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.

Author: Kajigore Jushura
Country: Bangladesh
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 8 August 2007
Pages: 297
PDF File Size: 15.45 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.52 Mb
ISBN: 163-3-90056-528-2
Downloads: 41550
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dilrajas

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.

May contain a number of explicitly descriptive love scenes. He has a hard time living with himself after that, but the deep abiding connection between him and Delia is still there, even as she’s trying to make a life with someone else. May contain moderately descriptive love scenes, usually no more than three.

Penelope Williamson

Penelope Williamson Star Rating: The characters were very relatable and the plot was engaging. Ty is a stubborn, enigmatic alpha male with a lot of different sides to his personality. The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook.

Perhaps because of her background, she isn’t judgmental of others. As a result, he grew up among the Abenaki people with an Indian wi,d he revered. At his heart, he’s a good man though.

A Wild Yearning Quotes by Penelope Williamson

More than anything, she yearns to be a respectable lady. Overall, A Wild Yearning was an incredibly well-written and engaging story that I hated to see end when I turned williamwon last page. 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. Delia is more than willing to follow the man with the magical healing hands anywhere, even if it means having to marry another.


Tildy is sweet and inquisitive and seems to love everyone, including Delia. 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. She tries to peneloe the good in everyone, even when they aren’t willing to give her the same chance. He became one of them, but at the age of sixteen, his step-father insisted that he must return to his own people.

Wilx very much look forward to exploring her backlist soon. We always endeavor not to give away endings or major plot twists in either our synopses or reviews, however they may occasionally contain information which some readers might consider to be mild spoilers.

The stand-outs include, Nat, the man who Ty brought Delia to marry. Ty’s willingness to turn Delia over to marry another man after the intimacy they’d shared may be a bit hard for some readers to swallow. She’s tough as nails, a real fighter, who always tries to make the best of difficult circumstances.

A Wild Yearning

He’s obviously only taking another wife as a matter of necessity. After experiencing a great deal of loss in his life, he’s very reluctant to love anyone. Her friendship with the feisty Delia and seeing the passion between Delia and Ty really helped her to come into her own. Believing there’d be no harm in sampling her charms and that it might get her out of his system, Ty seduces peneoope makes tender love to her along the trail.


Delia is the focal point of the story and a very strong female protagonist.

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. 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. Although Ty never got along with his grandfather, the man sent him to England where he was highly educated and became a doctor.

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. They have something of a secondary romance as they work through some difficulties in their marriage.

These books would be appropriate for teen and sensitive readers. When she sees an advertisement in the newspaper for a man who is looking for a wife willing to travel to Maine to look out for his two children, Delia eagerly responds.

As Delia says her vows to someone else, Ty finally understands that what he’s been feeling for her is far more than mere lust. Delia wants nothing more than to wwilliamson this life, so when she sees Ty’s advertisement for a wife, she thinks it may be the answer to her prayers.