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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The plot is intriguing.

Also, the hero was a little pussycat. I want to talk about the secondary characters first. There are numerous attempted escapes requiring rescue along the way and a crew that will do about anything for their ‘captive’. I immediately decided to track down a copy.

So why 3 stars? But along the way, he discovers her beautifully unbreakable spirit. It’s out of print, and the Curtises don’t write romance any more.

It’s a brilliantly executed, fully formed romance.

The Windflower by Laura London

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Jun 24, Elis Madison rated it liked it Shelves: The moments between these two are beautifully woven into a captivating story of adventure on the high seas from the shores of the Colonies to the city of London. Devon is of course an English peer who is acting as a spy for the British government. She’s virginal and innocent, and gets herself into all kinds of stupid situations from which she has to be rescued.


But more of a soft bodice ripper. But I fell in love with both the characters. An Affair Before Christmas.

Then he said, “Being angry at someone isn’t the same thing as not loving them. I wanted to believe you were guilty, so I’d have an excuse not to let you go. It’s a saber with two edges, Merry. DNFed when I got to the part where she willingly gave herself up right after Devon humiliated her, emotionally tortured her and basically treated her like trash.

I love the added accent of a flower in the heroine’s hair It was like some great screwball romantic comedy team of the s were transplanted on the 19th century high seas, playing at being pirates.

Return Of A Classic Romance: ‘The Windflower’ Sails Again

View all 3 comments. I loved that character and always wanted him to somehow have a happy ending. View all 5 comments.

I have to admit, I was pretty skeptical going in. As always the case, there has to be a god damned HEA, so Devon makes a very pathetic attempt at apologizing to Merry and declares his love. An old favorite of many. Then, on her way to England with her aunt who wants Merry to have a better future, she lauar kidnapped.

She quickly gets caught up in an adventure that takes over her life. Three Weeks Ghe Lady X.

Return Of A Classic Romance: ‘The Windflower’ Sails Again : NPR

Merri Wilding, Devon Crandall. Merry’s unicorn fixation alone And keeps trying to escape.

He was not as londom as I was expecting him to be. And yeah, it’s totally unbelievable that her coming-of-age happened so gradually and on a pirate ship. But he fights for his country, and his half brother Rand Morgan who is the captain for the Black Joke. He hadn’t caught them in bed or anything. You won’t wiindflower to worry about the “actual” old-guy hero I think he’s about Far above the Black Joke the sun was a lonely stranger, a flat circle with sharp edges that were blue and phosphorescent.


Mistakenly swept aboard an infamous pirate ship, Merry finds herself at the mercy of a wicked crew.

See 1 question about The Windflower…. But lots of good stuff is exactly where are the cameras during the Hunger Games, pray tell?!? It’s a product of its time: Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Then we have the Evil, Loathsome, Villain who makes lengthy, self-incriminating, speeches at gunpoint in order to provide the necessary time for the protagonists to extricate themselves from his clutches.

But there isn’t any desire or anything between them. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. It’s a ride I love every single time.

The Windflower

Oh, The Windflower, you crazy, delightful book. I honestly thought it would, up to the point where Merry is kidnapped and brought to the Black Joke. Thanks for telling us about the problem.