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As an aspiring actress from a backwater town, Nicole learns that there are far more talented and more beautiful girls all trying for the vehicle that will launch their career. While waiting for her big break, Nicole engages in some pretty shady dealings.
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When she encounters Jonathan Donner-playboy extraordinaire,sparks fly between these two and with Jonathan's family. Mrs. Donner, Sr. feels that Nicole is not worthy of the Donner name and resorts to uncovering her new daughter-in-laws past. Sparks and slaps fly, literally, when Angelique confronts Nicole with her past after Jonathan's accidental death. Was it an accident, or was Jonathan the intended victim? Who would want to discredit poor Nicole and rob her of her inheritance?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   40% Special suspect?    -   relative Murder of certain profession?    -   "All in the family" murder Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   clerk Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   on vacation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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