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Audrey Discoll is the loyal granddughter who has cared for her sister and grandfather since a very young age. Orphaned at 13, she feels the same desires her father did, to explore the world. However, she feels she has a responsibility to her family. Suddenly she decides to leave, just for a summer. In the South of France she meets James and Violet, who later introduce her to a man she realizes is her soul mate. Charles Parker-Scott takes her halfway around the world convincing her that she must follow her own heart. However, in China, she must decide to stay and give aid to an abandoned orphanage or leave and go with Charles. He leaves, she stays. She knows when she does get home she can meet up with him again, but she doesn't realize that many things will inevitably change while she's away.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Searching/Rekindling love?    -   Yes Lost Lover:    -   rekindling love after long time Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   (general) search for identity/new understanding If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

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

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   photographer Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   China Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   70% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   5-9 sex acts

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