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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Fires of Winter by Roberta Gellis – Historical Fiction Online

Probably not the best start to a marriage. May 20, Elaine rated it it was ok. Because reading this book is exhausting. It was called Vantage Point and about the 80 millionth time they went back to explain it I was ready to take extreme measures just to make it stop.

A truer love that takes time to grow. Great love story set in England during the war between Stephen and Matilda. Feb 15, Madeline Hunter rated it it was amazing.

Eventually the two manage to build a strong marriage and relationship amidst the backdrop of England’s Civil War between Stephen and Matilda. Beloved trusted friend of the King of England and trusting handsome love of the Queen puts Bruno in a position of some import. There are those who will not see the right of a bastard born being held so high.


But her family and her life were destroyed by the rav Title: It does not bode well. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lord of the Wolves. I think Gellis can be quite hit and miss. It’s mostly long descriptions of the political environment, wars, and the character’s feelings as they remember them. Never dry ones though, but we get to see the fight between King Stephen and Empress Matilda.

Fires of Winter (Tales of Jernaeve, #2) by Roberta Gellis

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is a grittiness to it as well that you rarely find in historical romances now. Only a consummate writer of Ms.

As I said earlier, it is more history than romance. Tall, Dark, and Wicked. He weds and beds her and she tries to kill him. Account Options Sign in.

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Nov 27, Misfit rated it liked it Recommends it for: I tell you this to explain that while firs book alternates view points, they also go back in the story line to explain the same event from the opposite point of view. It’s a good book. My biggest complaint was the shifting perspectives.

It was very convincing. This makes for some repetition as events are described twice, first through his eyes, and then through hers. How to write a great review. Also, another thing is slightly disturbing. Her page at the Internet Speculative Roberta Gellis has been one of the most successful writers of historical fiction of the last few decades, having published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Her father turned traitor to the King of England by siding himself and his sons with the King of Scotland thus leaving his lands and beloved daughter unprotected and in dire danger.


Fires of Winter

cires I enjoyed all the things about the Middle Ages. We appreciate your feedback. The Tales of Jernaeve series: It certainly made gaining a deeper relationship a harder task.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Bride of a Scottish Warrior. On the other hand, an excursion through “The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Names” revealed some interesting names that were actually used in the medieval period.