Angel in the Dark Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mariana Morgan is recently widowed and is adjusting the living alone with her cats. She decides to join a meditation group to help her cope with the murder of her husband and the loss of her job. As she learns about the new age culture and gets involved in the group deeper, Mariana learns that she has natural healing abilities and that the meditation group is under attack by a spiritual killer. Mariana must stop the killer with the help of the spirits that speak thru the psychic Suzanne. In the process Mariana come to terms with the circumstances behind her husband's death and even begins to think about starting a new relationship. While the book begins with a sad tone it ends on an optimistic note.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   depressing/sad How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Kind of investigator    -   psychic investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings of fear/loss/inadequacy Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   clairvoyant Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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