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Winter Rose - Patricia A. McKillip
Winter Rose
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Roaming wild and barefoot in the woods that border Lynn Hall, Rois Melior meets Corbet Lynn, who has returned to rebuild the estate of his murdered grandfather, and Rois becomes obsessed with Corbet's secret past and the curse that haunts him. Reprint. PW.
Roaming wild and barefoot in the woods that border Lynn Hall, Rois Melior meets Corbet Lynn, who has returned to rebuild the estate of his murdered grandfather, and Rois becomes obsessed with Corbet's secret past and the curse that haunts him. Reprint. PW.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441004386 (0441004385)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
Series: Winter Rose (#1)
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
3.5 A snowbank of a novel.
I can't tell if this was a gothic romance about the fey, or an extended metaphor for seasonal affective disorder. I spent a lot of the novel not knowing what was going on, but feeling like it was probably bad, which feeling was heartily shared by the heroine.   It's set in a small town in New Englan...
BreakRaven
BreakRaven rated it
This was the first of McKillip's books that I read. I was hooked by the second sentence. She is one of the most eloquent writers I've ever read; every word she puts down makes her books richer and more beautiful, no matter what it describes. I often find, actually, that I end up losing myself in the...
crownoflaurel
crownoflaurel rated it
Beautifully written, of course...very ethereal, which sadly for me made it hard to follow. Sometimes I read so quickly, I don't have the patience to wallow in dreaminess. Her books tend to have those elements about them (and I actually do love that about her writing), but, likely, due to the first-p...
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
5.0 Winter Rose
Winter Rose by Patricia McKillip5 Stars + Favorite272 PagesWhen Corbett Lynn returns to the home of his father and grandfather before him, intent on rebuilding Lynn Hall, he stirs up memories long since locked away. It is said that on the night his grandfather mysteriously died, some say murdered, a...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
4.0
Lovely McKillip. One of those slightly dream-like stories that she’s able to weave so well. Also has a GORGEOUS cover painting. I envy her the cover artist. [Dec. 2008]-----Another Tam Lin retelling. Perilous Gard and Fire and Hemlock are still my favorites, with Pamela Dean’s version and this one ...
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