The Playboy and the Widow Book Summary and Study Guide

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A confirmed bachelor, Cliff Howard wasn't prepared to trade in the fast lane. Diana Collins plowed through life hiding behind motherhood, determined to play it safe by living in the shadows. She'd suffered the ultimate loss in love. Cliff and Diana had both become adept at playing their roles--until the playboy met the widow.
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Forced to trade in his carefree life of expensive sports cars and fancy restaurants, confirmed bachelor and playboy Cliff Howard joins a carpool with station wagon-driving, widowed mother Diana Collins, and unlikely sparks fly.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Making a living subplot    -   Yes Is really...    -   rich/upper class If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Family focus?    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   arrogant    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   homemaker Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   mature


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   mostly dialog

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