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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Jun 24, Arlena rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 05, Cherry-Ann rated it really liked it.

A Dove at Midnight

Jocelyn rated it really liked it Jan 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Angry at himself, Rylan is equally determined that their unwise actions should not change his plan.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Rylan decides that Joanna must be informed of her father’s death and he must bring her back to be married to a man he will choose for her. She has no intention of leaving the convent.

This is one such book though both the protagonists are well-matched. What follows are a series of misadventures, escape attempts, and stirring exchanges both verbal and physical between two smart and determined characters at odds with each other.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. His own secret betrothal to an heiress prevents him from taking the obvious route to forgiveness and marrying Joanna himself. I’m all about having control over my own destiny, but it seemed out of place that the heroine had such a modern mindset regarding a woman’s place in the world.

Joanna is a product of her time — innocent but without illusions and beautiful while remaining unaware of her own beauty and self-worth.

Jul 10, Nessa rated it liked it. So that’s the crux of the “big misunderstanding”. Especially if you enjoy historical drama.


Plus she also has her childhood trauma to deal with. We dobe Joanna is scared on marriage and men due to what had happened to her mother. Beautiful and fiery, Joanna fights him every step of the way. Nov 21, KatieV rated it liked it Shelves: She was very much the insubordinate heroine.

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A Sensuality Hot Book Type: Kelly rated it really liked it Dec 19, Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Sounds like the plague to me, but it’s not named as such. This book is now available in digital format. A Dove at Midnight gives me that feeling every time, even ten years after it was first midnihgt.

I listened to this as an audio book and the narration was also great. Rylan himself is off the market as he has already made a purely political betrothal agreement with another ally for his daughter, Marilyn, who is one of the most ebcnel heiresses in England.

Rylan begins plotting to get Joanna away from the Midniggt grasp. Becnel would be able to give this couple their happily-ever-after. But not this time.

To ask other readers questions about A Dove At Midnightplease sign up. This book is now available in digital format. This part is where I think the author could have made some better choices.

A Dove at Midnight is a wonderful Medieval romance which pits two strong characters against each other in a classic battle of fierce will and passionate emotion. But I still consider it to be an absolutely classic Medieval romance, with believable characters rich in detail, true to their time at least as we imagine their time to have beenand an emotionally powerful storyline that takes my breath away each time I read it.

Born into a world of savagery and sorrow, Lady Joanna Preston had hidden her chaste, matchless beauty behind hallowed walls vowing never to love or take any man to husband. Sher rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Books by Rexanne Becnel. Destined to take the veil she leads a simple fulfilling life at the convent.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Joanna is a tempestuous heroine, but she walks the line of bravado and defiance without crossing over into the TSTL territory where many heroines of early medieval novels lived.

Joanna holds on rdxanne her need to stay unmarried and in control of her future with all doge might. Which was awesome, don’t get me wrong. There seemed to be too many obstacles — including their own pride — keeping Rylan and Joanna apart.

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When Joanna’ s father and his wife and son died, Joanna becomes the sole heir. Cona Hartwig rated it really liked it Mar 16, Rylan is portrayed as an alpha type of guy, unused to being challenged by a mere woman. As much as she hates all the games and manipulations at court, she’s pretty midnigght at subterfuge herself. The dove of the title is Lady Joanna Preston, a young, beautiful, and maligned maiden who for the past five years has lived a content if not happy life at a convent following the suicide of her abused mother.

Rylan begins plotting to get Joanna away from the John’s grasp. In medieval England, this places Joanna in the middle of a political tug of war.