Uneasy Alliance Book Summary and Study Guide

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Torr Latimer is intrigued by Abby Lyndon the first time he sees her in their flower arranging class. She is cheery and undisciplined, pretty much the complete opposite of Torr. Torr finally decides that he must make her his, and sets out to do so.
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Abby is wary of Torr due to a previous unhappy relationship she had with a domineering man. Torr is intense and posessive, everything that Abby avoids in men. But Torr is determined to change her mind about him and have a relationship with her.
When someone begins blackmailing Abby about an innocent weekend spent with her cousin's husband, her first instinct is to flee. When Torr learns of her situation, he insists on taking her away to his cabin in hopes of drawing out the blackmailer. He also hopes to further his relationship with Abby. They grow closer until the blackmailer reappears, revealing some disturbing information about the death of Torr's wife three years ago. Abby's doubts about Torr resurface, complicating both their lives and their search for the blackmailer. Will they be able to work out their relationship and figure out who's behind the blackmail before he does even more damage?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   domineering Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   investigating theft/fraud If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   trader Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   arrogant    -   blissful    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   blissful


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   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?    -   3-4 sex acts

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