By Hate Possessed Book Summary and Study Guide

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This book involves the main character Rowena Grant, an ex-cop with ten years experience, who decides to start her own private investigations business with another female associate. Her old boss at the department comes to her for help with a case involving a maniacal killer who is systematically killing female officers with poison filled darts while they are on duty. As the killings progress from poison darts to shootings to brutal stabbings, Rowena uses her police skills and contacts to hunt for clues and witnesses so she can try to reveal the identity of the killer. Things start to get more interesting when she reveals clues eluding to the fact that the killer might indeed be another officer, or even better, an extremely high ranking official inside of the police force.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Murder of certain profession?    -   lawmen Kind of investigator    -   hard boiled/private eye Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths

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