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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When Rylan and Joanna finally give in to their passion for each other, it is not a romantic, sweet event, but rather an evocative, thrilling one. Rylan is portrayed as an alpha type of guy, unused to being challenged by a mere woman. The heroine, Joanna, has lived in a convent for five years. Rylan has his hands full with Joanna. That Joanna is a believable match for him says a lot for her, because Rylan is a compelling and sexy hero.

Nithyasree rated it liked it Jul 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Having a heroine who doesn’t throw herself at the mercy of her abductor was refreshing.

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. I enjoyed the first half of the book, but in the second half Joanne just annoyed me.

Her lands will make him extremely powerful and the king extremely nervous. The hero had of course fallen in love with Midnigth why I’m not sure, since aside from her beauty and their chemistry, she and he never once had a conversation that didn’t involve flinging threats and insults. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After his best attempts at persuasion, Rylan kidnaps Joanna. Midnigh in an isolated priory she does not realize her father has died or that she has suddenly become one of the most important pawns in England.


Jun 24, Arlena rated it really liked it Shelves: But even bechel that, you are still wrong about me. Becnel would be able to give this couple their happily-ever-after.

This book is now available in digital The book has an interesting historical backdrop. When Joanna’ s father and his wife and son died, Joanna becomes the sole heir. While growing up, Becnel lived for a time in Germany and England, where she became fascinated by medieval history.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Sounds like the plague to me, but it’s not named as such. Beautiful rexanen fiery, Joanna fights him every step of the becbel. Yet still she denied what he said. Rylan is an intimidating warrior hardened by years of battle, but he is no brute — he is a savvy political player with hidden agendas and a strategic mind.

He has another “suitable” union eexanne mind to secure her birth right. Rexanne Becnel is the author of more than twenty historical romance and contemporary mainstream novels, many of which appeared on the USA Today bestseller list. Letting him know, no one is the boss of her. While growing up, Becnel lived for a time in Germany and England, where she became fascinated by medieval history.

Be ready for some interesting dynamics that will go on between Joanna and Rylan This one gets an A. It’s a race as to who will get their hands on Joanna first. She saw how a “suitable” marriage could turn out so has sworn rfxanne become a nun.

As for the love scenes, oh my! In medieval England, this places Joanna in the middle of a political tug of war. Mass Market Paperbackpages. According to the book you couldn’t fully take the veil until you were 20, unless you had a dowry.


There seemed to be too many obstacles — including their own pride — keeping Rylan and Joanna apart. Leza rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Angry at himself, Rylan is equally determined that their unwise actions should not change his plan.

When Joanna’s father dies, his properties, land and fort is inherited by Joanna and the man she weds would command the land in the heart of Yorkshire.

A Dove at Midnight by Rexanne Becnel

Return to Book Page. Dec 01, Sandy rated doev it was ok Shelves: Apr 06, Julie rated it really liked it X A Dove at Midnight. I hovered over the ‘shrew’ tag with her, but ultimately decided to cut her a break. Set in medieval Britain, it tells the story of Lady Joanna Preston. His own secret betrothal to an heiress prevents him from taking the obvious route to forgiveness and marrying Joanna himself.

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Neither of them could imagine that one day they would work together for a common goal, and find true love in the bargain. Rylan is not about to take no for an answer, and he abducts her from the convent.

Which was awesome, don’t get me wrong. Christ and bedamned, woman. To eexanne other readers questions about A Dove At Midnightplease sign up. Their chemistry is sizzling.