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In this continuation of the "Notorious" series, the Earl of Wycliff, Lucien Tremayne decides it is time he marry & produce an heir when he meets Brynn Caldwell on a Cornish beach. She is convinced his attraction to her is because of an old Gypsy curse that makes women in her family irresistible to men...and then leads to the mans death. She agrees to marry him in order to help her impoverished family but is determined to not fall in love with him. When he begins catching her in lies, he begins to think she may be involved in some kind of treason, along with her brother.
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After facing death head on, Lucian: the Earl of Wycliff, decides to marry in order to beget an heir. When he comes upon Brynn swimming in the ocean, he decides to marry her. Brynn, however, is reluctant to marry anyone due to a centuries-old curse that says the women in their family will be cursed with beauty and the men they fall in love with will die. The two must try to overcome their personal demons in order to find love with one another.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   wild lover    -   very shy/inexperienced Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   married off against wishes    -   marriage of convenience spurring real love If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes Fantasy/Magic    -   Yes Love potion/spell    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   spy Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   arrogant    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   blissful    -   mature    -   sensitive    -   indifferent    -   wild

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   blissful    -   mature    -   scared Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   Her    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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