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Can a single mom find happiness on a blind date--or at least a male who can cut up his own food? Cassie and Mike believe they're "in like" not "in love", but when down-on-his-luck Mike is evicted, Cassie takes him in. Cassie's two young sons think Mike is the "dad of their dreams" and push the two hard-working souls together. Mike starts fixing everything from window screens to broken hearts. But Cassie is reluctant to let him fix hers...
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999    -   2000+ (Present Day) Making a living subplot    -   Yes Making a living:    -   struggle to escape poverty    -   working at a business    -   working ordinary lives    -   attempting to get higher position Who:    -   son If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her    -   they alternate Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes Children/Pregnancy:    -   brat children need muzzling    -   kid(s) make adults sensitive Family focus?    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   laborer/blue collar Age/status:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   chef/cook Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   blissful    -   mature


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   90%    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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