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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If you like Elizabeth Chadwick, basically, this is probably a book for you I’d be quite interested to read it. For fans of medieval romance who are looking for something a little different, this would be a great story to check out.

Both Bruno and Melusine start their stories from their individual beginnings at the start of the book and things go from there. You submitted the following rating and review. Drove me nuts towards the end. However, if you are interested in a political history of the time period, this is definitely the book for you.

I picked this novel because I wanted to read about a romance. Trivia About Fires of Winter Paperbackpages. They have nothing in common and every reason to hate each other, but even in the coldest of winters one spark can ignite a fire too hot to tame.


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A man of impeccable loyalty, honor, patience and intelligence as qinter as handsome as the day is long is an understatement. It’s refreshing for a book set in this time period to have a working man as a hero as well. If it had not been a book I had promised to review, I would never have finished it.

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. This is 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. Would I feel the same if I rea This book was first published back in the ’80s. I give this book 2. There are no winted topics on this book yet. Roberta Gellis is the bestselling author of over 48 novels in different genres.

Do not read historical romances by the same author one after the other. The chapters alternate between Bruno’s and Melusine’s first-person, past-tense points of view.

Here’s another interesting and unusual thing: I posted a firres quotes on that thread we have about worst sexual terms. The hero is a bastard knight beholden to King Stephen.

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Her page at the Internet Speculative Roberta Gellis has been one of the most successful writers of gelllis fiction of the last few decades, having published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since Also, despite a couple of disturbing things about Bruno’s actions, he comes across as thoroughly likeable.


Beloved trusted friend of the King of England and trusting handsome love of the Queen puts Bruno in a position of some import. The Highlander’s Stolen Touch. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane winher Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the gellls. I almost gave up on this book several times. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

Ratings and Reviews 0 3 star ratings 0 reviews. The King and Queen Maud decide a marriage of convenience gel,is them and one could say that this more romantic side of the story continues till they come to terms with each other.

Great love story set in England during the war between Stephen and Matilda.