By Laura London, aka Sharon and Tom Curtis, , Historical When it was first released in , The Windflower was a revelation to me – a. For years, scarce copies of Laura London’s romance The Windflower were treasured by readers. Reviewer Sarah Wendell hails its. The Windflower By Laura London – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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There were a lot of interesting characters and they really added to the story. Give windflowdr a try, if you don’t like it you can always put it down. His enigmatic indifference is one of the powerful aspects of his character, as are the moments when he reveals that he does care about some things.

This book is unique! But along the way, he discovers her beautifully unbreakable spirit.

The Windflower by Laura London

Now that I’m a “woman of a certain age”, I tend to shy away from teen-aged heroines, too-handsome-to-live heroes, and – for Pete’s sake- pirates, of all things! Bedeviled by windfflower own demons, Devon is torn between his desire for Merry and his obsession with revenge.

To ask other readers questions about The Windflowerplease sign up. A delicate massage of the soft underside of her chin tilted her head, and he bent, bringing his mouth down on hers. That will relax you. Another long story you don’t need the details of, but Merry is mistaken for another man’s mistress and she’s kidnapped by a nasty band of baddies who were hired to steal some letters, but she widflower them windtlower they took her too.

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Her aunt is determined to go back to her home in London, and Merry can’t let her go alone, so she reluctantly agrees to accompany her aunt. I love the island like theme to the cover with the sunset beaming between the almost kiss. Historical romances of this era are often about the arc of growth the heroine goes through, and this book is no exception – and you just feel for her when things happen or when she learns something awful about humanity.

There was no towel. And when I say laira I mean that, like a marshmallow, action was done to Merry, but nothing of real, harrowing consequence was done larua Merry.

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This book is witty and fresh From a bumpy road to smooth sailing when they learn the matter of trust. The book itself, both the pages and the story within, is a treasure. Jan 02, Misfit rated it liked it Shelves: The daughter of a petroleum geologist father and historian lauraa magazine editor mother, Sharon was raised overseas and lived Laura London is the pen name for the husband and wife writing team Tom and Sharon Curtis. Rules for a Proper Governess.

She seems to spend more time with him than with Devon, and their relationship is a lot more interesting to me. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. This is especially true during the euphemistic sex scenes—the authors tend to mask what’s actually going winndflower by diving into this kind of imagery. I’m still interested in the genre, I plan to read more current Romance novels to see the progress of both the hero and the heroine from abstracted roles. So many laugh out loud funny lines and turns of phrases: But thankfully for me, I can revisit the Black Joke anytime I want.


With high hopes for a holiday in England, she sets sail from New York-but the tide of her life is destined to turn.


It took me–hm–probably at least hours to read, possibly longer. Devon was an asshole to Merry from the start because of preconceived idea that she slept with his enemy, Granville, although her behavior clearly suggests that she doesn’t know an iota about sex or the male anatomy.

Im a total sucker for it: This was the second Romance novel I’ve ever read, so my review really comes from my experience as an English Major with a Feminist slant.

It was co-written by two authors husband and wife. Beautifully written, well researched.

They had more of a connection. Never Desire a Duke. Earlier this week, my reading app on my phone wasn’t saving my notes and bookmarks, and this was making me a windflowwr batty.

Merry Wilding is a wnidflower of breeding, of innocence, and of breathtaking beauty. No one has a good time on a pirate ship.

Superb Classic Pirate Romance—one not to miss! Jun 23, KC marked it as dnf Shelves: Her skin gained color under his touch; her eyes became enormous; her throat tightened.