Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood – book cover, description, publication history. Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood – From New York Times bestselling author and queen of romance Julie Garwood comes this classic novel of a medieval lady. In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she.

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Transitioning from motion to stillness. Even though I know what to expect, I still enjoy them. Bent on revenge, she rode again through the fortress gates, disguised as a pe An alternate cover edition can be found here. Beautiful woman marries man she barely getle, they fight, they clash, they have amazing sex, he is dominant and arrogant and in the end they are both completely in love with each other.

In fact, I would have to say that the largest part of this book was about them learning to compromise and come to terms with the other’s inherent personality traits. Return to Book Page. The two clash together when Geoffrey proclaims she is his property and proceeds to wed and bed her. I was excited to see another unabridged novel by Julie Garwood on audible.

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Most authors will make it clear that a character is thinking something, perhaps putting their thoughts in italics, so you know what is going on in their head. Yet as Elizabeth fought the warrior’s caresses, love flamed for this gallant man who must soon champion her cause How bad can it be?

However, the grntle is written in a style in which the points-of-view POV sometimes slip back and forth between various characters every few paragraphs within the same scene rather than there being longer passages in one person’s POV and then having a scene break before switching to another character.


I didnt really like this book, I dont even know why. I saw it coming, based on the buildup, but I thought “surely not”.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. In all fairness this was one of her earlier books and she gardood improve over time. Even though she isn’t very good at more feminine things such as sewing and household maintenance, Elizabeth still had a tender side which made her more relatable to me.

The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook. Garwood attributes much of her success to growing up in a large family of Irish heritage.

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Still, compared to other writers, it’s a jewel in the rough. The audio person does a terrible job and the story’s very soppy. He was highly non understanding, always threatening to beat her and nothing like the tender warriors I’m used to.

Actually, it wasn’t even really caveman-like – he was just too forceful, angry, badly tempered.

Teen and sensitive readers should exercise caution. There are many humorous moments, however, when Geoffrey and Elizabeth clash and as readers we are able to enjoy them all the more since we’re privy to both of their thoughts. Elizabeth Montwright witnesses the massacre of her family.

Geoffrey took a little too long IMHO to show his teddy-bear side and in the beginning, I wasn’t even sure I was going to be able to warm up to him at all – he is so dictatorial, so authoritative, and practically a tyrant He is loud – constantly yelling at Elizabeth, and insensitive – repeatedly saying demeaning things to her, intentionally to hurt her and to force her to see things his way.


It is a story of a strong, fierce warrior who rules over his knights and family with an iron hand, but he is a very gentle and tender lover twards his Wife. Reviewed for THC Reviews Gentle Warrior was Julie Garwood’s first published romance from way back inand although I mostly enjoyed it, I would have to say that it showed some of her greenness as a writer. Despite my annoyances with Geoffrey, the hero, it will be added to my reread shelf and should not be missed by medieval historical romance fans.

To view it, click here. Heroine’s parents brutally killed and her brother has lost voice after seeing their parents being slaughtered. He had demanded her pledge, and now she would have his!

After the publications of two young-adult books, she turned her talents to historical fiction. Needless to say, Geoffrey and Elizabeth have a clash of both personalities and wills as they try to create a lasting, affectionate marriage.

Gentle Warrior – Book Review – The Hope Chest Reviews

It doesn’t take long and the two are wed, and now the real battle begins. I did for the most part, and there was one part that really tugged at my heart, so despite the predictability of the story and the characters and the sex, I still liked it. I was pretty sure it was Garwood, but I couldn’t pin down the title till just now, with a pretty simple search on Google Books.