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    Amy Rosabel is an exiled princess of a small european country, she is secretly living in a small village on the coast of England with an old woman, Miss Victorine, who saved her life two years before. The villagers are all plagued by poverty due to a ruthless landlord, the Marquess of Northcliff, who collects their rents and otherwise ignores their existance. Desperate for a solution, Amy plots to kidnap the Marquess and collect a ransom for which she can distribute among the villagers and escape with Miss Victorine.
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    Jermyn Edmondson, the Marquess of Northcliff, is a man is who is bored with life, his Uncle manages his estates and all the women in London no longer interest him. Jermyn, who has returned to his country estate to recuperate from a carriage accident, is surprised when a servant serves him tea and he wakes up in an unknown cellar. When Amy and Miss Victorine explain the circumstances of his kidnapping, he is deeply angered and vows revenge, even though he burns to seduce Amy.
    The situation shifts when Jermyn's Uncle refuses to pay the ransom and Jermyn, who has managed to free himself, sticks around anyway. He discovers that his Uncle has been trying to plot his demise, so he makes a plan to see that his Uncle is brought to justice, but first he must convince Amy, whom he has grown to love, to be his wife. As the two wed, Amy is found by an emissary from her country, but she refuses to return, especially since her and Jermyn's love has created the future heir of Northcliff.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   rich/upper class Captor, in love with    -   Yes If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Effect of sexing    -   obedient    -   blissful Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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