Final Respects Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mortician Stuart Honich would like to sink his teeth into the tender young necks of his boss's bratty daughters. Doug Milligan would like his wife to accept his career as a policeman. Glory hound Rick Strickland wants to dump his mistress in order to further his career. When the Milligan's babysitter is murdered, Doug's wife leaves and he is forced to reconsider his own career while solving a string of bizarre incidents, including two murders.
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Excellent book! The author knew her subject and even did ride-alongs with several police departments while researching this book.
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Plot & Themes

Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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