|Plot Summary of The Scent of Murder|
|"Marissa isn't happy when she finds out that her ex-husband's fiance has been killed in her office. The police would love to arrest her despite the fact that she has an alibi. Her boss would love to fire her for the bad press the company is getting. Her only choice is to find out who really committed the murder before one or the other get their way."
Emma, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Scent of Murder|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards family/friends
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- business executive
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
Motive of antagonist
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
Is this an e-book?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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