|Plot Summary of Dark Paradise|
|"Marilee Jennings goes to New Eden, Montana to visit her old friend and to start her life over. When she gets there she discovers her friend is dead and is determined to find out what really happened. She has suspicions about many people who have a stake in her friends ranch, including J.D. Rafferty, but also discovers that she has fallen in love with this tough hearted cowboy. Will her love lead her to her own death?"
Tanna LoHouse, Resident Scholar
|"Main Character leaves her home to visit a friend in Montana. When she gets there she finds her friend's home trashed and her friend has been murdered. She sets out to find out who killed her friend and why. "
Meredith Howle, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Dark Paradise|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- climbing on trails
- lots of descript of animal care
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- very gorey references to torture
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- little dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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