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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After his best attempts at persuasion, Rylan kidnaps Joanna. To ask other readers questions about A Dove At Midnightplease sign up.

Rylan can’t understand why Joanna is so opposed to marriage. As heir to the sought-after Oxwich Castle, Joanna has vowed never to love or take a husband, When Rylan arrives, things really get interesting.

Christ and bedamned, woman. Feb 19, Mary Kate rated it liked it. Leza rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Especially if you enjoy historical drama. mienight

Each is resisting their unwanted, intense attraction to the other, for societal reasons as well as their unwillingness to give up control. Anyway on to the review She was very much the insubordinate heroine. Drawn with a narrative voice that feels true to its time, and brings life to another age, Rylan and Joanna are worth visiting over and over again.

Refresh and try again. I kept waiting for the fabulous Sir Hiss from the Disney Robin Hood movie to make his appearance, but was sadly disappointed. There was so much to work with.

A Dove at Midnight by Rexanne Becnel — All About Romance

With the death of her father Joanna became a ‘lynchpin in a power struggle of King John’s reign. When Rylan informs Joanna that she rexane return home and marry, she literally laughs in his face. Rylan Kemp I very rarely give a five star but this book deserves it.


Be ready for some interesting dynamics that will go on between Joanna and Rylan He has another “suitable” union ddove mind to secure her birth right.

Newer Post Older Post Home. She is far from the plain, biddabledemure nun wannabe he expected. As soon as she is ableshe moves to a convent and waits for the day she can say her vows and become a nun. Dec 05, Cherry-Ann rated it really liked it.

When Sir Rylan Kempe, Lord of Blaecston, a fierce yet noble warrior-knight locked in a vengeful battle with a royal enemy, comes to claim bechel and her castle in the name of ultimate revenge, Joanna is intent on defying the commanding knight at every turn. It’s a race as to who will get their hands on Joanna first. Absolutely wonderful- I can’t wait to read more. Rylan is portrayed as an alpha type midinght guy, unused to being challenged by a mere woman.

There seemed to be too many obstacles — including their own pride — keeping Rylan and Joanna apart. I’ve waited for seven long years for somebody to write a DIK review of this book!

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This one gets an A. Jun 24, Arlena rated it really liked it Shelves: Joanna comes off as a bit immature but she did grow up in a convent. Joana Preston lives at a priory after her father cast her aside when he begets a male heir from his second wife. Allison Feingold rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Yet still she denied what he said. The dove of the title is Lady Joanna Preston, a young, beautiful, and maligned maiden who for the past five years has lived a content if not happy life at a convent following the suicide of her abused mother.


And she’s probably around when the book opens. That was not a sin. Nov 21, KatieV rated it liked it Shelves: As for the love scenes, oh my!

A Dove at Midnight

Rylan gets there dobe. Open Road MediaApr 9, – Fiction – pages. A Eexanne Hot Book Type: But, when they are waylaid by the king’ s men, Joanna finds herself in an even worse situation in the king’ s court. Karen rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Lady Joanna witnessed something truly terrible as a child.

Dec 01, Sandy rated it it was ok Shelves: While growing up, Becnel lived for a time in Germany and England, where she became fascinated by medieval history. From beginning to end!! Plus he’s appropriately sexist for a man of his time. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There’s definitely an “old style” feel to the relationship between Rylan and Joanna, and the machinations at court take quite a long time to play out I think Julie Garwood took a shorter route through similar territory in one redanne her Medievalsbut I’ve re-read A Dove at Midnight a number of times and love it.

Want to Read saving…. What he didn’t dkve on was his attraction to her and her ability to out think him.