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Emmylou Sargent runs a bed and breakfast in a small town in Idaho. The town is populated by many harmless but eccentric characters who used to be patients at a sanitorium for the insane. Emmylou hardly gets any business and spends most of her time trying to look after her grandmother and aunt, both of whom used to work in a brothel and spend most of their time talking about sex.
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Handsome and ambitious businessman, Joe Moncrief, arrives from New York as a guest at the bed and breakfast. He is only in town for a short stay in order to set up a business deal which will bring a factory to the area, but tries seducing Emmylou while he is there. Meanwhile, the town folk are opposed to the business which will upset their way of life, so, Emmylou sets about to seduce Joe, not only to her bed but also to the beauty of small town life. Emmylou's relatives decide to help by playing matchmaker and eventually, most of the town is trying to get Joe to abandon his business deal and fall in love with Emmylou.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   trying to carry out business objective If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   business executive Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% 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?    -   3-4 sex acts

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