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William Mainwaring goes to his country estate to recover from the heartbreak of losing the woman he was courting. When wandering in the woods, he meets Helen Wade, who he thinks is a village girl. She is completely unworldly and interested only in art. William finds her friendship soothing and gently seduces her.
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When William later realizes she is the daughter of his aristocratic neighbor, he flees to London in a panic. Helen is dragged to London by her family where she meets up with William again. This time, Helen is hostile to William. William realizes he is in love with her and must redeem himself in her eyes.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   rich/upper class

Main Male Character

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

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist Effect of sexing    -   blissful Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy 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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