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After the death of her cousin, Joanna returned to England after her self imposed exile to take care of her cousin's son. When she arrives at Wakefield Abbey she finds the little boy silent and locked in his own world with the father her cousin described as unfeeling.
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Guy de Salis, Marquess of Greaves is shocked to find a woman who looks exactly like his deceased wife on his doorstep. Reluctantly, he allows her to become his son's governess hoping that she would draw the boy out of his shell. In Joanna, Guy finds the warmth and happiness that has eluded him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes Children/Pregnancy:    -   kid(s) make adults sensitive

Main Male Character

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

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   90% 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 How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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