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   Catherine Fullbright is a woman who has vowed never to marry, her and her devoted friends have formed the Spinsters Club, each for their own reasons. Catherine has vowed never to marry because she does not want to be tied to a man who abuses her like her father. Catherine's father sees her as plain jane, unequitable, where as her younger sister, Elizabeth, is a diamond of the first water, blond and beautiful, but evil like their father in every way. Elizabeth has already found a fiance, Quint Childers, Lord Valentine, but her father feels as if his special daughter can find a better match. Since Catherine is the older sister and must marry first, her father comes up with a devious plan to get rid of Elizabeth current fiance and compromise his oldest daughter into marriage.
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   Quint Childers, a Marquess, is an aspiring politican, and he needs a wife and hostess to further his ambitions. He proposes to Elizabeth because she has the perfect qualities of a politician's wife, beautiful and popular. When Quint becomes acquainted with his fiance's sister, he finds her to be disagreable and dowdy, but he still finds himself attracted to her more than his fiance.
    On the morning after the wedding, Quint finds himself married to Catherine instead of Elizabeth, and finds out that her father had drugged them both and performed the ceremony. Stuck in a marriage he believes Catherine helped decieve him into, Quint tries to shape Catherine into the wife he wants. As Catherine and Quint fall in love, despite the circumstances, Quint is angered at the abuse Catherine has suffered at the hands of her father. Together they must fight her evil father,sister, and her emotional fearfulness before they can pave a smooth path to happiness.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   married off against wishes Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   angst over abusive parents

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed Effect of sexing    -   blissful    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk 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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