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Read “Alinor” by Roberta Gellis online on Bookmate – Blush sensuality level: This is a sweet romance (kisses only, no sexual content). The Roselynde. Buy a cheap copy of Alinor book by Roberta Gellis. Alone and afraid since the death of her husband, Lady Alinor Lemange finds she will risk anything for the. Series By Roberta Gellis; Books By Roberta Gellis Similar Authors To Roberta Gellis Alinor. from: $ #2. Joanna (The Roselynde Chronicles, Book 3).

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Her attention to period detail is as meticulous as ever, but she takes pretty big liberties with some historical personages, especially King John.

Gellis spent way too much time on jousting, tourneys, beseiging castles and not enough time on building the relationships in this story the way she did in the first one.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Library of Congress Authorities. Robrta also liked the historical note at the end because it explains why King John has been historically reviled. On to the next one! Pat rated it it was amazing Sep 24, She has one child akinor Mark.

Ian Lord Vipont, Simon’s former squire, now a power in the land, offers Alinor a solution: I enjoyed the characters Gellis created, I especially enjoyed the relationship between Ian and his squire Geoffrey. Mpb rated it it was amazing Mar 26, I had great expectations from this book. Gellis’s works are more accurately called ‘historical fiction’ than ‘historical romance.

Reading rogerta again after some ten years reminds me how very good Roberta Gellis’s work can be. I don’t care how fiery and tempestuous you are, babe, pull a knife on a guy during a robeeta rational argument and we’re done.


Willetts rated it it was ok. Lois Menzel rated it really liked it Apr 05, I’m not sure I like the ending of this book, but at least it’s a HEA, for the most part and no major characters die during the book. The Roselynde Chronicles 2. She soon marries Lord Ian de Vipont only to find that the king has turned his animosity toward their union. This was a very nice follow up to Roselynde, with Alinor mourning the loss of her beloved and much older Simon, who for protection against King John marries Simon’s former Squire Ian, who always loved Alinor from afar.

roberha Oh, the names they call each other and then make up. Okay it was not really striptease but they stripped down! Gellis reunites us with the headstrong Lady Alinor Lemange, recently widowed by the passing of her husband Simon. This was a vacation read and I truly enjoyed it. Jan 25, Debby rated it liked it Recommended to Debby by: Mar 22, SirenBookReviews rated it really liked it.

Perhaps that was merely meant to display sense ailnor the part of Alinor. Gellis wrote books published under at least three pseudonyms. Read Alinor if you are looking for a story along the lines of the Sherwood Forest tales and you will be pleased. View all 14 comments. Alinor is an extremely strong and determined character. The novel covers the period alnor to the wedding and the first months of marriage.

Return to Book Page. The romantic scenes between Alinor and Ian are few and far between. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. There is a heavy contrast here gellks Ian’s youth and Simon’s maturity. It’s just a little weird.


In another passage, Ian roerta his squire imitate his master in carrying out the duties of a good knight and master. She was utterly unattainable for him, first because she was a great heiress, later because she loved the much older Simon. Overall an enjoyable read. This is not an historical fiction where the author uses the known record of events and inserts motivations and dialog.

Roberta Gellis

Paperbackpages. Jun 03, Letitia rated it it was amazing Shelves: March Learn how and when to remove this template message. And that he adores children? Feb 07, Rachel rated it did not like it Shelves: Can they discover their love for each ot Reading ‘Alinor’ again after some ten years reminds me how very good Roberta Gellis’s work can be.

Alinor — All About Romance

Some readers may not like this, but in my eyes it greatly enhances the richness of the characterization. Love the historical details in this book and Gellis’ attempt to capture the medieval mindset.

I love the details of the boar hunt, Alinor’s wedding and the gelkis required, the battles during the tournament and the siege at one of Alinor’s keeps. The premise is that the heroine is marrying for the second time and because the husband was the hero of the prequel she must have loved him truly.

Feb 05, Katie rated it really liked it. Seeing them forge a true partnership is utterly satisfying.