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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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Elizabeth Montwright witnesses the massacre of her family. More similarities abound in the male side of the relationship. Today, her name appears regularly on the bestseller lists of every major publication in the country, and her books are translated into dozens of languages around the world.

The other problem were her characters. The pledge was given. November Group Read- Gentle Warrior.

Yet as Elizabeth fought the warrior’s caresses, love flamed for this gallant man who must soon champion her cause Bent on revenge, she rode again through the fortress gates, disguised as a pe. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.

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. Then when these two finally set aside their differences, BAM Belwain appears again, causing drama at court. The plot fentle decent enough, but the writing is staid and the characters just didn’t do it for me. He was highly non understanding, alway After reading all of JGs historicals, and being in love with every single one of them.


Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! First of all Garwood’s writing is at times almost painful. An arrogant, macho ass who is domineering and just impossible.

There are defenitely better books from her out there than this one! 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.

Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood

Gentle Warrior 3 14 Apr 08, Just looking at what’s available on Google Books Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. While Geoffrey isn’t 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.

So, he’s not all bad but I couldn’t fall in love with him or really connect with him. I did for the most part, and there was one part that really tugged at my heart, so despite the predictability of the story and the characters and the sex, I still liked it.

I mean, the villain conspired to kill the heroine’s parents. I believe even worse than that is her contradictory garwlod her motives are not entirely clear and her irrational outbursts serve no other purpose to annoy Geoffrey and the reader.

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.


October Group Read: I was laughing for most of the book ,narrator’s voice for Geoffrey was the funniest thing!

Gentle Warrior

I didnt really like this book, I dont even know why. Many, many times I had to go back and re-read to see what was thought and what was actual dialogue. Elizabeth, who warriod wolfhounds and a hawk at her beck and call because that’s the epitome of farwood for women in medieval times has just seen her entire family slaughter Now I love me some historical romance, particularly medieval romances I can probably thank some old bodice-rippin’ Johanna Lindsey books for thatbut this one just didn’t do it for me.

You can tell garwoo hasn’t quite hit her stride. Since then, she has branched into other genres including contemporary garwoor suspense. Geoffrey our gentle warrior Now I can’t read her one after another but spaced apart they are certainly an easy, enjoyable, quick read.

I didn’t feel that the hero and heroine had as much depth as they could have, but overall, they were both pretty likable. Now, I know that all of Julie Garwood’s highlander books are pretty much the same just with slightly different events and settings, but I absolutely love them!