Ladies' Man Book Summary and Study Guide

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Ellen is at the airport to meet up for one of her Great Aunts as a favor to her famous Uncle, whom she and her 2 children are living with for the summer in NYC. While waiting for the delayed plane she regrets not having brought a book with her and wanders off to one of the airport book stores. There she spies the ruggedly handsome man standing looking at books by one of her favorite authors. He tries a couple of pick up lines with her after being drawn to her. The initially don't work, but when they are thrown together in a limo for more than 2 hours things take a change for the better in his mind. She throws caution to the wind and decides that a one night stand with an amazingly good looking man will finally help to exercise the bad memories of her failed marriage.
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Sam doesn't want it to be a one night stand. He is drawn to Ellen as he has never been before. But, he is also facing something new to him, someone who says no to him. Sam's best friend is writing the biography of Ellen's uncle and he begs his friend to help him out. When it is apparent that Ellen is concerned about some nasty fan letters that Bob is getting TS suggests they call his friend Detective Sam. Sam comes and looks at the information and is immediately concerned for the safety of Ellen.

Sam is shocked to find Ellen has 2 kids but takes this in stride and sets out to
1 Keep Ellen, Bob and Ellen's kids safe
2 Prove to Ellen they he is not to young for a relationship
3 Show Ellen that he won't hurt her, and is in fact in love with her

When Sam and Bob are caught in a fire, which looks like it is meant to kill Bob, Ellen looks like she might change her mind and let Sam into her heart and life. But, again she pushes him away. Now though it looks like the stalker is not after Bob but Ellen herself. When Ellen's son is almost kidnapped she really panics and finally starts to take the threats seriously. But will she also finally start to take Sam seriously?

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   mature    -   sensitive    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   scholar Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   scared Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   50% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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