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The Flame and the Flower

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ISBN13: 9780380005253
ISBN10: 0380005255
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Always controversial, Kathleen Woodiwiss's The Flame and the Flower opened the door to what is considered the modern romance genre.
Recommended by the Romance Team, Powells.com

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The Flower

Doomed to a life of unending toil, Heather Simmons fears for her innocence—until a shocking, desperate act forces her to flee. . . and to seek refuge in the arms of a virile and dangerous stranger.

The Flame

A lusty adventurer married to the sea, Captain Brandon Birmingham courts scorn and peril when he abducts the beautiful fugitive from the tumultuous London dockside. But no power on Earth can compel him to relinquish his exquisite prize. For he is determined to make the sapphire-eyed prize. For he is determined to make the sapphire-eyed lovely his woman. . .and to carry her off to far, uncharted realms of sensuous, passionate love.

Synopsis:

The groundbreaking classic love story from one of the most beloved authors of our time.

Fearing for her innocence, doomed to a life of unending toil, Heather Simmons commits a shocking and desperate act. Now she must flee — and seek refuge in the arms of a virile and dangerous stranger.

Captain Brandon Birmingham is a lusty adventurer married to the sea. Though courting scorn and serious peril through his actions, he abducts the beautiful, sapphire-eyed fugitive from the tumultuous London dockside. For it is destiny that brings Heather to Brandon's side, and no power on Earth will force him to relinquish his exquisite prize. Only she can unlock the tenderness in his heart; and Brandon vows she will be his — to love, to cherish, to desire, and to carry off to far, uncharted realms of sensuous passion.

Synopsis:

Two and a half decades ago Kathleen E. Woodiwiss wrote one of the most cherished of love stories. This sequel to "Petals on the River" is the sweeping romantic tale of a beautiful fugitive who seeks refuge in the arms of a dashing and dangerous stranger.

About the Author


Kathleen E. Woodiwiss is one of the world's best loved writers--the author of eleven enormously successful masterworks of romantic fiction, including her most recent novels, The Elusive Flame and A Season Beyond a Kiss, the long-awaited sequels to her groundbreaking classic love story The Flame and the Flower. In addition, she was a contributor to two New York Times-bestselling collections, Three Weddings and a Kiss and Married at Midnight. There are more than thirty-six million copies of her books in print worldwide.

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gloriagirl, August 25, 2006 (view all comments by gloriagirl)
This book I read about fifteen years ago. If you like hot romance, but with a plot to it, then this is the one..
Is about a girl-woman who her parents died and was raise by her Aunt and ungle who use her as a slave..and then sent away with a family member that just wanted to use her as a prostitude, this what not going to happen to her, so she ran away and hide in a ship, going to the America's...but was found by a hunk of a man who is the captain of the ship. this book has everything in it..a book that when you start reading it you can't put it down..the ending is great.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780380005253
Author:
Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.
Author:
by Kathleen E Woodiwiss
Location:
New York
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
Romance
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
The Birmingham Family
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20070828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
6.82x4.28x1.06 in. .51 lbs.

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Product details 512 pages Avon Books - English 9780380005253 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Always controversial, Kathleen Woodiwiss's The Flame and the Flower opened the door to what is considered the modern romance genre.

"Synopsis" by , The groundbreaking classic love story from one of the most beloved authors of our time.

Fearing for her innocence, doomed to a life of unending toil, Heather Simmons commits a shocking and desperate act. Now she must flee — and seek refuge in the arms of a virile and dangerous stranger.

Captain Brandon Birmingham is a lusty adventurer married to the sea. Though courting scorn and serious peril through his actions, he abducts the beautiful, sapphire-eyed fugitive from the tumultuous London dockside. For it is destiny that brings Heather to Brandon's side, and no power on Earth will force him to relinquish his exquisite prize. Only she can unlock the tenderness in his heart; and Brandon vows she will be his — to love, to cherish, to desire, and to carry off to far, uncharted realms of sensuous passion.

"Synopsis" by , Two and a half decades ago Kathleen E. Woodiwiss wrote one of the most cherished of love stories. This sequel to "Petals on the River" is the sweeping romantic tale of a beautiful fugitive who seeks refuge in the arms of a dashing and dangerous stranger.
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