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Joshua Falcon proposes to the first decent woman he sets his eye on, Jessie Adams, a diner waitress. If he doesn't marry he will forfeit his company as instructed by his father. So he marries Jessie and completely forgets about her for the following seven years, paying only for her monthly allowance and expenses.
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Jessie Adams dreams to graduate from college, have a career and do something big for her life. However her finances are limited and when Joshua presents her with a marriage bargain, she snaps it up. She hasn't however anticipated that Joshua will be an absentee husband and has no plans to know her, even finding out her real name.
After 7 years of separation, a much-changed Jessie returns back to Joshua without revealing her identity as his wife. She has become a successful interior designer and financially independent. However she yearns for a baby as her biological clock is ticking away. With the help of Joshua's father and lawyer, she sets up a seduction on Joshua with hopes in getting pregnant. Joshua is intrigued and intensely attracted to Jessie the first time he sets his eye on her. She is completely different from the women he has dated before. With other women, he doesn't work hard to get what he wants but with Jessie he learns to enjoy the intimacy of a relationship, either in or out of the bed. Consequently it hasn't taken him long to fall in love with her. He then decides to track down his estranged wife and divorce her so he can marry Jessie. However he does not know that both women are one and the same. Now Jessie has been caught up with her own lies that she fears she would lose Joshua.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   marriage of convenience spurring real love Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   Only wanting sperm/egg donor

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   business executive Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy

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    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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