Fatal Embrace Book Summary and Study Guide

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Several years ago, Michael Craven gave up his career as a detective when his fiancée was killed and her killer never caught. Living with the guilt, he has, since then, thrown himself into his Montana ranch and his solitary existence. But, when a serial killer starts making his way through a small, nearby town, Michael is asked to come back and help a good friend and fellow detective, solve the crime. In doing so, he must hire someone to take his place on the ranch.
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When horse trainer,Jess Stanson showed up, she took Michael by surprise. He knew she wouldn't be the right person for the job. Jess had turned out to be Jessica and he didn't think it would work for either him or his men. But, Jessica convinced him to let her stay. Over time she proved her worth at the ranch and slowly they established a fragile friendship. Michael's past prevented him from being anything but distant and serious. Jessica was just the opposite, always fun loving she took on the task of breaking down the barrier's of Michael's heart.

As Michael works diligently to track down the killer he finds that Jessica is the only witness to the case. Vowing to protect her wand keep his growing feelings separate is no easy task. When Jessica becomes a target it becomes personal for Michael and he can no longer deny his love for her.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   angst over dead lover If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   50% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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