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A Rose in Winter
When Erienne Fleming is sold into marriage by her money-hungry father, the meets her new husband Lord Saxton with trepidation and fear- for he comes to her only at night and during the day hides his face behind a crude leather mask. Trying to be a dutiful wife, Erienne ignores his oddities and more importantly tries to forget the man who stole her heart, Christopher Seton- the one man she can never have. In the end, at the 11th hour, can Erinne listen ...
A Season Beyond a Kiss
Raelynn and Jeffrey Birmingham's new marriage is on the rocks. Jeffrey has been accused of siring a serving girl's baby, and Raelynn is holding herself aloof. When the couple finally start to love and trust each other, the serving girl turns up dead in the stables, and Raelynn sees Jeffrey over her with a knife. She flees despite her own pregnancy and nearly dies in the woods. She leaves Jeffrey to live in town, where the criminal who initially tried to...
Ashes in the Wind
Alaina McGaren is a young woman on the run. Her home and the surrounding area has been devestated by war, and her family has been touched greatly by it. After the death of her brother, father and mother, Alaina tries to help those who fight against the invading yankees, offering shelter and food to the rebels. A soldier, gravelly wounded and unable to continue, begs Alaina to deliver a message to his commander, and after agreeing to this, Alaina is brand...
Forever in Your Embrace
Countess Synnovea Zinkovna is ordered to travel to Moscow, by the Tsar Mikhail Romanov. She is to live with the Tsar's cousin Princess Anna and her husband Prince Aleksi after her father's death, in order to find a suitable husband. But on the way to Moscow Synnovea's coach is attacked and she is kidnapped by Ladislaus, a leader of a gang of dangerous outcasts, she is quickly recovered by the brave British officer Colonel Tyrone Rycroft and is safely...

Woodiwiss booklist

Petals on the River (Literature)
Shemaine has been convicted of a crime by the grandmother of her fiance. Shemaine is sent to a ship to be sold as a slave to the colonies. Gage Thornton buys a beautiful slave to be a nanny to his son. Gage is a widower who, people believe, killed his wife. A spurn women named Roxanne has been taking care of household items in return of hoping to marry Gage. Roxanne is very angry when he brings home Saemaine. Soon after Gage is falling in...
Petals on the River (Romance)
The basic premise was both reasonable and believable, a young widower craftsman purchasing the indenture of a young female transportee to act as nursemaid/housekeeper for his young son. Then propinquity takes over, and the result is marriage and children, in that order. The hero's life long ambition is to build a ship. This is a revolt against the type of freight hauler his titled father(1) is building in England. He funds this ambition by building...
Shanna (Romance)
A woman plans a marriage of convenience to escape her father's plans to marry her off before her 21st birthday. Unfortunately, she chooses a man destined for the hangman's noose, but he is able to escape and is practically delivered to her island home, where he has been sold as a bondslave. Despite the odds, he works hard to earn her respect and love. We watch Shanna grow from a self centered child, to a mature young woman under Ruark's careful, nurtu...
Shanna (Romance)
Shanna went to Europe to find a husband but she failed to find someone rich and well educated. She knows her father will provide her with a husband so she decide to arrange a marriage with a man condemned to death. They agreed to get married, but it will be just a joke... something to shut up her father. But Ruark is not a criminal, he is a noble man wrongfully accused, and he will surprise Shanna, until she realizes she can't live without him....
So Worthy My Love
16 years old Elise is mistakenly kidnapped by Lord Maxim's men during a party at his uncle house. When Maxim sees her and understands the mistake (he wanted to kidnap the woman he loves) he gets furious. But he keeps her in his house, while the two of them do but argue all the time. Then, some events will force them to look at each other differently... falling in love....
The Elusive Flame (Romance)
Young Cerynise kendall finds herself forced to marry an old friend to escape from a vicious man who needs her to take her tutor's heritage. She has always been in love with Beau, her old friend, but she knows he tries to avoid marriage and doesn't like serious relationships. They travel on his boat from England to america, trying not to surrender to their passion, ignoring each other's feelings... till love decides differently....

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss list of books

The Elusive Flame (Romance)
This long awaited sequel to "The Flame and the Flower" deals with Heather and Brandon's son, Beau. After meeting a childhood friend on a London dockside, Beau Birmingham, Cyrnise Kendall puts her life into his hands, trusting him with her entire being. As they head to America, Beau and Cyrnise are drawn to each other, proving that first love can win after all......
The Flame and the Flower
Heather is a badly treated servant in her aunt's house. One day, escaping from an attempt of raping she finds herself hosted in the Captain Birmingham's ship. He exchanges her for a prostitute and rapes her. They will be obliged to get married because she gets pregnant and they leave for the United States where they start their life together. She's very scared of intimacy and sex and he is angry at her most of the time. Until she discovers that he is the...
The Reluctant Suitor
Morrow, Mar 2003, 24.95, 496 pp. ISBN: 0060185708 In 1815, James Colton returns home to England to claim his estate, recover from his war injuries, and to make restitution to his family and his “fiancée”. When James was a teen he ran away from home to protest his father's insistence that he will eventually marry their neighbor's daughter Adriana Sutton. Now returning home, he sees his deceased father was right, Adriana is an intelligent beauty....
The Wolf and the Dove
In the Middle Ages, during Normans invasion, the Saxon castle of Aislynn is captured. Her dad is killed and she and her mother become the Normans' servants. Aislynn, the beautiful 17 years old princess is taken in her captor's room and kept captive. He wants her as his lover. They will argue, being very cynical to each other, but finally, love will win....


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