Midnight in Ruby Bayou Book Summary and Study Guide

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Faith Donovan is a jewelry designer unwittingly caught up in international espionage involving a missing ruby called the Heart of Midnight. Owen Walker is the man assigned by her family to be her protector. Faith and Walker were both burned by love before and try to resist the inevitable attraction they feel as they fight to stay alive long enough to test the boundaries.
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The review of this Book prepared by Yvette

A jewelry designer who has lost at love, and yearns for the same happiness her siblings have, finds love with a friend of her brother's, who assists her in finding out who wants to kill her over a mystery necklace.
The review of this Book prepared by Stephanie Owens

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer    -   searching for a treasure Making a living subplot    -   Yes Making a living:    -   working at a business In love with caretaker or teacher    -   Yes Family focus?    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   trader    -   government investigator Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South    -   Pacific NW Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Russia Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   40%    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   rape/molest (yeech!) Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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