Love With A Proper Stranger Book Summary and Study Guide

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Love With A Proper Stranger

Marie Carver is burnt out by her job as president of the family business, Carver Software. After tendering her resignation, Marie decides that she needs to leave Arizona, go on vacation and find a purpose in life. Marie changes her name to Mariah Robinson and heads to the resort town of Garden Isle, Georgia. Mariah spends her days taking pictures and doing volunteer work for a local organization Foundations for Families. Mariah strikes up a friendship with a forty-ish British woman named Serena Westford. Unbeknownst to Mariah, Serena is the infamous Black Widow killer whom the FBI has been seeking for some time. Jonathan Mills is sent to Garden Isle in pursuit of the Black Widow. Knowing that the Black Widow has married and murdered seven men, most of whom were old and feeble, Jonathan plans to portray himself as a cancer patient to gain the Black Widow's interest. As part of this plan, Jonathan sets out to meet Mariah, who he hopes will introduce him to Serena. Mariah and Jonathan share an instant chemistry which leaves Mariah thinking about marriage and children. Although Jonathan is falling head over heels with Mariah he can't allow passion to get in the way of his master plan. Jonathan is determined to marry Serena and nail her as the Black Widow killer.
Click here to see the rest of this review

The review of this Book prepared by Sandra Calhoune

Chapter Analysis of Love With A Proper Stranger

Click on a plot link to find similar books!

Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Love Triangles/Polygons    -   Yes What kind:    -   one man-two women Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   business executive Effect of sexing    -   a better lover


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   70% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk 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

Books with storylines, themes & endings like Love With A Proper Stranger

Suzanne Brockmann Books Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
2 Ways to Search!

Our Chief Librarian