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Varina Cameron is sent by her uncle to Florida to care for his younger brother's son. Her uncle's brother, Andrew, has changed a lot since the last time Varina saw him. He used to be fun-loving and carefree. Now he's just a brooding enigma, a stranger. She determines to find out what happened to make Andrew this way. At the same time she must try to discover why Andrew's young son, Jamie, won't talk. It all involves the mystery surrounding the death of Jamie's mother, Theodora. Meanwhile, strange, unexplainable things are happening to Varina. Somebody wants her to die. But who? And why?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   rescue kidnapped secondary character Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Is really...    -   a criminal (possibly) Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

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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