|Plot Summary of Blood Work|
Retired FBI agent Terril McCaleb is recovering from a heart transplant. He believes that the donor was killed in an robbery. The donor's sister approaches him to investigate what really happened to her sister. He learns that her death was anything but random. He picks up on a series of clues that, surprisingly, the LAPD had missed. The more he learns, the more he realizes, that he fits the killer's profile that he has put together. He now not only has to find the true killer, but clear his own name as well.
This synopsis report prepared by Maureen Collier
|Chapter Analysis of Blood Work|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- nearly 100%
- investigator him/herself
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Big focus on forensic evidence
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- physical disability/illness
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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