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Captain Ring Montgomery finds himself reluctantly escorting LaReina, The Singing Duchess, through the Colorado gold fields during the time when a Civil War is brewing. He knows there's something more to it then her just
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wanting to sing to a bunch of dirty miners, he just has to find out what. LaReina, or Maddie Worth, has a secret she can't trust anyone with, especially not the high and mighty Captain trying to serve as her chaperone. A man who wants to start a war is holding her sister hostage and says he will kill her unless Maddie delivers messages for him. So she does what she's told and tries to keep Ring out of it, but of course, he's smarter then that.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   rescue kidnapped secondary character If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   entertainer


Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

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?    -   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?    -   1-2 sex acts

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