Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

"A lady pressured through war...A health care provider torn among ardour and duty...A sweeping story of affection within the face of dishonor from the incomparable storyteller--Kathleen Woodiwiss.Alaina MacGaren is compelled to escape the devastation of her fatherland within the guise of a tender boy, in basic terms to discover sanctuary within the palms of an enemy. Cole Latimer is a rushing Yankee health care provider who has served the Union faithfully, and his smooth middle compels him to assist a ragged, blameless ""lad"" in need--never suspecting the rags cover a bewitching belle suspected of being a insurgent undercover agent.

But Alaina's masquerade doesn't idiot Cole for lengthy. And the power, braveness, and breathtaking sensuality of this lady whom it'd be treasonous to like units responsibility and hope at battle inside of him. but future has joined them for reliable or ill--and they either needs to stick to the place their hearts could lead them, in the event that they are to construct a wonderful new lifestyles jointly out of the ashes of the old.

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Ashes in the Wind

"A girl harassed by way of warfare. .. a physician torn among ardour and responsibility. .. A sweeping story of affection within the face of dishonor from the incomparable storyteller--Kathleen Woodiwiss. Alaina MacGaren is compelled to escape the devastation of her place of origin within the guise of a tender boy, basically to discover sanctuary within the fingers of an enemy.

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Doch sie hatten das Haus der van Holtens erreicht, und nun waren andere Dinge wichtig. Gretje klopfte, die Magd öffnete ihnen. Katrinchen sah erschöpft, aber nicht mehr so verzweifelt aus wie in der letzten Nacht. « Sie trat zurück, ließ die beiden eintreten. « Gretje runzelte die Stirn. « �Das weiß ich nicht«, antwortete die Magd leise. »Ich hatte alle Hände voll mit Mijnheer zu tun. « Margaretha verkniff sich ein Lächeln. Ihre Mutter ging entschlossen zur Treppe, stieg diese empor. Margaretha folgte ihr.

Gretje lächelte. »Und deinen Eltern auch. « Johann Scheuten, Thildas Vater, gehörte zu den Gemeindevorstehern, fiel Margaretha ein. Er war ein strenger Mann, der jedoch zu ihr immer sehr gütig gewesen war. Solange man die Regeln der Glaubensgemeinschaft einhielt, war er freundlich und wohlwollend, aber wenn man diese übertrat, konnte er böse werden und äußerte dies auch laut. Margaretha war froh, nicht in Thildas Haut zu stecken. Sie konnte sich vorstellen, wie der Vater der jungen Frau reagiert hatte.

Das Feuer im Ofen war heruntergebrannt, aber die Glut spendete ausreichende Wärme. Es duftete nach einem gehaltvollen Eintopf und nach gebratenem Fleisch. Die Magd saß auf einem Schemel vor dem Herd und pulte Erbsen aus. Keine Kerze brannte. Margaretha kniff die Augen zusammen. « Die Magd hob müde den Kopf, sah Margaretha an. �Mach Licht, Mädchen. Meine Mutter braucht einige Dinge. Vor allem ein wenig kochendes Wasser – aus einem sauberen Topf. Eine Schale, Leinentücher, warmes Wasser, Rotwein und ein frisches Ei.

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