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"Fraternity" is the story of Ron Hewlett, a detective who still believes in the basic good of mankind and Samantha MacKenzie, the NYU professor whose sister is murdered under mysterious circumstances. When Ron and his partner, Gerry, arrive at the local fraternity house, they're shocked to find it in shambles and the group of boys gathered together refusing to speak about anything. Four boys in particular stand out, and it's Ron's job to find out what is going on and who is responsible for the body they find in the house. As the body count rises, Ron finds himself attracted to the lovely Samantha - who also appears to be his number one suspect in the murders.
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Ron and Gerry discover secret after shocking secret not only about Samantha, but about the fraternity brothers, their leaders, and those in charge of it all. Meanwhile, there is a group of six women plotting the demise of the fraternity for their own twisted reasons, led by one woman who has sworn to protect her friends.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% Special suspect?    -   lover Murder of certain profession?    -   students/teachers Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   Proving innocence of very obvious suspect Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards lover Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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