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Young widow Muireann Graham Caldwell is left destitute by her dissolute husband, Augustine, killed in a shooting accident on their honeymoon. Faced with a choice between returning to her stifling parents in Scotland or taking a chance on running her own estate, Muireann finds an ally in the broodingly handsome Lochlainn Roche. He has secrets of his own to keep. As the Potato Famine rages across Ireland, can Muireann save her new home Barnakilla? Can she and her estate manager ever have a future together? Does he even love her? Or has he been using her all along?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   wrecked transport makes love Virgin, dramatically devirginized    -   Yes Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident Unusual characteristics?    -   Very naive/shy - Doesn't know where to put weiner

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Effect of sexing    -   confident Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes Forest    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   70% How explicit is the sex?    -   impregnation/reproduction Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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