The Windflower by Laura London – book cover, description, publication history. By Laura London, aka Sharon and Tom Curtis, , Historical When it was first released in , The Windflower was a revelation to me – a. The Windflower By Laura London – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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You read it for escapist fun, and I had a lot of that. I waffle between giving this four stars and 3. She actually matures a bit over the course of the story, which makes her beginning as kondon sweet little naif less annoying. And now, along with many other readers, I get to experience The Windflower again.

They had mo I can’t believe this is the book that’s on so many best romance shelves. Some of the coincidences and contrivances are just too much! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Not only are the hero and heroine unforgettable, but a wealth of secondary characters are drawn with a richness and depth rarely equalled. The dialog is witty, rife with sarcasm and very amusing. He’s determined to slowly urge her secrets from her. American Merry Wilding is kidnapped by the English pirate, Devon. Loved this book, and it’s definitely going into my favorites! Even after 20 years, Devon, Merry, Cat and Raven still make me cry, laugh and long to be a part of their world.


Jan 02, Misfit lwura it liked it Shelves: I read pages and was not enjoying it, so I stopped. I’ve never wished harder for a character to get his happily ever after.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I had heard about Laura London, a couple writing team years ago but never picked them up.

Though you may have to pay a premium, as I did, to get a good copy, for fans of the genre, it is not one to pass up. At least apologise for the mistreatment instead of blaming the heroine!

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I’ve probably read it a half dozen times over the years. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. A number of side characters also add to the story and one, the pirate captain, is about as meddlesome and manipulative as the most domineering dowager as well as being, let’s say, ambiguous in his orientation—evidently he once loved a woman, but now he talks like a campy extra in Glee.

But in a way I was so glad to see a couple where they don’t immediately jump into bed together once they figure out they have great chemistry. He is barely a man, pretty young kid we have here, but experienced. However upon boarding, she is taken by ruffians and she is brought into the hands on none other than Devon and his band of pirates or Privateers for the British she later learns.

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August passed like a dancer, graceful and sweating. He was not as cruel as I was expecting him to be. Anyway, all of this is brushed up under the rug.


Rand is dangerous, a pirate and has a weakness for children. She meets the handsome pirate, Devon Crandall, realizing she has met him before. Other times though, the scenes between h and H were hot.

Merry and Devon are heart stoppingly adorable. It always seemed so funny to me, because the moments she attempts, well they aren’t successful and not planned out at ALL!! Watching her defenses wiindflower logic go crumbling down because of what? It makes their interactions fascinating and emotionally charged. But there windflowrr times when I really just wanted to see the story move along, and I was impatient with the rambling, if nicely worded, storytelling.

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There were a lot of interesting characters and they really added to the story. I liked it but I did feel it lagged in a few places. Taken to a pirate ship, she meets the English pirate Devon, who remembers her from a night long windrlower where he encountered her in a tavern.

Everything about him is abstracted, even his name. The Taming of Malcolm Grant. Every lady of breeding knows. I would love to read about these characters again – especially Cat’s story.