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    Angelina Tosconna is a beginner novelist who meets and falls head over heels in love with Samuel Wade who is a singer/performer. Angelina sees Sam at a concert and then contacts him by phone. They both plan to meet each other and hit it off right away. They both fall in love. He was the first man she ever made love with. She then leaves not wanting to see him again. Then her cousin wins raffle tickets to Sam's Concert 8 months later. They go and Sam spots her and they resume their affair again. She moves in with him and they get engaged but his ex girlfrined shows up with a baby claiming he is the father. Angelina then leaves Sam knowing he will do the right thing.
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    She moves to Montana to start over and finds out she is pregnant with Sam's baby. Not letting him know she keeps this secret to herself. She meets up with Stephen Ross. This man will keep his control over her and everyone she loves, including Sam. He threatens her if she sees Sam he will hire a hitman to get rid of him. Her books become published and she becomes well known. Sam finds out that his girlfriend had lied to him about being the baby's father. He then goes to Montana to bring Angelina back to Los Angeles with him. He finds out that he has a baby son. They have an encounter by the lake in Montana. She refuses to go back because of Stephen's threats. And asks Sam to wait a few months until she can leave Stephen. Both men fight over Angelina in a hotel room.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Love Triangles/Polygons    -   Yes What kind:    -   one woman-two men Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   rekindling love after long time If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   entertainer Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   confident    -   mature    -   sensitive    -   indifferent

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   writer Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:    -   is very quick Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful    -   mature


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest    -   California Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   lot of descript of animal care Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   rape/molest (yeech!) Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   5-9 sex acts

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