|Plot Summary of And Then You Die|
Bess is a photo journalist sent to Mexico to take vacation pictures of a small town. Her sister tags along to try to persuade her to pick a different career. During Bess' last assignment she was close to being a victim of guerrilla warfare, as the whole town was wiped out. As they near the town they hear dogs howling and it makes Bess remember the dogs howling from the guerrilla attack.
Her sister is a doctor and starts checking pulses, no one is alive...She sends her guide to the nearest village because the phone lines had been cut. It was too soon for help to arrive from the next village but the military comes in. She sends her sister into the hills because she is suspicious. She approaches the one of the soldiers and starts to ask questions but the soldier punches her. She wakes up in the hospital with many questions. The military leader (Esteban) is there and says her sister is dead in the morgue in the basement. He doesn't want her alive so tells his second in command (Kaldak) to take care of the woman. He takes her back to the village and he raids the church's tithing box. He tells her that he is in the CIA and they have been trying to catch Esteban.
This synopsis report prepared by Laura Allen
This story is about a women who went to a city for an "easy" job and ended up with a killer. She joins forces with a man who is a complete stranger but wants the same man she wants dead. The woman wants revenge on the man who killed her sister and she finally gets it.
This synopsis report prepared by Flateena
|Chapter Analysis of And Then You Die|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vigilante getting revenge
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
- pilot, airforce
- Deep South
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- descript. of breasts
A lot of techno jargon?
Kind of jargon?
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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