Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood – book cover, description, publication history. 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. 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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Geoffrey is an intense, stubborn alpha warrior with a hot temper, but in the bedroom is usually quite gentle.

Synopsis – Julie Garwood

Gentle Warrior Mass Market Paperback Garwoood bad must it be Even on sale it isn’t, worth it. At this point I just sighed completely exasperated and thought “Come on? I personally enjoy some of the old bodice rippers, but not every writer’s style is compatible.

I read about thirty pages, and it was a two-page letter. Yet as Elizabeth fought the warrior’s caresses, love flamed for this gallant man garwopd must soon champion her cause After the publications of two young-adult books, she turned her talents to historical fiction.

Most Helpful Most Recent. I didn’t feel that the hero and heroine had as much depth as they could have, but overall, they were both pretty likable. The two clash together when Geoffrey proclaims she is his property and proceeds to wed and bed her. When I read things as “he was totally serious” or things alike I cringed – it felt more like a teenager writing this than a renowned author.

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The characters here didn’t really have the same spark that they had in The Bride, and after finishing the book and thinking back on them both, I can really see the difference and improvement in the writing and characterizations in just the four years that separated these.

In all fairness this was one of her earlier books and she did improve over time. I’ve thought about this gentlr now and then, wondering what it was.

What follows is whole lot of internalized monologues and oral sex, thankfully not at the same time.

These books would be appropriate for teen and sensitive readers. While it shouldn’t be a big deal, it came across as “unpolished writing” to me. For a large part of the book he only yells at her and then sleeps with her to yell at her some more later and frankly it’s just child’s play exepct the sex of course. They are all the same beat of plots, climaxes, heros, heroines and villains. Having survived the massacre of her family and being exiled from her family’s castle, Elizabeth makes it her mission to gain revenge on the man who destroyed her family and regain possession of Yet another winner by Julie Garwood!


I’ll allow though that on one gzrwood those occasions she had just confessed to doing something disobedient although she had thought better of the idea and didn’t fully go through warrilr itand then had followed that up bentle an act that scared the living daylights out of gsntle even though it had warrioe good outcome.

May 09, Jessica rated it did not like it Shelves: I was reminded of it by revisiting another romance novel review note to self: Not a big fan of this book, ok story What would have made Gentle Warrior better? This is nothing new but personally, over time, Geoffrey became annoying to me.

Elizabeth Montwright and her little brother, Thomas, were the sole survivors of a vicious attack against her father’s castle which left her entire family dead. Reviewed for THC Reviews Gentle Warrior was Julie Garwood’s first published romance from way back inand although I mostly enjoyed wwrrior, I would have to say that it showed some of her greenness as a writer.

I know he’s this big, gadwood knight, but normally Garwood’s trademark heroes are big, bad warriors – who fall under the spell of some gentle courageous woman and become ggentle teddy bears who can still be warriors in battle.

Now I can’t read her one after another but spaced apart they are certainly an easy, enjoyable, quick read. Enjoyable for a rainy day, but not on the level with her later historicals such as her Highlander novels. Preview — Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood. I don’t mind reading a book of pages, when the story keeps you hooked all the way.

Gentle Warrior

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ransom comes an exquisite tender tale of love, adventure and passion! In fact, I would have to say that the largest part of this book was about them learning to compromise and come to terms with the other’s inherent personality traits. To ask other readers questions about Gentle Warriorplease sign up.


Want to Read saving…. Even though she isn’t very good at more feminine things such as sewing and household maintenance, Elizabeth still had a tender side which made her more relatable to me. My break loomed, and I was anticipating a long, boring half hour staring at the vending machines, when a very kind, well-meaning l I found it! Let’s see if we can get a table leg in too, dear.

It is a story of a strong, fierce warrior who rules over his knights and family with an iron hand, but he is a very gentle and tender lover twards his Wife. I’m surprised I made it the whole half hour of my lunch break.

For me, she has perfected the exact combination of love, romance and passion that keeps me riveted. I found out how bad. Eh, I don’t know. But then there wouldn’t have been a story! The audio person does a terrible job and the story’s very soppy.

Unfortunately, it also had some really unpleasant elements that made me struggle between giving this 1 or 2 stars. Elizabeth refused to give up. In the midst of his fevered dreams, Geoffrey awoke to find the most beguiling creature he’s ever seen hovering over his bed.

So, overall, I guess I warrrior say that it had a pretty good balance even if that part bugged me just a little bit. This falls into the read once and never re-read category and I now watrior why. Most authors will make it gebtle that a character is thinking something, perhaps putting their thoughts in italics, so you know what is going on in their head.

Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. This way there is a slower build of sexual tension.

My break loomed, and I was anticipating a long, boring half hour staring at the vending machines, when a very kind, well-meaning lady from the other side genttle the room caught wind of my dilemma honestly, I don’t think I was audibly whimpering not yet and offered me a romance novel she had with her.