Wicked Widow Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Wicked Widow, Madelein, got her nickname from the rumours of her killing her husband only a few months after their marriage.
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   Mr Artemis Hunt, a member of the highest society, has a secret which, if it were known by the town, would shut all the doors of the members of the town.
   Somehow the Wicked Widow knows about his secret and forces him to help her find her maid, when she is kidnapped. Will she destroy everything he has fought for? And why hasn't she slept for several nights, has it something to do with her dead husband?
The review of this Book prepared by Miss Elin Samuelsson

Wealthy widow seeks assistance from reclusive man to help her discover if her dead husband has come back from the dead to threaten her & her family. Eventually of course this leads to a romance between them.
The review of this Book prepared by Kim Mills

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer    -   rescue kidnapped secondary character    -   searching for a loved one Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   (general) search for identity/new understanding

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   gambler    -   scholar Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   angry    -   sensitive    -   guilty

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   a better lover    -   indifferent Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   scientific labs    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   10%    -   30% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk    -   rape/molest (yeech!) Focus of story    -   equally on him and her    -   equally on two couples How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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