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    In this wonderful novel, Nellie Grayson, a sweet, slightly overweight young lady, spends her time toiling in her younger sister's shadow. Yet despite her shyness, and her desire to cater to her sister's happiness, Nellie finds herself the focus of Jace Montgomery's attention. But as happy as they both may be, there are forces working against Nellie and Jace. Nellie's younger sister, Terel, is insanely jealous of her sister's good fortune. And Nellie's fairy godmother, Berni, seems to do her more ill than good.
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    Jude Deveraux developed rich and endearing characters, and a plot that keeps one reading for hours and hours.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Struggling with whom?    -   Sister Virgin, dramatically devirginized    -   Yes Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes Family, sick/caring for    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful    -   mature    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   homemaker Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   blissful    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   30% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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