A Dove at Midnight. Rexanne Becnel. Buy This Book. I have always read romance novels and the Medieval period of history has fascinated me. A maiden’s self-imposed isolation makes her the seductive prize in a royal battle for power. Lady Joanna Preston lives cloistered behind the walls of a nunnery. A Dove At Midnight By Rexanne Becnel – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Marli Azevedo rated it really liked it Nov 23, Like many she was drawn to the religious life because of the lack of alternatives in society, although I think she did make an honest attempt to embrace the religious life. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Rylan begins plotting to get Joanna away from the John’s grasp. So that’s the crux of the “big misunderstanding”. There seemed to be too many obstacles — including their own pride — keeping Rylan and Joanna apart.

The convent also keeps her safe from all other men. Rylan can’t understand why Joanna is so opposed to marriage. Cona Hartwig rated it really liked it Mar 16, She’s a young woman sent to a convent at the age of 12 after her mother committed suicide. This is the part of her that I would have loved to have seen in the first half versus foot stomping and running off into storms with no food, no horse, nothing.


Rylan gets there first. When Rylan informs Joanna that she must return home and marry, she literally laughs in his face. I’ve waited for seven long years for somebody to write a DIK review of this book! That part could have been cut or altered in some way that didn’t involve her running off into danger every time someone turned their back so she could pee.

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Then he turned his gaze toward the fire. Beautiful and fiery, Joanna fights him every step of the way. It happened times, seriously.

Fun, mindless, exactly what I read this genre to get. A perfect plot that captures the very essence of the period that it is set in. Karen rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Destined to take dovr veil she leads a simple fulfilling life at the convent. If you want a book that is historical bscnel good sexy romance and well drawn characters then read this book. Joanna is a product of her time — innocent but without illusions and beautiful while remaining unaware of her own beauty and self-worth.

But, when they are waylaid by the king’ s men, Joanna finds herself in an even worse situation in the king’ s court.

Her father, stepmother, and young half-brother all die in a ‘sickness’ that wiped out them and quite a few others in reanne keeps throughout England.

When Joanna’ s father and his wife and son died, Joanna becomes the sole heir. Beautiful and fiery, Joanna fights him every step of the way.

He has another “suitable” union in mind to secure her birth right. Will Joanna agree to marry someone anyone given the fact that she was destined for the veil? Lists with This Book. Feb 19, Mary Kate rated it liked it. Joanna and her friend must marry men chosen for them based on political and monetary advantages. His own st betrothal to an heiress prevents him from taking the ,idnight route to forgiveness and marrying Joanna himself.


Fighting Rylan at every turn.

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To ask other readers questions about A Dove At Midnightplease sign bcnel. Lady Joanna witnessed something truly terrible as a child. Especially if you enjoy historical drama Rylan Midnught is one of the Yorkshire noblemen who is up in arms against King John of Robinhood fame for undue taxation and other atrocities.

As much as she hates all the games and manipulations at court, she’s pretty good at subterfuge herself. March 1, Publication Date: Lady Joanna witnessed something truly terrible as a child. The love scenes in this novel are extremely sensual and powerful, in part because of the emotional surrender they represent for the characters.

He suspects something sinister,but Joanna will not confide in him. A mldnight who doesn’t want Rylan near this girl, Rylan’s secret betrothal, Joanna’s beauty.

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