Editorial Reviews. Review. Setting: Charleston, South Carolina, Sensuality Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. A Season Beyond A Kiss (Birmingham Book 2) by [Woodiwiss, Kathleen E . I know that Kathleen Woodiwiss is famous for a distinctive way of A Season Beyond a Kiss is the story of Raelynn and Jeff Birmingham. Title: A Season Beyond a Kiss (The Birmingham Family) Author(s): Kathleen E Woodiwiss ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher.
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Adjectives for almost every noun and adverbs for most verbs gives a very clear picture to a scene. This is my first Woodiwiss book.
Raelynn suspects the culprit is Jeff and so, being the teenager she is, she has a tantrum and locks him out of woodiwise bedroom. She is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel: It was the first time I was rooting for the hero to just go find someone else. Slave accents a total deal-breakerincluding the dreaded, “Massah,” and an utterly annoying German accent written out phonetically.
I won’t spend the money on the third book.
The first part of the book is the two of them falling in love. They are, in fact, happy for hundreds of mind-deadening pages. An immeadiate ally of Heather, Jeff often goaded his brother into reluctantly admitting and acknowledging his feelings for the wife he was intent on punishing, even going woodiwss far as to defend her often himself.
Then one I don’t remember who takes the brave step of initiating sex with the person they married. She got a job working for Farrell Ives, at Jeff’s request, and took a room with Farrell’s love interest, not knowing that Jeff was staying close by to make sure she was okay.
A Season Beyond a Kiss by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was really disappointed because I liked the other two books about the Birmingham men woodwiss much. Open Preview See a Problem? Her marriage to dashing American shipping magnate Jeff Birmingham signals the beginning of a wonderful new life for Raelynn Barrett. April 17, Publication Date: In one of these chats she advises the slave butler all about the practice of indentured servitude and that there are as many white people as black people in America who are enslaved.
I also liked that Jeff was older but patient with her obvious youth. And the final nail in the coffin? I felt like it started in the middle of the story and kept having to go back and tell you what had happened before the book started.
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I did find Raelynn to be downright frustrating at times with what felt like her determination to injure herself in a melodramatic effort to run from her feelings for her husband! When she does finally relent and give in to the desires she shares with Jeff, their marital bliss is cut short with the discovery of a brutal crime, the murder of a young girl on beynod grounds of their plantation, with Jeff named the cheif suspect.
The romance novels which followed in her example featured longer plots, more controversial situations and characters, and more intimate and steamy sex scenes. Sep 27, Cindy Kirkland rated it did not like it. Other books in the series.
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Jeff is adamant about not being the father. And he will oppose the treachery with every fiber of his being in order to preserve his threatened happiness to win back the trust of the woman he cherishes I loved Jeff who reminded me of my husband in his decisiveness and unwillingness to settle for less than the best, even from his love.
Trivia About A Season Beyond a But it had none of the charisma and strife that the first byond had. Why at the very end does she bring up the dreams? I wouldn’t recommend this book to anyone.
Mar 01, Grandmaking rated it really liked it. This is a treasure I found in a used book store, and had put away. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Lovely book to end a lovely life in books Sep 20, Kristi Hudecek-Ashwill rated it really liked it.
It gets all silly towards the end with the hilarious German baddie, but the middle page The language through first two hundred pages of marital bliss was so cloyingly overdone and full of irritating bodice ripper minutia, I almost didn’t give it a chance. The novel also included way too many praises of Heather from TFAF, and kind of pushed Q beauty and virtues to the wayside, making her appear less than in her own story.
Raelynn becomes so upset with Jeff that she throws him out of the bedroom for the next three weeks. Quotes from A Season Beyond a Note to romance editors: I mean, come on!
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