Deveron Hall Book Summary and Study Guide

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Lisa Marsden goes to her mother's ancestral home in the Sottish Highlands. When Lisa was a child her parents sent her to live in California while they made a film in London. To celebrate the completion of the film, Lisa's parents throw a house party. The party is crashed when Lisa's father is found stabbed and with his wife standing next to him with the knife in her hands. She was judged criminally insane and sent to an asylum. Lisa believes her mother is innocent and is trying to prove it. However, there is someone who wants Lisa to quit investigating and go away. After Lisa's own life is threatened, she knows for sure that there is still evil lurking at Deveron Hall and she must face danger to obtain justice.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Murder of certain profession?    -   actors/producers/directors Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   cooped up in spooky house    -   solving long-past murder Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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