Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss


Born
in Alexandria, Louisiana, The United States
June 03, 1939

Died
July 06, 2007

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Kathleen Erin Hogg was born on June 3, 1939, in Alexandria, Louisiana, she was the youngest of eight siblings by Gladys (Coker) and Charles Wingrove Hogg, a disabled World War I veteran. She long relished creating original narratives, and by age 6 was telling herself stories at night to help herself fall asleep. At age 16, she met U.S. Air Force Second Lieutenant Ross Eugene Woodiwiss at a dance, and they married the following year. She wrote her first book in longhand while living at a military outpost in Japan.

She is credited with the invention of the modern historical romance novel: In 1972 she released The Flame and the Flower, an instant New York Times bestseller that created a literary precedent. The novel revolutionized mainstream pu
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4.14 avg rating — 15,893 ratings — published 1974 — 49 editions
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So Worthy My Love

3.98 avg rating — 3,940 ratings — published 1989 — 44 editions
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4.01 avg rating — 3,854 ratings — published 1998 — 33 editions
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Everlasting

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The Flame and the Flower A Season Beyond a Kiss The Elusive Flame
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“I have no intention of spending the night in a chair and leaving you the bed.”
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, The Flame and the Flower

“It was terrible of you," Shanna pouted, but her eyes danced as they turned askance to meet his. "I could have left, you know. I was that angry."
"I would have followed you," Ruark assured with a flash of white teeth. "You have my heart and my baby. You would not have escaped.”
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, Shanna

“You are stingy with our words," she accused, then laughed gayly as she swept around, tossing over her shoulder a roguish look that drew the length of him. "But I am more generous, my lord. You are indeed a fine sight."
-Aislinn”
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, The Wolf and the Dove

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