The Duke of Jervaulx was brilliant and dangerous. Considered dissolute, reckless, and extravagant, he was transparently referred to as the ′D of J′ in scandal. It’s Laura Kinsale at the top of her game – or anybody else’s, for that matter. I read Flowers From the Storm 4 times and each time was as heart wrenching as. flowers from the storm Oh yeah, and I read Laura Kinsale’s Flowers from the Storm and never looked at linguistics, illness, communication.

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The Book I’ll Never Reread: Laura Kinsale’s FLOWERS FROM THE STORM

Afterward, he told me that he understood why Laura Kinsale is my all-time favorite author. Whatever the past, whatever the dogma, whatever the birth, one can transform and empower oneself in the face of truth and love and care.

Do you, Madam Author, really have a very very soft spot for men with blue eyes and dark lashes?

I really think that it would make an absolutely marvellous movie! The premise flwoers great and it received rave reviews. Thou couldst not have wished to kill him. Could you please let me know whether this book is still available for me. I assume you mean Christian’s struggle to recover from the stroke that robbed him of the ability to speak and follow the speech of others.

Flowers from the Storm

My only teeny tiny quibble with it is that Maddy is so hard on Christian, sometimes I just wanted to wring her neck. This book is one of my all time favorites, and I have read a LOT of books. You married a Quaker? I seem to download the wrong stuff… She has been brought up a Quaker and that way of life frlm incredibly important to her.


I’ve been strongly thinking of getting into writing romance novels, and Laura Kinsale is one the authors who inspired me greatly. Then purchased the audio book. Thank you for writing lzura and making our lives so much brighter.

Flowers From the Storm by Laura Kinsale — All About Romance

There are more sensual words rather than metaphors, but not highly explicit. I was weeping at the end of Dream Hunter too.

But sometimes the most womanizing rakehell can be irresistible, and even his most causal attentions fascinated the ffom Maddy Timms.

I love the father and his interaction with the duke. The Quaker Gill could never be a good substitute. My sister offer me this book in a birthay sometime ago. The now suddenly mistreated sick Duke is in big and urgent need of the Quaker girl, Maddygirl ‘s, care and kindness. Then I got a new copy, and still have it, the Fabio cover one. But one of my favorite scenes is with his dragon relative who tells Maddy that if she goes back to her Quaker lifestyle she will continue to do only tiny little good things when as a Duchess she could really accomplish good for many.

And I fear this comment will be quite long, please pardon me. Por esa historia que me ha parecido preciosa.


FFTS simply lingers, Ms. If a historical romance can win over a man… wow. He depends absolutely on Maddie to safeguard him through the world, and he gets frantic when he clowers she might leave him — again, I absolutely love this…up until the point where he physically stops her from going, of course.

The part where he remembers pearls- for her hair is just as sweet and touching every time I read it. Then things start turning around. Each book is unique with captivating heroes and heroines. It just isn’t enough of a conflict to impede their love for each other. The Ultimate Reading List. You submitted the following rating and stor. It has stuck with me through other reads and now I find myself comparing. Maddy on the other hand was at times a somewhat next to narrow-minded woman.

It’s official – this is my favorite story, ever! Laura, that makes me very happy to hear! Hearing that readers find themselves coming back to the story over again is the finest complement a writer can receive.

I look forward to reading your other books. Fine, let’s get married. It takes talent and care to craft such frm rich story that fulfills both intellectually and emotionally.