The Lost Wives of Dunwick Book Summary and Study Guide

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When Elizabeth Whittier discovered she was to wed the dashing Lord Michael Tyrone, she quickly gave him her heart never doubting that he loved her. However, when he took her home to his castle in Dunwick, he became a brooding stranger. After a little "bird" told her that Michael only married her for her money, she began to look at her husband in a whole new light. Then mysterious, dangerous, perhaps even deadly things started happening to her. Was Michael trying to kill her?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by authorities/family    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer    -   stranded in isolated area Struggling with whom?    -   Daughter Virgin, dramatically devirginized    -   Yes Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Is really...    -   a criminal (possibly) Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

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


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   food/shelter preoccupation Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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