Carolina Moon Book Summary and Study Guide

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Tory Bodeen is coming back to her hometown after running from it following the death of her closest friend, Hope Lavell. She now returns to town a businesswoman, who has shut down all of her feelings and trusts no one but herself. And then she is reunited with Cade Lavelle, Hope's older brother. Both of them were shattered the day Hope died but neither of them can rest till they know what killed Hope. This is the major story, but other minor subplots includes the romance of Faith Lavelle, Cade's younger sister and Hope's twin, and Cade, Tory's veterinarian cousin; Cade's running of the family's thriving farm and his mother's complete disapproval of Cade and Tory's relationship.
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The review of this Book prepared by Evert Borgia

Victoria Bodeen left the town on Progress as a child, and returns as a woman. Causing quite a stir with her new store, but more than that by all the mystery that surrounds her childhood friendship to a little girl named Hope. Now Hope's older brother wants a closer look, but danger still lurks in the swamp. Tori will have to find love in Cade while avoiding danger...but can she?
The review of this Book prepared by Caro R.

Tory's grown up and coming back to her hometown to try and put to rest a haunting past and in the process unexpectedly falls in love and becomes the target of a madman.
The review of this Book prepared by Neta

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by authorities/family    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   (general) search for identity/new understanding Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   farmer Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   sensitive Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:    -   mind reading Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   scared


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of crop raising Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   60% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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