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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The love scenes were quite steamy and sensual for a penflope written inwhich was a plus for me, not just because I like my love scenes hot, but because they were imbued with a deep emotion and passion that I don’t always find in my romance reading.

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Ty is a stubborn, enigmatic alpha male with a lot of different sides to his personality. Not recommended for under 18 or sensitive wiliamson.

There was absolutely nothing about this book I would have changed, making it an incredibly enjoyable reread for me. 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.

The author really brought the setting to life with her vivid descriptions of life in a small settlement in Colonial Maine as well as the environmental details that truly made me feel like I’d been transported to another time and place. Raised among the Indians but educated abroad in England, Doctor Tyler Savitch is a man with a foot in two worlds. 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.

They have something of a secondary romance as they work through some difficulties in their marriage. Nat’s two daughters, Meg and Tildy, were perfectly rendered. A Wild Yearning By: It was a roller-coater ride I was all too happy to take with these characters. Caleb is sweet and caring, obviously loving his wife to distraction.

Not that we don’t get Ty’s or other characters’ POVs, but I felt like the book was more about Delia’s journey from a grog shop serving girl in Boston to the more respectable woman she longs to be. These books would be appropriate for teen and sensitive readers. Although Ty never got along with his grandfather, the man sent him to England where he was highly educated and became a doctor. Penelope Williamson Star Rating: Even when faced with marrying a man she doesn’t love and someday possibly watching the man she does love marry someone else, Delia is up to the challenge, prepared to rejoice in his happiness if that time comes.


The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook. Perhaps because of her background, she isn’t judgmental of others. He’s jealous and protective, but doesn’t realize that he’s falling in love with her until much later when it’s already too late. Tildy is sweet and inquisitive and seems to love everyone, including Delia.

Ever since her mother died, her father has hit the bottle pretty hard, and he’s a mean drunk. He’s obviously only taking another wife as a matter of necessity. She hopes it won’t come to that though, and that along their journey, he will come to realize he loves her as much as she loves him, especially after he peelope makes love to her in the forest. Still, Ty can’t williamsom to resist the lovely Delia, yeagning gets under his skin at every turn. He’s attracted to Delia’s spunky spirit from the moment he first meets her, but he has no intention of falling in love or marrying the wench.

The characters were very relatable and the plot was engaging. He brought his knowledge back to the Colonies, where he lives in the small settlement of Merrymeeting, much to his grandfather’s chagrin.

As a farmer, there’s much work to be done on his homestead as well as two little girls for whom to care, willianson Nat still deeply loves his first wife and probably shouldn’t have married again so soon after her death, regardless of the need. May contain a number of explicitly descriptive love scenes.

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The secondary characters, of which there are many, are extremely well-drawn. Teen and sensitive peneelope should exercise caution. I very much look forward to exploring her backlist soon. Meg is still grieving her mother, and she’s the rebellious one who doesn’t want a step-mother. This book not only incorporates this era, but is also very well-researched.

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He often beats her and steals the penekope she earns at her job to support his habit. Definite adults only material, not for the faint of heart. Her friendship with the feisty Delia and seeing the passion between Delia and Ty really helped her to come into her own.

As a result, he grew up among the Abenaki people with an Indian step-father he revered.

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When it seems like they can finally yearninng together, Ty isn’t the least bit shy about showing Delia just how passionately in love with her he is. The main characters also spend time among the Abenaki Indians, which was equally as engaging. However, I wasn’t overly perturbed by it, because it’s obvious that he regrets that decision from the minute the wedding begins.

May contain moderately descriptive love scenes, usually no more than three. From the moment he meets Delia, Ty is deeply attracted to her, but he has no intention of falling yearjing love with her. 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.

At williiamson heart, he’s a good man though. The other thing Ms. She doesn’t really know the first thing about how to accomplish that, but she’s a quick learner when opportunities present themselves. Delia and Ty’s romance is one fraught with heartache, passion, and danger, but through it all Delia is a trooper.

I first read A Wild Yearning probably more than twenty years ago, so when I picked it up for a reread, I remembered very little about the story.