Silk and Shadows Book Summary and Study Guide

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A mystery type man filled with a need for vengence against a member of nobility. He trys to alienate all of noblemans accomplishments and to undermine all his assets. Revenge is tempered by his infatuation with fiance of enemy. Romance begins to blossom.He refuses to think he's in love until it's almost too late. His quest for vengence is strong and decisive until he finds that accountability for his actions are brought into forefront by his lady.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Seduction/coercion/force    -   Yes How seduced/forced?    -   seduction with money/position/power Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   rich/upper class    -   poor/lower class If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Who seduces whom?    -   man seducing woman

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   arrogant Unusual characteristics?    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy Effect of sexing    -   confused Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   30% How explicit is the sex?    -   touching of anatomy Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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