She could just see his gaping grin above his broad brass-buttoned chest.

Non questa volta, l’autrice si woldiwiss tutto il tempo per intrecciare una trama affascinante e ben riuscita. I read it all, in 3 days. Was I swept away and able to escape once again? Her third son, Dorren, predeceased her.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss

But before she can reach him she encounters a group of soldiers who harass her. Yes, it does follow some of the typ Okay so I read this book in Junoir High.

Alaina’s mind flogged itself in a confused melee. Did it live up to the five stars I had given it back then? Here, the heroic pining at the end isn’t forced, it isn’t egregious and it isn’t so blatantly one-sided from the hero!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The similarities drop away after the southern setting and prewar life disappears for these two.