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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Protecting her brother, she will not reveal who she is.

She actually matures a bit over the course of the story, which makes her beginning as a sweet little naif less annoying. And if you’re looking for some kind of realism, you aren’t going to find loncon here. Yet there she was, Merry Wilding – kidnapped in error, lajra from a ship bound from New York to England, spirited away in a barrel and swept aboard the infamous Black Joke Beautifully written, well researched.

The Windflowe r was first published inby the husband and wife writing team of Sharon and Tom Curtis under the pseudonym “Laura London. Secrets for Seducing a Royal Bodyguard. Together they have played eighteen years of annual performances at the largest Irish musical festival in the world.

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. This book is witty and fresh Devon is of course an English peer who is acting as a spy for the British government.


It always seemed so funny to me, because the moments she attempts, well they aren’t successful and not planned out at ALL!!

The Windflower by Laura London

I read an NPR piece about the re-release of this book and thought it sounded intriguing, even windflowet romance novels aren’t usually my thing. Would you like us to take another laurs at this review? The power between the two characters starts off unbalanced differences in age and status and wealth and powerbut it really struck me and keeps striking me how the writer seemed to see this and strove to make them be more worthy of each other, and tried make the reader see what they have in common.

This book is unique!

Half way through the story, I was ready to give this five stars but then it went downhill so fast that by the end of it I wanted to smash my Kindle against the wall and I would have done it too, if I could afford another one.

Her name is Merry, and every time I read the book, I notice something eindflower about her.

The Windflower

He takes care of her needs, protects her and befriends her. But thankfully for me, I can revisit the Black Joke anytime I want.

Too Scot to Handle. I don’t know why I waited so long. Compared to current historical romances, The Windflower may windflowef old-fashioned, windfllower florid, or too dramatic. So many laugh out loud funny lines and turns of phrases: Return to Book Page. This is the romance book that all other romance novels have to beat. Tossed into his cabin aboard a pirate ship, Merry struggles to preserve her virtue — and her very life.


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I wanted to believe you were guilty, so I’d have an londom not to let you go. No one has a good time on a pirate ship. However upon boarding, she is taken by ruffians and she is brought into the hands on none other than Devon and his band of pirates or Privateers for the British she later learns.

It tells the story of innocent, sheltered Merry Wilding, an American living in Virginia with her maiden aunt. Merry meets Rand Morgan, the pirate captain, who has many secrets and many connections. Though you may have to pay a premium, as I did, to get a good copy, for fans of the genre, it Superb Classic Pirate Romance—one not to miss!

In Devon’s mind, lxura is somehow linked to his enemy. His words made her arms cling to him as she found herself straining weakly toward his seeking mouth as it found her breast. It really is a great story. Not only are the hero and heroine unforgettable, but a wealth of secondary characters are drawn with a richness and depth rarely equalled.

I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump lately. I had it on my dnf will try again later shelf for about a month now, but I doubt that I’ll try it again.

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