Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood – From New York Times bestselling author and queen of romance Julie Garwood comes this classic novel of a medieval lady. Gentle Warrior was Julie Garwood’s first published romance from way back in , and although I mostly enjoyed it, I would have to say that it showed some of . In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she.

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Julie Garwood Star Rating: The language is formal, and a tad over descriptive, as are the literary allusions. The grandfather is awesome and so is Roger, but the rest of the characters are kind of ignored. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

Elizabeth is very, very much like Jamie from The Bride. While it shouldn’t be a big deal, it came across as “unpolished writing” to me. Her irritation turned to exasperation when he began to snore It was okay.

Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. I didn’t feel that the hero and heroine had as much depth as they could have, but overall, they were both pretty likable. Having read the newer of the two, The Bride, first although I didn’t know it at the timethis book felt a bit shallow.

This falls into the read once and never re-read category and I now remember why. Geoffrey is an intense, stubborn alpha warrior with a hot temper, but in the bedroom is usually quite gentle. Oct 17, Debra rated it it was amazing. Gentle Warrior By Julie Garwood. Reviewed for THC Reviews Gentle Warrior was Julie Garwood’s first published romance from way back inand although I mostly enjoyed it, I would have to say that it showed some of her greenness as a writer.

Instead of being completely despondent, as would be wholly understandable, she’s intent on avenging her family and taking revenge on the man responsible for their deaths, while also doing her best to protect her younger brother, who is in danger since he’s the heir to their father’s holding and was one of the intended targets of the massacre. One last problem; this book was simply too long.


Trivia About Gentle Warrior. While Geoffrey garrwood exactly abusive like some heroes of that era in romance, he can get very intense and a couple of times he shook Elizabeth or pulled her hair in a way that was more than just a playful tug when he was angry. Many, many times I had to go back and re-read to see what was thought and what was actual dialogue. I think it just simply falls into the category of a sweet, feel-good story that makes a nice comfort read. Elizabeth was wafrior patient soul.

Gentle Warrior

I liked her gumption and her devotion to her family. This was Garwood’s first book from Teen and sensitive readers should exercise caution. I think it just simply falls into the category of a sweet, feel-good story that makes a nice comfort read. I’ve thought about this book now and then, wondering what it was. Believing that her greedy uncle is responsible for the murders and will likely try to gain guardianship of Thomas and kill him too, she has been hiding out in the forest.

I think I simply have a preference for the relationship to solidify between jlie hero and heroine before they marry, or if for some reason a quick marriage is necessary, that they perhaps wait to consummate it.

You can tell she hasn’t quite hit her stride. I can’t believe I found it. Books by Julie Garwood.

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My break loomed, and I was anticipating a long, boring half hour staring at the vending machines, when a very kind, well-meaning l I found it! Enter Elizabeth Montwright, a woman as equally sure of herself and set in her ways.

View all 5 comments. Neither one was really plumbing the depths of humanity, although they certainly went for SOME sort of depth-plumbing, ha ha ha. Once he is fully recovered, he suspects that the young lady may be the daughter of the faithful vassal who was killed. That must be why this book has lingered in the outskirts of my memory after many mediocre i.


View all 11 comments. Elizabeth is a brave and fiercely independent young woman who was taught more masculine pursuits such as hunting and riding by a father who longed for a son and didn’t get one until later in life. The story simply had a healthy dose of a woman’s subservient position to her husband which would seriously raise feminist hackles, but at the same time, it wasn’t nearly as bad as some other bodice-ripper romances or the reality for women in the Middle Ages.

Garwoor book was originally published inthough, and I think that’s why this hero is so much more borderline than Garwood’s other heroes that were written later. I read about thirty pages, and it was a genhle letter. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.

In juile opinion, it also gave the narrative a more passive tone that had a telling rather than showing feel to it. Julie Garwood is a superb storyteller. This book had me giggling more than her others, especially the last paragraph.

Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood 46 25 Oct 17, Blogspot, “Historical Romance Heaven” Heroine’s parents brutally killed and her brother has lost voice after seeing their parents being slaughtered.

Geoffrey could be rather arrogant at times which occasionally grated, but sometimes could lead to something endearing. Only she and her brother survives. It also garwkod use of t 1.

October Group Read: Must redeem within 90 days. In this story, everything happens right up front, leaving only their journey to figuring out that they have fallen in love somewhere along the way.