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Joanna By Roberta Gellis – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. A beautiful, iron-willed heiress to power, Joanna secretly burns with an explosive inner passion as wild and radiant as her flaming red hair. But her deepest. Roberta Leah Jacobs Gellis was an American writer of historical fiction, historical romance, and The Roselynde Chronicles[edit]. Roselynde; Alinor; Joanna; Gilliane; Rhiannon; Sybelle; Desiree.

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As I said previously, this is not a light fluffy romance; a large part joanba the book is taken up meticulously recounting the history of John and his court, and may be a dry reading for some. Second half of the story was a little slow for me but by then I was so hooked I hardly cared. Very detailed historical background, but for my too longish and too little character development.

This biography of a living person relies too much on references to primary sources. K Do not let the cheesy 70’s gellls fool you; this is solid historical fiction and not a mindless bodice ripping romance. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Their tenacity, loyalty, and unfailing efforts to make a safe and better life for all make Joanna compelling. And ‘Joanna’ feels overlong. The Queen decides to go after the couple because Nov 21, Naksed marked it as dnf Shelves: But up to pageI just quit. Doberta book was very frustrating for me, because all through the book about five yearsthe two are completely in love and totally at odds.

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the “works” in question. To ask other readers questions about Joannaplease sign up. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. In ‘Joanna,’ Geoffrey does a lot of ‘snarling,’ frequently at Joanna.


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I tried two times to pick it up again and each time was disappointed. A beautiful, iron-willed heiress to power, Joanna secretly burns with an explosive inner passion as wild and radiant as her flaming red hair. We spend too much time inside Joanna’s head with her ruminations.

Please discuss this issue on the article’s talk page. 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 Lorri rated it it was amazing May 14, But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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All it does is make me dislike him. Alinor by Roberta Gellis. I really wanted to like this book.

If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. Joanna is the eldest daughter of Alinor and her first husband, Simon.

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Rhiannon by Roberta Gellis. Their chemisty is amazing and we’re rooting that they’ll get together from the very beginning. Susan Pittler rated it joanja liked it Apr 17, Paperbackpages. Like many concepts in the book world, “series” is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a “work” page. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Roselynde Chronicles Series by cover.


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Jackie rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Trivia About Joanna The Rosel Stephen, King of England. Aug 20, Robeerta rated it really liked it Shelves: Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.

Series: Roselynde Chronicles

She does not want to suffer like her mother and her friend Ela do when their much-loved husbands go to war. Quite disappointing when I read Roselynde and Alinor in one sitting and was eager for more.

Helpers Imprinted 6jjmcgaffey 4GwynethM 3Conkie 2. Aug 14, Susan Laine marked it as to-read Shelves: They are enemies to her going back to incidents in book 1 with her mother. Caught in the dangerous intrigues of King John’s court, the noblewoman comes face to face with Geoffrey, an irresistible knight. View all 3 comments. Didn’t feel like the complication was authentic. Then, at the end, instead of us getting a glimpse of some kind of illuminating conversation, they’re just suddenly happy an In the 3rd book of the Roselynde series, we spend several years with Joanna and Geoffrey.

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The big mutt Henry was cute but that was about it. Robeeta Gellis creates wonderful scenes showing how both of these young people handle responsibility while all the time maturing emotionally.