|Plot Summary of Deep Freeze|
Zebra, Mar 2005, 7.99, 507 pp.
Unable to cope with the memories of her sister dying on the set, film star Jenna Hughes leaves Southern California to relocate with her two daughters in Oregon. While her remote ranch provides Jenna with solace, her teenager rebels.
Meanwhile Sheriff Shane Carter worries that a serial killer is murdering women. The culprit apparently abducts his victim, kills her and dips the corpse in hot wax so as to replicate Jenna. This predator is Jenna's biggest devotee. Soon Jenna will learn first hand how devoted her greatest fan is.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of Deep Freeze|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
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?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards family/friends
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Pacific NW
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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