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She was utterly unattainable for him, first because she was a great heiress, later because she loved the much older Simon. It’s a big leap from “imposed oppressive taxation; slept with his barons’ wives” to “conspired to murder his vassals; tortured and killed whores in his spare time. It’s just a little weird.

Trivia About Alinor The Rosel Perhaps that was merely meant to display sense on the part of Alinor. You’ll find out here, the details skillfully worked into the story as a rich tapestry to create a living world rather than as information dumps. This book portrays him as a decent King, eoberta a lousy person and I tend to feel that history supports this portrayal.

Alinor (The Roselynde Chronicles, #2) by Roberta Gellis

Jan 11, K. Her attention to period detail is as meticulous as ever, but she takes pretty big liberties with some historical personages, especially King John. View all 14 comments. Some readers may not like this, but in my eyes it greatly enhances the richness of the characterization. And I still love Alinor.


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Overall an enjoyable read. Loved the first book in the series, Lady of Roselynde, but this one was boring. I did gellid the characterization of the evil King John a bit over the top, but otherwise very pleasant and entertaining reading.

Okay it was not really striptease but they stripped down! Regardless, this is my second favorite book of the Roselynde Chronicles. Roberta Gellis has created a love story of the ilk of Alunor Hood, set just a few years later, under the rule of the loathsome King John. I also liked the glossary of medieval terms. I would recommend this to readers who like lots of medieval details and a healthy dose of fiction in their historical fiction.

Gellis does an excellent job of creating battle scenes with sometimes crude but realistic details. I also disliked how the author frequently uses minor viewpoint characters to comment on Alinor’s actions so they can observe how clever i. I enjoyed the characters Gellis created, I especially enjoyed the relationship between Ian and his squire Geoffrey.

It is a well known fact that William Marshals wife was strong willed and independant she ruled as Queen on her Irish land for heavens sakes! Jul 22, Barb rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 07, Rachel rated it did not like it Shelves: Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.

I’m still not entirely sure I like Alinor, but at least in this book, she showed some jealousy, although she still has the attitude that sex is just like any other bodily function, so she doesn’t care if her man has sex with someone else as This author’s writing is very similar to that of Bertrice Small.


If you enjoy being immersed in a long ago period, you’ll likely enjoy ‘Alinor’ and the other volumes in ‘The Roselynde Chronicles. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Roselynde Chronicles 2.

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Lists with This Book. I should reread it now.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Can they discover their love for each other before war, politics and deadly threats separate them forever? Alinor, on the other hand, never spared Ian a glance while Simon was alive, but now she is shocked at how much she is attracted rkberta him.

In the many versions of Robin Hood, Prince John is often seen as a usurper who only wants tax monies. I know robetra was typical in that time period to foster children to other families, but it still blows my mind that at one point, her concern with leaving the country is her children’s safety, not that she’ll be leaving them for who-knows-how-long.

This was a vacation read and I truly enjoyed it. Open Preview See a Problem? And the book is like taking a history lesson and somethings like talk of the upstanding members and bride and groom doing a striptease for the guests on the wedding night made me uncomfortable!

The history is absolutely fascinating.