Fires Of Winter [Roberta Gellis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The windswept plains of medieval England were torn by the raging. Melusine of Ulle, daughter of Scottish nobility, is given in marriage to Bruno of Jernaeve, who secures her land for his sovereign, King David. Born enemies, the . Fires of Winter continues the story Gellis began in A Tapestry of Dreams, and tells the story of Lady Audris’ illegitimate half brother Bruno.

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Both Bruno and Melusine start their stories from their individual beginnings at the start of robberta book and things go from there. Bride of a Scottish Warrior. Too Scot to Handle. Born of different worlds, joined in the flames of passion and intrigue, they find new strength in each other’s arms How to write a great review.

A truer love that takes time to grow. May 20, Elaine rated it it was ok.

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Last Night with the Duke. On names, that can really break the illusion for me — I hate it when a writer gives a heroine such a glaringly modern name.

I look forward to more. For who knows what reason I doberta got itStephen decides to knight Bruno and marry him winnter Melusine, who is half mad with grief over the loss of her family and home, and wibter she recognizes her new husband as the man who took her from Ulle she attempts to kill him while he’s sleeping. I liked the leads and the background, but at the same time I found the history a bit overwhelming.

I’m guessing it could get a little tedious if you were hoping to read a romance rather than historical fiction. As for romance, the love that slowly grows between these too is a fiery passion, a love for home and the man or woman who might be right for you.


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Melusine of Ulle is from Cumbria in the North and when the last of her family dies fighting against King Stephen she is brought to court as a lady in waiting to Queen Maude. The hero, Melusine, turns out to be a good match for Bruno. Return to Book Page. Her father turned traitor to the King of England by siding himself and his sons with the King of Robetta thus leaving his lands and beloved daughter unprotected and in dire danger.

Robdrta in the first person point of view of Bruno and Melusine in alternating chapters, the story tends to overlap and backtrack way too much. Roberta Gellis or been one of the most successful writers of historical fiction of the last few decades, having published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since Open Preview See a Problem?

Paperbackpages. It was magic watching these two learn to love each other. It certainly made gaining a deeper relationship a harder task. Three stars, only recommended for die-hard Gellis fans.

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Yep, the early Roselynde novels were certainly the best of the lot, and the most interesting. What reviewers are saying about Fires of Winter: A good lovestory and what I just love, history, facts and the feeling you are there in the dirty streets and the beautiful halls. Cities that are taken, who changed side, what did King David of Scotland do and so on.

The beautiful, cherished daughter of Scottish nobility, Melusine of Ulle had all the privileges of rank. And I understand that background info is important to the story but it felt like too much.

Dorinda and the Doctor. It was the first historical romance I read, and it enthralled me. Alternating chapters are written from the perspective of husband and wife, the work is historically accurate, and the narrative is sensitive and insightful. What reviewers are saying about Fires of Winter: There are no discussion wintwr on this book yet.


Susan Higginbotham Coming gelli October: Politics play a big role in this book and take up much of the story. I now know something of the history of that time period, although I do not know how accurate it is. The book blurb caught my attention and I was certainly in need of an historical romance fix!

For fans of medieval romance who are looking for something a little different, this would be a great story to check out. Growing up gellks the daughter of a noble family for her and as an illegitimate son of a noble man for him. Aug 29, Cynthia Mcarthur rated it liked it. Melusine is the only surviving daughter of nobility and has been winrer more freedom than most girls of this time period.

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Yup, winetr had Tiffany in the 12thc!! This robert the second time this has Having enjoyed Tapestry of Dreams, of course I had to find out what happened with Audris’s half brother, Bruno. I recommend this book for anyone who enjoys a good historical romance that happens to lend a view on the historical politics as well. Melusine is a woman who knows what she wants, the land back that the king took from her after her father died fighting the king.

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