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Fremont Jones and her investigative partner/lover/spy, Michael Archer, return to her native city of Boston. Fremont's father is very ill. Fremont suspects that her neglectful stepmother, Augusta, is behind his illness. She arranges for her father to have round the clock nurses to attend to him. He quickly starts to improve, until one night, he suddenly dies of a heart attack. Unknown to her stepmother, Fremont has been left the bulk of her father's estate.
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Now it's up to Fremont to convince her father's doctor that he did not die of natural causes. Did an old friend of the family betray Fremont and her father? Did Augusta murder him thinking she would inherit everything? Fremont must find the enemy before they strike again.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1900-1920's Murder of certain profession?    -   "All in the family" murder Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's


City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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