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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See 1 question about The Windflower…. He definitely has some hidden depths that are slowly revealed with each chapter londonn so. I was wavering between 4 and 5 stars on this one, and went with the higher rating.

If you haven’t tried it, I hope you’ll find a copy, and find your own favorite lines within it. I loved the characters in this book.

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Mistakenly windfloqer aboard an infamous pirate ship, Merry finds herself at the mercy of a wicked crew. I don’t intend that, but it is a statistic. This book is unique!

Nonetheless, I had no problem suspending my disbelief. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. I liked this book, even though, despite the abduction and pirating and all, I found myself skimming quite a bit, when I got tired of the flowery descriptions and just wanted to see what happened next.

Subjects Fiction Romance Historical Fiction. We have the utterly innocent heroine and the dashingly wicked hero who captivates her physically and emotionally. I’ll just have to revisit these characters in this story every year or so. She did better than I probably would’ve, to be honest!

Very close to rape, mind you. I do make an active attempt to go where a writer is trying to take, with more success sometimes Catherynne Valente, for example than others right now, I’m making side-eye at Joe Hill’s NOS4A2U. 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 saw them so they took her too.


And yeah, it’s totally unbelievable that her coming-of-age happened so gradually and on a pirate ship. View all 4 comments.

And finally, we have the side characters. She actually matures a bit over the course of the story, which makes her beginning as a sweet little naif less annoying. It’s out of print, and the Curtises don’t write romance any more. His interaction with the lndon “feels” pretty limited anyway, and besides, she’s 18 years old herself, and much more comfortable “hanging” with the “young crowd. This book spoke to me right off Those who do not like Kathleen Woodiwiss and in particular The Flame and the Flower need not continue here.

They teach her how to sail, how to climb the rigging, and how to live like a pirate, yo-ho! He seems like a dangerous and sexy pirate at the beginning, but by the end By Sarah Wendell on June 4, Devon believes Merry is in league with his greatest enemy a man responsible for the death of his sister.

So I thought I might share lonxon favorite moments with the heroine from The Windflower. I love the island like theme to the cover with the sunset beaming between the almost kiss.

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I like how Devon takes things slow with Merry, even though he realizes how much he loves her early on in the story, he doesn’t act on it. The Windflower is really sticky that way—you start reading, and whoosh.

At first, I had no idea where this author was heading with this story. And dat slow burn romance doe.


My Favorite Merry Moments from ‘The Windflower’ | Kirkus Reviews

Coming up with a rating for The Windflower is one of the more difficult decisions I’ve had to make for a book. There were probably a hundred spunky things that a woman of spirit would have thought of to say, and all she had managed to do was plead pitifully for her life.

The summary itself is a little ridiculous: There is also a shipload of misfit pirates for some adventures on the high seas, complete with a “Murtagh”-like shipper captaining the ship the entire way. What a Wicked Earl Wants. He is a patriot and a windfliwer and loves his sister. Heroine Merry Wilding lives a quiet life in her small Virginia community with a maiden aunt whose devotion to all things British has left them nearly ostracized.

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Sadly, it was not. My aged copy is in pieces and held together with a rubber band and strangely, the print seems to have shrunk considerably since the last time I thumbed thru its By Laura London the husband and wife team of Sharon and Tom CurtisThe Windflower is my all time favorite romance.

This book has it, for sure. But I really wish he had a story. I love it, I love it. When the Scoundrel Sins. Jun 23, KC marked it as dnf Shelves: Merry Wilding, is a lady of leisure and espionage.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? This book is witty and fresh