Sunday, January 10, 2010
Southern Rose by Mary Winter
Title: Southern Rose
Author: Mary Winter
Publisher: Pink Petal Books
Publication Date: October, 2009
Genre: Erotic Historical Lesbian (f/f) Romance
Rating: 5 Diamonds
Heat Level: Erotic
Other: sex toys, f/f
Southern Rose is a tale of two ladies at the time of the Civil War. Rose is a widow, making her way as a schoolmarm, and Agnes is a seamstress with a past. Can two ladies manage to find romance in each other’s arms in the restrictive society of their time? Read and find out.
The feminist in me always cheers for women who manage to be their own people and find their own happiness in societies where they are little better than chattel. Mary Winter’s heroines are both strong women who manage to do just that. The backdrop against which the story proceeds is illustrative of the restrictions under which many women lived then...and some still do. But if a woman is willing to take chances, she may just find her soulmate. I would love to know what happens with them later. Okay? Please?