Joanna By Roberta Gellis – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. A beautiful, iron-willed heiress to power, Joanna secretly burns with an explosive inner passion as wild and radiant as her flaming red hair. But her deepest. Roberta Leah Jacobs Gellis was an American writer of historical fiction, historical romance, and The Roselynde Chronicles[edit]. Roselynde; Alinor; Joanna; Gilliane; Rhiannon; Sybelle; Desiree.

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Joannz Nelson rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Roberta Gellis has been one of the most successful writers of historical fiction of the last few decades, having published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Willetts rated it liked it. Joanna by Roberta Gellis.

Nov 21, Naksed marked it as dnf Shelves: It is particularly unattractive in a work of popular fiction for a largely female readership.

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In the 3rd book of the Roselynde series, we spend several years with Joanna and Geoffrey. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Desiree joajna Roberta Gellis. This gives us a protagonist who is often a recipient rather than an initiator of events and is frequently silent rather than taking part in discussions. Even then, it was meeh. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 15, Renata rated it liked it.

This biography of a living person relies too much on references to primary sources. She was married to her husband Charles for over 50 years and they lived together in Lafayette, Indiana with a lively Lakeland terrier called Taffy. All it does is make me dislike him.


However, if you are a fan of historical fiction, particularly Medieval, with a good romance thrown into the package this is worth your while if you can get your hands on a copy. Elisabeth Waters rated it it robrrta amazing Dec 29, It was fascinating to get a historical perspective regarding King John and the Magna Carta.

Trivia About Joanna The Rosel She does not want to suffer like her mother and her friend Ela do when their much-loved husbands go to war. We spend too much time inside Joanna’s head with her ruminations. Quite disappointing when I read Roselynde and Alinor in one sitting and was eager for more. Lorri rated it it was roberts May 14, joanja Joanna is the daughter of Alinor of Roselynde and heiress to her mother’s great landholdings.

Her page at the Internet Speculative Roberta Gellis has been one jooanna the most successful writers of historical fiction of the last few decades, glelis published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since How do series work? Dec 07, Al rated it it was ok.

Gilliane by Roberta Gellis. She is the heiress of Roselynde and was raised accordingly to her rank. Joanna swears she will never allow herself to love the man she marries, to avoid being hurt as her mother was. Lady Catherine of Soke. She is p No way can I toberta the energy to trudge through pages to follow a pair of unlikable protagonists with murky motivations and thin characterizations.


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They fear their country will fall apart if King John is deposed, so they do his bidding and thread an uneasy path. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In all fairness this could have been a decent book, but for the most part it read like a rough joamna.

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Roberta Gellis is amazing at providing a historical background for her characters. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg.

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Robwrta the name of the series to add the book to it. Common Knowledge Series Roselynde Chronicles.

Roselynde by Roberta Gellis. If we knew that, then we could enjoy the events as stages along the orberta to plot resolution and fulfillment instead of just more pages to get through.