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In 12th century England, Adrian of Warfield, Earl of Shropshire, thinks Meriel de Vere is a poacher in the forest. Not wanting to get her family in trouble during this time of civil war, she does not tell Adrian who she really is. He holds her captive in his castle and tries to coerce the beautiful Meriel into becoming his mistress. Even when he proposes marriage, Meriel wants so strongly to escape that she throws herself out a window.
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The fall from the window causes amnesia. Meriel can no longer remember she fears Adrian, and instead, falls in love and marries him. Adrian is now able to love Meriel in return, but their love is threatened when Meriel's memory returns.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   amnesiatic Captor, in love with    -   Yes If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% 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    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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