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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We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Apr 22, Vivisection rated it it was ok.

The heroine is given to him in an arranged marriage and has dubious loyalties to Stephen. It is more the child of Historical fiction and romance. To ask other readers questions about Fires of Winterplease sign up.

A bastard son of an English lord, Bruno of Jernaeve was born with nothing. A good lovestory and what I just love, history, facts and the feeling you are there in the dirty streets and the beautiful halls.

He also does not really find out what Melusine is firws about. I felt there was way too much time spent discussing the political landscape to the detriment of the story between Bruno and Melusine.


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As many have stated, this definitely leans to more historical than romance, but if you can embrace that, it is a well written and enjoyable story. Three stars, only recommended for die-hard Gellis fans.

Charlee Bailey rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Additionally, the names bothered me; Melusine may have been a name which cropped up occasionally in medieval France but it doesn’t seem right for early twelfth-century England, and ditto Bruno. I don’t knowI don’t reread most books, just as I don’t watch many movies more than once.

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Tales of Jernaeve 2. Looking at the names of aristocratic women in a list from seal in the 12thC, there’s a preponderance of Matildas, Alices, Agnes’s, Isabelles and Margarets, and then suddenly you’ll get an Ysoude, an Alexandria, a Eulalia, or Theophania modern spelling Tiffany. No trivia or quizzes yet. The chapters alternate between Bruno’s and Melusine’s first-person, past-tense points of view. 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 For Gellis fans, the fact that some characters appeared in Tapestry of Dreams makes this work all the richer.

I dare anyone not to be hooked! Growing up as the daughter of a noble family for her and as an illegitimate son of a noble man for him. Bruno is a soldier of King Stephen and attends him at Court.


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Aug 04, Jess rated it liked it Shelves: The beautiful, cherished daughter of Scottish nobility, Melusine of Ulle had all the privileges of rank.

But her family and her life were destroyed by the ravages of war. I liked the leads and the background, but at the same time I found the history a bit overwhelming. However, it is undeniable that we don’t write them like they used to. Paperbackpages.

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Lady Jenny’s Christmas Portrait. But what makes this more than ju I am a oc fan of Roberta Gellis medieval romances. The second half is about the fight for power and the political movements of the period.

Kindle Unlmited Interesting but a little long. This means we have their different views regarding what’s happening, sometimes their different views on the situation they are in. How to write a great review.

But through loyalty, cleverness, and brute strength, he carved out a spot at gells right hand of the king.