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The Neely family cross the US, looking for their father and a valley he bought in California,. Samantha has become the "man" of the family, protecting her beautiful sisters from the men of the little mining town in which their search temporarily ends. But, in spite of his vow to keep his town female-free, the apparently misogynist and tyrannical leader of the town, Sloan Talbott, finds himself mightily attracted to the trouser-wearing "Sam", who saved his life from an assassin.
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In exchange for help to find her missing father Sloan asks for two days in bed with Sam on a trip of discovery to San Francisco. Sloan, whose real identity he hides after a disastrous first marriage and the accidental death of his infant son, pretends to marry Sam in a fake ceremony with disastrous consequences but is forced to keep up the pretence when they return to the mining town.

Sloan tries to smoke out his assassin, retrieve Sam's father and discover the location of her valley and as he finds himself falling in love with her and accident deprives her of her memory and seems to give him another chance to recreate their love story without his earlier mistakes.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   American "wild west" era Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   sensitive    -   scared Unusual characteristics?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   a better lover    -   blissful Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

What % of story is romance related?    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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