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Joining (Shefford's Knights #2)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  3,447 ratings  ·  99 reviews
The remarkable Lindsey magic is stronger than ever! The spectacular #1 bestselling author returns with a glorious tale of passion and duty set in medieval England. A betrothal has been announced that will join together Britain's two most powerful families , a union of wealth and influence to rival even the King's himself. But not only does the dangerously ambitious King Jo ...more
ebook, 400 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published May 4th 1999)
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Mahareni Maldini
Wiiiiih ... sukaan ini drpd buku 1. Pengaruh terjemahan kali ya.

Weeell, slma Mrs. JL tdk meributkn Shakespeare dkk, puisi dkk, teater dkk - dlm bukunya, psti kulahap hbis halaman demi halaman.
Joining is a really fun and lighthearted read. I always enjoy breaking out this book and revisiting the story of Milisant and Wulfric. However, it's slightly superficial when you really get down to thinking about the details. So even though I really like this book, I'm going to give it a 3 star rating.

Milisant and Wulfric have been engaged since Milisant was born. However, the betrothed couple aren't happy about it. Because of a childhood accident, which they both blame the other for, they've a
Silvana Dobreva
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Maybe it’s just me, but of all the medievals I’ve read, they all seem to have a woman who doesn’t want to be a woman, and a man who will marry her anyway. I get how this pretty much has to happen in order for the modern reader to identify with the woman, since we are so culturally different, but it gets a bit tiresome.

On the plus side, the plot was a good one, if somewhat typical, and I enjoyed seeing King John featured.

Wasn’t a bad book, just not one of my favorites.
Amalia Kristanti
Nah, ini buku hisrom pertama yang aku baca sampek tuntas. Awalnya sih baca buku pertama yang Defy not the Heart, tapi stuck di bab 5.


1. Karena karakter buku kedua ini lebih menarik.

Milisant, digambarkan sebagai perempuan dengan perilaku yang tidak sesuai kodratnya. Dia pintar berburu, mahir menggunakan busur dan anak panah, dan menjinakkan hewan buas, dan keras kepala. Cukup mengejutkan mengetahui ada perempuan seperti dia di abad pertengahan karena setahuku perempuan-perempuan pada ja
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja)
For some reason, this book didn't resonate with me when I read it. I never connected with the characters. I wouldn't say it was a bad book, but it wasn't as good as Lindsey books can be. I should reread it again to see if I like it better the second time around.
May 19, 2015 Anne rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Historical romance lovers
Set in England during bad King John's reign(the brother of Richard the Lionheart) this tells of Milisant and Wulfric who have been betrothed since childhood. They only med once when they were children and her bird attacked Wulfric who accidently killed it when her threw it off him. Milisant has never forgotten the incident, and when she finds she is betrothed to that awful boy who is now a man, and a handsome one, she balks. Their parents are determined to see them marry so her father gives Mili ...more
Sharon Estridge
Historical romances are my guilty pleasure, not great literature but sometimes I really just want an easy entertaining read. This one didn't disappoint.
Every once in a while I get the need to read something old, and this one has been sitting in my book pile for a few years, being one of the first romance novels I ever read. It was a good read, smooth and the dialogue was believable but the conflict between the H/h was a little overblown and it seemed Milisant (the Heroine) was a little too bitter and resentful. Half way through the book I just wanted to slap some sense into her. Then I would remember she was only eighteen and this was actually ...more
Leni Sauls
I couldn't get through this book without wanting to slap Millicent. She is childish, bitter, and, an all around nasty young female. Wulf could have, and, should have, found a better woman to marry than this irritating witch. I had to put the book down in the middle of reading it, I couldn't take Millicent anymore. I was very disappointed in this book, I usually enjoy a Johanna Lindsey book, but, this proved to be the exception. I would not recommend this book, try another of her books, leave thi ...more
Diar Dwi Oktasari
Saat baca sinopsis belakang bukunya, saya kira saya akan lebih tertarik pada buku ini. Ternyata buku pertama lebih menarik. Pertama-tama, nama mereka aneh, Milisant Crispin dan Wulfric. Okey, Wulfric ini namanya memang mencerminkan seperti Wolf 'serigala' kata Mili, sesuai sikapnya yang kasar dan seperti binatang, tidak ada bagus2nya di mata Mili. Tapi memang menurut saya, Wulfric ini terlalu 'jahat' kepada Mili.
Kedua, Milinya sendiri saya ngebayangin dia itu kayak 'monyet kecil'. Kotor, dekil,
Yenny toh
Bercerita tentang perjodohan miilisant Crispin dengan Wulfric de Thorpe.pertemuan pertama yang menimbulkan trauma dan kesan buruk pastiny.Milli yg akibat ulah Wulf hampir cacat,terancam ga bs jalan atau pincang.cewek pincang apalagi dijaman atuk tebayang deh...jangankan buat dapet jodoh buat dapet teman aja susah deh.Wulf hampir cacat juga seh tapi bukan kakiny yang cacat tapi organ buat cetak anakny.tumbuh deh tuh yang namany benih-benih cinta,eh...salah bukan benih cinta tapi benih ben ...more
Sue Lyndon
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I loved this book a lot lot more than the first Sheffords Knights book. Milisant is such a good character, as is Wulfric. I love their sparks together from the very beginning. The whole story line in this book was better and it keeps you in suspense. From early on in the book when Mili is so difficult and putting up a struggle to everything Wulfric does, that was amusing. It was quite sad to find out why exactly it was that Milisant hated Wulfric so (because of her bird) but I like how she has a ...more
this was my favrt kinda enemies falling in love! wouldv given this 5 stars if not for feeling that it slightly lacked in the romance, coz the author dwelled a lot on the hate.. mostly on the heroine's part... and so we only got to see the couple reconciling in the last 3 or 4 chapters.. if there was more on Wulfric's POV it wouldv felt balanced and in turn more satisfying ... but over all loved it!
I do not books set in the still medieval/crusades/post-crusades times... So I began this book with a lot of aprehension. Sadly the hero and heroine didn't do it for me. (Milisant changed face too suddenly at the end) Also, why is it that if the characters can't express their feeling by the 200th page, the author invent a real life-threatning situation where it is always: the heroine kidnapped from the middle of her husband's home which result in: the hero doing some knight in a shining armor dut ...more
I gotta figure out why I've come to be reading the same book over and over. I mean, the setting changes, some of them are definitely written better than others, and like that. But you have a man, you have a woman, there is something unorthodox about one or both of them, they constantly irritate one another, then they "realize" they love one another.

It's kind of mesmorizing. As well as a weird sort of blankness in my reading cycle, like the blankness between tracks on a CD.

Anyway, I read this one
Joining - VG
Lindsey, Johanna

Beautiful Milisant Crispin and handsome, arrogant Wulfric, the future Earl of Shefford, are engaged-and seldom has a betrothed couple been less suited. Her father has decreed that Milisant has a month to accustom herself to the future earl before the marriage takes place. As the time dwindles, Milisant desperately searches for a way out. But Wulfric is falling under a spell himself, cast by the proud, strong woman who will be pledged to him against her will in a few s
Donna Campbell
This was pretty enjoyable-- perfect that she was wild yet didn't seem to have a problem with "ladylike" behavior-- Wulfric is likable but doesn't inspire some of the heat of say the "Fitzgerald-Hugh's"
Arcoma Gonzalez Lambert
Did it again

Love her books. I forget time and so enjoy the story. This one was a little long on conflict and a bit shy on romance.
Johanna Lindsey was my go-to-girl back in high school when I still read romances. I gave up reading romance a long time ago, mostly because I felt embarrassed buying them (I know, it's stupid and I'm trying to get over that). But I do keep up with Lindsey, but either I never read this one, or I just completely forgot it, so I picked it up at the library yesterday when I was looking for her latest Malory novel.

Not a huge fan of this novel as I found the heroine very annoying. Wulfric was hot eno
fyuuhh... 3 bintang, untuk cerita yg mengalir dgn baik dan wulf yg baik hati...

selebihnya aku kurang suka kastil2an *dbahas lagi*, trus aku jg tdk suka heroin yg terlalu keras kepala, oke lah.. aku seneng heroin yg kuat dan tegar trus ga mau ditindas, tp kl terlalu keras kepala jg ogah!!
masa benci kodratnya die jadi perempuan.. no no no..
wanita itu harus cerdas, kapan tau waktunya maju dan dan kapan harus mundur untuk memenangi peperangan! untung Wulf nya baek banget *nah lho gw protes sendiri*
Safrida Desiany
g nyesal lah beli novel nya.
milisant yg keras kepala klepek2 kena pesona wulfric.
Fanny Roswita Ria
Satu lagi buku kocak dari Johanna Lindsey. Lucu lihat pertengkaran Wulfric dan Milisant yang sama-sama punya pikiran buruk terhadap masing-masing. Wulfric berpikir kalo Milisant masih bertingkah laku kasar, sangat tidak enak diajak bicara serta perempuan yang berperilaku laki-laki sedangkan Wulfric dipikir oleh Milisant adalah pria yang suka memukul karena kejadian Rhiska, hewan peliharaannya, perayu perempuan dan tidak menghargai Milisant.

Milisant kerap kali berpikir yang jelek-jelek walau suda
Rebecca Bodiford
Okay really not my favorite book. Sadly I found this one hard to get through:(
This is in my top 5 favorite books. So funny, romantic & awesome. Love it!
Ririn Miu
the same pattern in johanna lindsey's book, marriage without love that ends up with love. doh. zaman siti nurbaya meluluuu... untungnya jodohnya cakep and baik, gimana kalau nggak -_- udah gitu pasti tokoh cewe selalu takut dipukulin kalau berbuat salah, GRRR. kdrt. walopun ga terjadi lah namanya juga romance O__o

sampai hampir 4/5 bagian dari novel heroine-nya masih juga keukeuh ogah nikah sama hero-nya -_- lama2 kesel juga, kesannya malah munafik (mau tapi gengsi - bukan kaya lagunya gita gutaw
Mouais pas si génial finalement. L'héroïne est vraiment trop têtue
M one of the first books i read by ohanna lindsey. she writes great historical romance. after reading many other of her books i realize that this is not her best but it is still pretty good. the hero and heroine met at age 6 and 13 and formed an instant hatred. so when it came time to marry they of course did not want to. the story tells how they came to love each other. if you are looking for a light romance this book is pretty good.
"Ya Ampun, aku menyerah". Sama seperti yg dikatakan Jhone salah satu tokoh yg ada di novel ini, gw juga menyerah membaca novel yg tokoh cwnya keras kepala n nyebelin tingkat tinggi, bikin emosi jiwa bgt. Dari bab awal sampe 2 bab sebelum bab akhir, nih cw ga berhenti "nyiksa" tokoh cowo n org" disekitarnya (kec. hewan peliharaan dia yg lebih diperlakukan manusiawi), helloooo.... basi bgt pas diakhir nih cw akhirnya mendapat "pencerahan" hingga mau ngerubah sikap, sebelumnya kemana aja mba. Fiuh. ...more
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Johanna Helen Howard was born on March 10, 1952 in Germany, where her father, Edwin Dennis Howard, a soldier in the U.S. Army was stationed. The family moved about a great deal when she was young. Her father always dreamed of retiring to Hawaii, and after he passed away in 1964 Johanna and her mother settled there to honor him.

In 1970, when she was still in school, she married Ralph Lindsey, becom
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