S: TROPICAL KISS
FC: Haley Griffin !1st hour English 1
1: Tropical Kiss | ARUBA
2: Romance | Jan Coffey
3: Setting: Aruba Beginning Through The End of Summer | Off an island populated by millions of Natives
4: Morgan, who lives in the US visited her dad,who lives in Aruba\, while her mom remarries somewhere out of the country. Her dad didn't have much to do with her when she was younger. While she spends time with him, she realizes he has an office, a desk, a briefcase, and a filing cabinet that is always locked. One day,she sneaked in there to take a peek while he was in the shower. She found 5 different passports
5: with the same picture on them. She figured he was doing something illegal. Meanwhile, she fell in love with someone who worked for her dad in an oil refinery. He fell in love with her as well. The two were kidnapped by four guys from the mafia because they wanted to close a deal with her father. Come to find out, her father worked for the CIA and got the guys arrested. Morgan was supposed to leave her father that she had bonded with, and the guy she fell in love with, BUT her father surprised her by saying that she could live with them in Aruba.
6: Theme: The author wanted to show that people shouldn't jump to conclusions. Also, if you had a relationship with your father and lost it, do everything you can to get it back.
8: Morgan- a teenage girl with intellect. She has dark, long and wavy hair. Parents divorced when she was younger. Cy- Works for Morgan's dad. He is very sharp and quick witted. He is very sensitive and has a very sturdy head on his shoulders. Philip- Morgan's dad. Work-a-holic. He realizes what he has been missing out on: time spent with his daughter./He wanted to spend time with her before, but work kept getting in the way. 'The Chin'- does an illegal business. Works for the Mafia
9: when he is back in the states. Mac- Morgan's new friend she met in Aruba. Short hair, dark, and tom-boyish, Kate- Ex girlfriend of Cy. She does everything she can to get him back and take him away from Morgan. She is very rude and snobby. She has a LOT of money. | Morgan | Kate
10: Internal- Morgan misses her dad. External- Guy she likes has a stalker External- her broken leg limits her Internal- wants to be close to her dad but doesn't know how. External- The dad is having weird behavior. External- Kate is the stalker.
11: Morgan gives her dad another chance. The stalker finally got the point. Her leg healed. The dad takes time out of his busy schedule to spend time with Morgan. The dad's strange behavior was because he was working undercover for the CIA Cy runs Kate off.
12: Jan Coffey has been married since 1980. She uses a pen name. She and her husband have 2 kids. Her real name is Nikko. Her pen name is a mixture of her and her husband's name.
13: I really enjoyed reading this book. The way the writer wrote this made the book entertaining and flowing. There was never a dull spot. I would recommend this book to anyone. It is a variety of discussions. It's not for just one person. It would satisfy all who love to read.