A Rose in Winter Romantic Novel

A Rose in Winter

A Rose in Winter Summary

Erienne’s father had given her hand to the richest suitor. She was now Lady Saxton, mistress of a great manor all but ruined by fire, wife to a man whose mysteriously shrouded form aroused fear and pity. Yet even as she fell in love with her adoring husband, Erienne despaired of freeing her heart from the dashingly handsome Yankee who couldn’t forget her. The beautiful Erienne, once filled with young dreams of romance, was now a wife and woman … torn between the two men she loved.

About The Author of A Rose in Winter

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Kathleen Erin Hogg was born on June 3, 1939, in Alexandria, Louisiana, she was the youngest of eight siblings by Gladys (Coker) and Charles Wingrove Hogg, a disabled World War I veteran. She long relished creating original narratives, and by age 6 was telling herself stories at night to help herself fall asleep. At age 16, she met U.S. Air Force Second Lieutenant Ross Eugene Woodiwiss at a dance, and they married the following year. She wrote her first book in longhand while living at a military outpost in Japan.

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The novel is a classic tale of forbidden love, with all the requisite elements of passion, intrigue, and suspense. The characters are well-developed and the plot is engaging. However, the novel’s greatest strength is its setting. Abe brings the world of 16th century France to life with her vivid descriptions of the countryside, the castle, and the people who inhabit them.

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