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Expecting to start a new life and possibly find her brother again, Sarah O'Neil agreed to be a mail order bride, only to be quickly disillusioned by non other than her fiancÚ. Mountie surgeon, John Calloway, can't believe the prank his fellow Mounties played on both himself and this innocent girl. However when he tries to rectify the situation and get Sarah on a train back home he finds that, marriage or not, she has no intention of leaving. When rumors being flying around town John sees no other way to save Sarah's reputation than to marry her, but can their arranged marriage lead to something deeper?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   arranged marriage spurring real love Who:    -   brother

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   doctor Age/status:    -   40's-50's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed


Prairie    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   60% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob 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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