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Jane Matthews does not have great marriage prospects since she is not wealthy, titled or beautiful, but she is pleasant, capable with children and not a social butterfly. Michael Templeton, Viscount Fairfax is looking for a second wife. He married his first wife for love and then discovered they had no interests in common. She hated life in the country and had no interest in raising their two girls. This time, Michael proposes marriage to the surprised Jane telling her he does not want to marry for love, but wants to marry her because she shares his interests. Jane has been in love with the handsome Michael since she met him when he was courting his first wife. She wants to marry for love so refuses his unacceptable offer.
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But then Jane is invited to Michael's country estate where she comes to adore his two daughters and to realize he asked her to marry him out of the best of motives.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   poor loving rich Love Triangles/Polygons    -   Yes What kind:    -   one man-two women Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes Children/Pregnancy:    -   kid(s) make adults sensitive

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   90% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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