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HQN, Nov 2004, 6.50, 384 pp.
ISBN: 0373770111

Ellie Peters enjoys her work as a UN interpreter, loves her dog Barnaby, but wishes her sex life was better as she has not had a boyfriend since Brian left for LA and he was a loser. When she reflects on her life she realizes that she has not had a good orgasm since her fiancÚ Michael Deavers dumped her without explanation seven years ago in DC.
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Her mother informs her that she is leaving her cheating husband in Florida and moving in with a beleaguered Ellie in Manhattan. Ellie also learns that Michael is her new boss at the UN. He has never forgotten her and realizes she is his love buddy, but he has commitment issues caused when he was young and his father's business failed.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   rekindling love after long time Struggling with whom?    -   Mom Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   angst over past traitorous lover Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   business executive Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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