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In Cabot Cove, Maine, the old Worrell Mansion is converted into the Worrell Institute for Creativity, an art colony where creative types can work while taking advantage of the spa and various psychological services. They can even undergo hypnotism.
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Shortly after the Institute's opening, musician Maureen Beaumont, is found shot in the head. It looks like a suicide, but the locals have their doubts. Then Jessica's friend, Norman Huffaker, disappears from the colony leaving a suicide note behind.

What is going on at the Worrell Institute for Creativity? Are the artists being programmed for suicide? Jessica investigates from within by immersing herself in the colony. In solving the mystery, she comes very close to becoming the next victim.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 80%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Murder of certain profession?    -   artists Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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