From New York Times bestselling author Kathleen E. Woodiwiss comes one of her most beloved romances The WolfNoble Aislinn grieves as the Iron Wolf and . By Kathleen Woodiwiss, ( reissue), Medieval Romance The Wolf & the Dove challenges the very boundaries of love and war and. The Wolf and the Dove Summary & Study Guide. Kathleen Woodiwiss. This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes.

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In she released The Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent. She selected Wulfgar, but Ragnor can’t let it go. She long relished creating original narratives, and by age 6 was telling herself stories at night to help herself fall asleep. He has to work for any response he gets out of her even though she wants to love him, if he’d only love and respect her back.

Aug 22, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: I usually enjoy Medieval tales but the male characters just were not at all likeable.

Wolf and the Dove, by Kathleen E. Norman knight and victor, Wulfgar easily ousts cruel Ragnor and takes authority over Darkenwald and the beauty who possesses a provocative courage. I didn’t enjoy the characterization of the hero in that book very much, so, while this book was highly recommended, I didn’t expect much of this book.

One of the best bodice rippers I ever read as a young impressionable woman! But well enough to be entertained.


The Wolf and the Dove

The Flame and the Flower Birmingham, 1 4. View all 37 comments. View all 3 comments. Aislinn, even after being told directly and indirectly, refuses or is vove to address issues with Wulfgar regarding not only her own personal well being, but Darkenwald’s as well. I haven’t picked up this book in over a decade While I like the medieval period enormously, the Norman invasion and the shifting politics, I still have parts of the story that don’t quite work for me.

I’ve just did a re-read of this book for a group challenge an There was something about this one that keeps me coming back and rereading it over and over again. Aislinn is the daughter, only child, of the Lord of Darkenwald when Norman invaders take over, killing her father, and raping her.

Quotes from The Wolf and the Maybe it is the prefect guy, the romantic lead, though I doubt this last considering how many rapes seem to occur. Woodiwiss is a classic epic tale of love, passion, and revenge. I loved the characters, and I thought Wolfgar’s character development was pretty believable, it took him a long time to give in to his feelings. View all 16 comments.

The Heroine, supposedly a spitfire, acts like a complete sissy in front of the “enemy” – The hero. It is the presence of these two that brings light to the woodiwias secret that has tainted Wulfgar for most woodjwiss his life and yet gives Aislinn the tools to possibly conquer his heart. Paperbackpages. I will tell you true. There is an intrinsic difference between tattling or failing to resolve your own problems and safety and welfare.

Why does he prefer to chain her to the foot of the bed instead of raping her as Ragnar has done? That was the case with Wulfgar in this meandering mess of a medieval. Talvert The Last Carnival is in a romance so well-executed with nary a word wasted that it continues to b Ever read a book where you wished you could rescue a character and give them the story that their awesomeness deserves?


I was a senior in high school and thought that it was the most heart throbbing story that I had ever read. This book is in my opinion a “classic” in the medieval romance genre and a balm for my romantic heart. The story between Aislinn the daughter of a Saxon baron and Wulfgar a Norman and how they came to love each other in a time of war, conquest and upheaval makes me still sighing happily and my eyes suspiciously bright.

She pleads with him to marry her so she doesn’t have to live as a harlot.

The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss – FictionDB

View all 5 comments. She died in a hospital on July 6, in Princeton, Minnesota, aged 68, from cancer. Woodiwiss, The Flame and the Flower. Aislinn and Wulfgar return to Darkenwald, fearful for Bryce’s life, to discover that things at the manor are well.

I also want to mention that the fade-to-black love scenes were snooze-worthy.