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Against the odds By Donna Kauffman. Harlequin Blaze #69 Publish date 1/1/03.
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Misty Fortune is a famous Erotica author. She checks into a Las Vegas pleasure palace for a week of exploring areas of her sexuality she didn't feel comfortable sharing with her regular partners. While waiting for an attendent, fire marshal Tucker Graywolf comes upon her. He is helping police clear out building after a murder. He's in Las Vegas for a forensic Convention and is helping to solve the murder. Tucker finds Misty's english accent and demeanor sexy and invites her for a four day affair while they are both in town. She decides to take him up on his offer rather than use a professional. They decide to exploy each others secret fantasies. They didn't plan on falling in love.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Sex/Erotic story, Primarily    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   writer


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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