Once and For Always Book Summary and Study Guide

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Caitlin McBride, an American shoe designer, has returned to the town of Tenby, Wales with her teenaged daughter Mary in order to get her chaotic life in order. For several years Caitlin has been unhappily married to David, a habitual philanderer who humiliated Caitlin with his numerous affairs, his excessive drinking and his inability to become aroused by Caitlin. Although Caitlin knows in her heart that the marriage is over, she has delayed finalizing a divorce due to Mary's emotional turmoil over her parents' separation. On the first day Caitlin is back in Wales she runs into Trevor Morgan, a boy she fell in love with as a teenager nineteen years earlier. Although Trevor had always dreamed of making a life for himself in London, he is running the family's bar/restaurant, the White Knight in Tenby. Trevor has also been struck by tragedy when his young wife Gwen died during a surgical procedure. It isn't long before sparks are flying between Caitlin and Trevor. Trevor has fallen in love with Caitlin all over again, only now he has to convince her to give love a try the second time around.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   rekindling love after long time Who:    -   daughter If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Family focus?    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful

Main Female Character

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


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   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?    -   1-2 sex acts

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