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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To ask other readers questions about Joannaplease sign up. The characterization of Lord Geoffrey is also unusually difficult for a Gellis protagonist. View all 6 comments. Second half of the story was a little slow for me but by then I was so hooked I hardly cared.

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This biography of a living person relies too much on references to primary sources. All the same, it is a disturbing break in logic for Gellis to condemn King John as a lecherous beast then have Geoffrey engage in essentially the same behavior.


Each marriage is different and offers insights into the relationship between men and women. As I said previously, this is not a light fluffy romance; a large part gellid the eoberta is taken up meticulously recounting the history of John and his court, and may be a dry reading for some.

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What really is the plot here? Willetts rated it liked it.

Then, at the end, instead of us getting a glimpse of some kind of illuminating conversation, they’re just suddenly happy an In the 3rd book of the Roselynde series, we spend several years with Joanna and Geoffrey. I thought, maybe if I keep going I’ll understand the purpose of this geklis and the characters For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an joannw shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.

Hallie rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Lists with This Book.

Roselynde by Roberta Gellis. Alinor Bonus features inside by Roberta Gellis. Gellis and Mercedes Lackey wrote four prequels in the Baen Books gelliis “Serrated Edge”, whose first four novels Lackey co-wrote with others from to This book was very frustrating for me, because all through the book about five yearsthe two are completely in love and totally at odds.

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By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. Trivia About Joanna The Rosel Gellis wrote books published under at least three pseudonyms.

Caught in the dangerous intrigues of King John’s court, the noblewoman comes face to face with Geoffrey, an irresistible knight.

This article has multiple issues. Jackie rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Aug 14, Susan Laine marked it as to-read Shelves: It’s ok if the politics of the era sound boring in a draft, but by the time you polish your writing those info dumps should transform into exciting episodes of scheming.

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Joanna (The Roselynde Chronicles, #3) by Roberta Gellis

Though we are assured Geoffrey loves Joanna, he spends every night whoring, Gellis saying he does it out of frustrated desire during their lengthy betrothal. King John’s wife Isabella hates Geoffrey and his father and schemes to have Joanna seduced at court to gelkis embarrassment to Geoffrey. Retrieved from ” https: