|Plot Summary of Darkness Within|
A young boy's brutal murder is witnessed in a vision by Susan Moore. Riddled with guilt for not having saved the boy, she soon feels her life spiraling out of control.
In a small Texas town, Sheriff Steven Ames is desperate to catch a murder before tragedy strikes again.
Together, Ames and Moore hope to stop the killer. But Susan must come to grips with the limitations of her psychic abilities while Ames has to battle his own feelings of inadequacy and deal with a town that no longer has faith in his abilities as a peace officer.
As they begin to track the killer, they are soon faced with their greatest fears . . . as they discover that they have become the hunted.
This synopsis report prepared by Steven A. Pajak
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|Chapter Analysis of Darkness Within|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 40%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Somewhat obvious
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- psychic investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- minority/women/homosexual issues
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Has special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- descript. of breasts
A lot of techno jargon?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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