[Epub] ↠ The Flame and the Flower Author Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Flame and the Flower Doomed To A Life Of Unending Toil, Heather Simmons Fears For Her Innocence Until A Shocking, Desperate Act Forces Her To Flee And To Seek Refuge In The Arms Of A Virile And Dangerous Stranger.A Lusty Adventurer Married To The Sea, Captain Brandon Birmingham Courts Scorn And Peril When He Abducts The Beautiful Fugitive From The Tumultuous London Dockside But No Power On Earth Can Compel Him To Relinquish His Exquisite Prize For He Is Determined To Make The Sapphire Eyed Lovely His Woman And To Carry Her Off To Far, Uncharted Realms Of Sensuous, Passionate Love.


10 thoughts on “The Flame and the Flower

  1. says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestWoodiwiss is often credited with creating the first bodice ripper or the first modern historical romance novel I would actually disagree with both of those remarks especially since they mean very different things I wouldn t actually classify bodice rippers as romance novels they relike anti romance novels The hero in these types of books is usually very similar to the villain, distinguishable only by a very thin and wavering Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestWoodiwiss is often credited with creating the first bodice ripper or the first modern historical romance novel I would actually disagree with both of those remarks especially since they mean very different things I wouldn t actually classify bodice rippers as romance novels they relike anti romance novels The hero in these ...


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    I read this book years ago when I was a teenager I had borrowed all the Kathleen E Woodiwiss novels from my mother s shelf and she had stolen them from her mother Kind of creepy, yes, but I read my grandmother s literary porn As a teenager I may have actually given this book three stars I actually enjoyed reading Brandon s dominating ways and Heather s bodice ripping adventures Though, despite my youngish years, I still found their first encounter disturbing and Brandon s subsequent trea I read this book years ago when I was a teenager I had borrowed all the Kathleen E Woodiwiss novels from my mother s shelf ...


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    In 1972, Kathleen E Woodiwiss did what every writer dreams of doing she wrote a classic novel with her very first book The Flame and the Flower had it all passion, conflict, adventure, drama, a setting that sweeps us from Georgian England to a plantation in the Carolinas, and unforgettable characters She broke all the conventional rules of historical fiction by making the sexual relationship between her hero and heroine a vital component of their emotional relationship and ...


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    4.5 starsKathleen Woodiwiss is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel In 1972 she released The Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent Well done to her for creating this genre many have learned from her, I m sure.I can see how some might have issues with what happened in the beginning of the book it s fiction it is what used to be termed a bodice ripper it happened Her struggle pulled his s 4.5 starsKathleen Woodiwiss is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel In 1972 she released The Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent Well done to her fo...


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    It was nice to finally read this signature romance by a historical romance great I quite enjoyed it Initially, I was a bit worried, because Brandon came off as an arrogant, self absorbed jerk However, he really redeemed himself, showing a profound selflessness and dedication for his young wife Yes, he did rape her If you don t like rape in a romance, then you won t like this book, and I would not judge you We all have our personal tastes and comfort zones Rape is a plot device I can toler It was nice to finally read...


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    What I learned from this book 1 rape is ok if you re a hot, sensuous man 2 beauty good, ugly badI am reading my way through Romance Readers Top 100 and I finished Shanna first and then The Flame and the Flower I really enjoyed Shanna s story, protagonists and flowery language I read The Flame and the Flower next and am frankly mystified as to why it holds such a special place in so many readers hearts Is is because it was one of the first romance novels you read My principal misgiving What I learned from this book 1 rape is ok if you re a hot, sensuous man 2 beauty good, ugly badI am reading my way through Romance Readers Top 100 and I finished Shanna first and then The Flame and the Flower I really enjoyed Shanna s story, protagonists and flowery language I read The Flame and the Flower next and am frankly mystified as to why it holds such a special place in so many readers hearts Is is because it was one of the first romance novels you read My principal misgiving about the book will be pretty obvious The hero s repeated rape of the heroine in the beginning of the book Not just the rape, but his cavalier attitude about it Literally laughing in her face after learning about the terrible mistake that brought her to him ...


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    Wtf So if I guy thought you were hot and wanted you he could just rape you and you had to marry your rapist Holy bat shit That is nuts Also what the hell kind of polite society is it that lets a young girl suffer thought all that and then he has the nerve to joke about it I can t believe this I understand things were different but good god man that is crazy Poor baby to have to live with that and the poor girl married to her rapist has to find a way to make peace and continue to fo...


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    I really don t get why people considered Kathleen E Woodiwiss to be the queen of historical romance I mean I have only read two of her novels and I can honestly say that she was nowhere near as good as other talented authors suc...


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    No s por d nde empezar a hacer la rese a Tengo tantas cosas que decir que no soy capaz de ordenarlo todo.Primero os contar de qu va esto Tenemos a Heather, una chica que un d a fue una dama inglesa, pero su padre, una vez muri su madre, se dedic a gastarse todo en el juego Lo vendi todo, as que cuando muri dej a Heather sola, y sin dote para casarse Es entonces cuando aparecen unos t os que deciden llev rsela con ella Las penurias de Heather solo acababan de empezar con su T a Fanny No s por d nde empezar a hacer la rese a Tengo tantas cosas que decir que no soy capaz de ordenarlo todo.Primero os contar de qu va esto Tenemos a Heather, una chica que un d a fue una dama inglesa, pero su padre, una vez muri su madre, se dedic a gastarse todo en el juego Lo vendi todo, as que cuando muri dej a Heather sola, y sin dote para casarse Es entonces cuando aparecen unos t os que deciden llev rsela con ella Las penurias de Heather solo acababan de empezar con su T a Fanny Por otro lado tenemos a Brandon, capit n de un barco que acaba de llegar a puerto y que tiene ganas de marcha, para intentar ser un poco finos Confundiendo a Heather con lo que no es, obviamente, se la llevan al barco a ver al capit n Y ya o...


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    My modern sensibilities were deeply offended by this classic 1970 s romance It is reading books like this when I regret my quirk of always needing to finish books, even when I don t like them At the beginning of the story, the 18 year old heroine is living with her verbally abusive aunt and hen pecked uncle They decide to foist her off on an extended member of the family who claims he can have her admitted to a prestigious finishing school for youn...


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