Romantic Heroes

by Aussie Meyer
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Story


As we all know, Rosie M. Banks, famous romance novelist, is also Mrs. Bingo Little when she steps away from the typewriter keyboard and sheds the nom-de-plume. Currently, five of her best efforts are in print and selling briskly: Two Hearts That Beat As One, Love's Awakening, The Cry of the Turtledove, Souls Entwined, and In Another Life. The heroines of these novels: Anabel, Bettina, Cynthia, Danielle, and Emily, all find their true loves, Francesco, Gregory, Heathcliff, Ian and Jameson, overcome all obstacles and wind up in a life of wedded bliss.

What one doesn't realize is that Bingo Little is the inspiration for all five of these wonder-men. Yes, some chivalrous act of Bingo's caused Rosie to dream up each of the heroes. There was the time he pulled a thorn from the paw of her pekinese, the occasion on which he sang a love poem to her, the time he dove into a closing elevator to keep from losing her, the loving way he tied on an apron and made her muffins when she was tired, and the brave way that he threw a snowball at a literary critic, that filled her mind with these noble male characters.

There are certain similarities between these 5 books, but each is special to the authoress. From the 7 clues below, can you tell which book, featuring which hero and heroine, was inspired by what romantic act of Bingo's?


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Clues

  1. Jameson was inspired by the singing of the love poem.
  2. The five books are: the one having Danielle as heroine, the book inspired by the snowball slung at the critic, the story featuring Francesco, the tale about Heathcliff, and "Souls Entwined".
  3. "Love's Awakening" (the story of Emily), was more popular than the book inspired by Bingo's treatment of the Pekinese with the thorn in its paw.
  4. "In Another Life" was inspired by either warm muffins or a cold snowball.
  5. When Bingo sang his love poem, it didn't inspire Rosie to write the story of Danielle.
  6. Bingo's muffins didn't inspire the character Heathcliff.
  7. There was the story of Bettina (which was inspired by Bingo's elevator dive), and the story of Anabelle: one of these had Gregory as a hero, and the other wasn't entitled "The Cry of the Turtledove".



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