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Kurt Rainer left his hometown with a bad reputation and bitterness in his heart. After twelve years he's back—and involved in a murder. He never was a suitable father for a boy, and even less so now. Maggie wants passion and integrity, strength and independence. Can she find these qualities in the man who once abandoned her?
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BRIDGES gave A SUITABLE FATHER a Platinum review: "A tantalizing weave of love, adventure and deception... renders the reader yearning for a sequel."
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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:    -   son Family focus?    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   explorer Age/status:    -   40's-50's Sex makes him    -   mature    -   sensitive    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   business executive Effect of sexing    -   a better lover    -   mature


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails    -   falling off    -   climbing with ropes

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 Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   mostly dialog

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