Oct 1, The Paperback of the A Wild Yearning by Penelope Williamson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. By: Penelope Williamson I first read A Wild Yearning probably more than twenty years ago, so when I picked it up I love Penelope Williamson’s writing style. A Wild Yearning by Penelope Williamson – book cover, description, publication history.

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To the best of my recollection, A Wild Yearning is the only book I’ve read by Penelope Williamson, but this time around, it most certainly isn’t going to be my last. Believing there’d be no harm penepope sampling her charms and that it might get her out of his system, Ty seduces and makes tender love to her along the trail.

A Wild Yearning by Penelope Williamson

If only he’d realized he was falling in love with her before it was too late The thing I loved most about Delia is that she has a huge heart with lots of selfless love to give. She falls in love at first sight with the dashing doctor, only to find out that he placed the ad for another man from the Maine settlement where he lives. She falls in love at first sight with the handsome doctor who placed the ad, but she soon learns that he did it for a friend in his small Maine settlement, not for himself.

Even after discovering that she really was a virgin, he keeps his heart locked up tight, turning her over to the other man upon their arrival in the settlement. A Wild Yearning By: From the moment he meets Delia, Ty is deeply attracted to her, but he has no intention of falling in love with her.

Delia is the focal point of the story and a very strong female protagonist. As a result, he grew up among the Abenaki people with an Indian step-father he revered. Although Ty never got along with his grandfather, the man sent willizmson to England where he was highly educated and became a doctor.


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I was also quite taken with Caleb and Elizabeth, the preacher and his wife, who travel with Ty and Delia to Merrymeeting to start a church there. The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook. Definite adults only material, not for the faint of heart.

However, I wasn’t overly perturbed by it, because it’s obvious that he regrets that decision from the minute the wedding begins. These books should still be appropriate for most mature teens and sensitive readers. Abused by her drunken father and struggling for survival on the Boston waterfront as a tavern serving wench, Delia McQuaid longs for a better life, one in which she’s a respectable lady. I very much look forward to exploring her backlist soon. These books would peneloppe appropriate for teen and sensitive readers.

He often beats her and steals the money she earns at her job to support his habit. Not that we don’t get Ty’s or other characters’ POVs, ppenelope I felt like z book was more about Delia’s journey from a grog shop serving girl in Boston to the more respectable woman she longs to be.

Not recommended for under 18 or sensitive readers. The main characters also spend time among the Abenaki Indians, which was equally as engaging. That’s why she’s definitely earned a spot among my favorite romance heroines.

Ty is a stubborn, enigmatic alpha male with a lot of different sides to williamsson personality. He’s obviously only taking another wife as a matter of necessity.

I can totally see why this book won the Rita award. Delia and Ty’s romance is one fraught with heartache, passion, and danger, but through it all Delia is a trooper.

This book not only incorporates this era, but is also very well-researched.


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May contain a number of explicitly descriptive love scenes. The secondary characters, of which there are many, are extremely well-drawn. I loved watching her grow and change, facing the challenges set before her with grace and dignity.

The stand-outs include, Nat, the man who Ty brought Delia to marry. A Wild Yearning is an epic love story that spans about a year and a half from start to finish, but it never felt artificially drawn out or tedious. When it seems like they can finally be together, Ty isn’t the least bit shy about showing Delia just how passionately in love with her he is. Penelope Williamson Star Rating: Elizabeth is very timid and reluctant to go to a remote wilderness settlement.

Everyone, including Ty, thinks she’s a fallen woman, but in reality, she had enough pride and backbone to avoid prostituting herself to earn money, a fact which I admired.

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In fact, the title is quite apt, as the author is very talented at bringing out that deep sense of yearning in both of them until they finally come together once and for all. He was born into wealth and privilege, but when he was only six, his father was killed in an Indian raid, in which Ty and his mother were taken captive.

It’s superb in every way. They have something of a secondary romance as they work through some difficulties in their marriage. Instead, he’s determined to deliver her as promised to the man in Merrymeeting who asked him to place the ad.