The Dream Book Summary and Study Guide

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Genny Austin has been suffering from nightmares since the murder of her husband two years earlier. Walking on the beach seems to help her relax after her dreams but one night she encounters three men on the beach who intend to rape her. Jack Brennan shows up just in time to save her and finds himself instantly attracted to her. The only problem is Jack is a love 'em and leave 'em type who doesn't believe in love and Genny has only been with one man in her whole life.
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    Jack is willing to take his time to get what he wants from Genny and in the process he and his friends become involved in the mystery of trying to solve the meaning of Genny's dreams. Even though it was thought that the dreams were about her husband's murder it is becoming evident that there is a different meaning.
    Meanwhile Jack is busy trying to find the money to save his salvage ship from being repossessed by the bank. A storm causes a cargo ship to sink and Jack hopes to be able to salvage the cargo and save his own ship.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   angst over dead lover

Main Male Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   librarian


Water?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   50% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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