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The main character gets lost on her birthday in Seattle, is stalked by a stranger, and rescued by a Native American man named Johnny. They feel an immediate physical and psychic attraction. She rides off on his motorcycle to his reservation on the Olympic Peninsula, and despite being a married woman with two grown children, has sex with Johnny. He introduces her to the ways of his world, and she helps him reconnect to his past.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   cowboy loving indian

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   unemployed If magical/mental powers:    -   can talk to animals Sex makes him    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   40's-50's Profession/status:    -   homemaker Effect of sexing    -   blissful


United States    -   Yes Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails Forest    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   30% Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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