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Rachel Jones is a young widow leaving by the beach in Florida when she finds a man with two gunshot wounds on the beach. Her instincts tell her to help him and not to call the police, so with the help of her friend Honey, she fixes him up. When he wakes up she learns he is part of a government agency and he has been betrayed by a superior.
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Kell Sabin is very weak, but as soon as he is well he begins an affair with Rachel, all the while waiting to get well enough to leave. They fall in love with each other, and with the help of Kell's friends Grant and Jane Sullivan, manage to get Kell to safety.

Rachel is heartbroken when Kell leaves, however, so she asks Jane to help her get in touch with him. Jane conviences Kell to go see Rachel, who then decides he can't live without her.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate In love with caretaker or teacher    -   Yes Falling in love with    -   Homecaring friend

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age/status:    -   40's-50's Sex makes him    -   blissful    -   angry    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   writer Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   5-9 sex acts

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