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The illicit drug trade, narcoterrorists, and stolen Russian missiles come together in a tale of international suspense pitting undercover DEA agent Jack Keller against the maker of deadly new form of designer-drug Ecstasy. As Keller searches for the source of the drug he quickly begins to suspect an informant within his midst and no longer knows who he can trust. A mysterious magazine writer who seems to have more information on the drug than even the DEA quickly gains his confidence as well as his heart as the adventure heats up taking them on a fast-paced journey into danger.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW    -   Mid-Atlantic states The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Central    -   South Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Misc setting    -   scientific labs

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    -   touching of anatomy    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of other female areas Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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