Legend Book Summary and Study Guide

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    Jude Deveraux's "Legend" is another display of her fantastic ability to write romance. The book revolves around a renowned chef, Kady Long, who stumbles upon an old wedding dress and finds herself stuck in the 'Wild West', and saving handsome Cole Jordan from a hanging. As they search for a means of her returning to her own time and her quickly-approaching wedding, Kady learns how to enjoy her own life.
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    But the adventure doesn't end there. This book is filled with twists and turns that you never expect. You fall in love with Kady, Cole, and all of her other wonderful characters.
The review of this Book prepared by Pamela Piarowski

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   who may or may not exist If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Time Travel    -   Yes Type of time travel    -   present to past Fantasy/Magic    -   Yes Fantasy/Magical Lover    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   chef/cook Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   30% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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