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Sweeney is an artist who begins seeing ghosts! When people in her small town begin to talk, she moves to New York City where the ghosts don't talk and people don't know her.
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Sweeney is at the gallery where she displays her work when she feels a strange connection to her friend's estranged husband, Richard. Their attraction grows, and when she begins painting murder scenes in her sleep and going into shock afterward, only Richard's body heat can warm her.

After a failed blackmail attempt, Richard's soon to be ex-wife Candra, is murdered. Sweeney realizes a painting she has been working on was of Candra's death. She tries to finish the painting to reveal the killer, but someone involved in the plot recognizes the scene and decides she needs to be stopped. Sweeney's life is endangered, and she must rely on her own instincts and her lover, Richard, to protect her.
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Paris Sweeney is an artist who has recently recieved a psychic ability. She sees ghosts, knows all the answers to jeopardy, and traffic lights turn green as she nears them, amoung other gifts. She wakes one morning to discovor she has sleepwalked and painted a murder scene in her sleep. She finds out the person is dead. She is attracted to Richard Worth, a millionaire going through a messy divorce. She refuses to start affair with him until his divorce is final but she needs him to hold her and help her combat the terrible cold she feels after psychic painting part of a potrait of a murder that hasn't happened yet. She hopes she can find out who it is before the person dies. She paints a picture of Richards wife and awakes to find wife already dead and he is the prime suspect. Police also focus on Paris when they are tipped about the painting.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   business executive    -   wealthy Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:    -   clairvoyant    -   can see into the future Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   blissful Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed 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    -   Weiner 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

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