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In England in 1810 Tess Leighton is the owner of small inn in Rye. Due to financial trouble she is at risk of losing her family estate. Determined to save it she puts herself into danger masquerading as the Fox, an infamous smuggler of the time who plunders the rich and gives to the poor.
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Viscount Dane Ravenshurst is sent to catch the infamous Fox as there are strong suspicions that he is a traitor and a spy. What he finds in the Sussex coast is Tess, the woman who haunts his troubled dreams, the woman he once loved and who would have been his wife by now if not for her past betrayal. During one of her masquerades as Fox he saves her life and discovers her dangerous secret.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   out for emotional revenge If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   90% 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    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   5-9 sex acts

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