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    Charles Draysmith has returned to Knightsdale as the new Marquis since the death of his brother and his wife two months earlier. He arrives to discover that his brother was very much an absentee lord whose left his two young daughter orphans and in the care of Charles himself.
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    Emma Peterson is the local vicar's daughter and she has taken up residence in Knightsdale's castle to act as a governess for the two young girls until their regular governess returns. She is astounded that Charles, a childhood friend, has finally returned to take up the reins as the new Marquis of Knightsdale. As soon as she sees him, she remember her adolescent crush she carried for him for many years.
   When Charles sees Emma again for the first time in years, he is astounded by how she has grown into a desirable young woman, and he is also impressed on how well she deals with his young nieces. Charles decides she would be the perfect wife for him because she is suitable, desirable and there. When Charles starts spouting off all the logical reasons for them to marry, Emma promptly loses her temper and throws a ceramic dog at him!
   Emma fights her attraction and secret love for Charles as he avidly courts her and seduces her. Charles, who looked at marriage as a logical solution, begins to fall in love for Emma, but the two have an obstacle neither expected, an old conspiracy that leads to lost treasure. The two must discover who is making secret forays around the castle at night, before the prowler decides Charles is the way and tries to get rid of him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   childhood friends becoming grownup lovers Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   searching for a treasure If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   obedient    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   blissful    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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