From the Dark Places Book Summary and Study Guide

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Kate, a young widow with a small daughter, discovers that entities from another dimension (and the cult that worships them) are trying to destroy her and her child, as well as prevent the conception of her future child, destined to become a great fighter on the side of good. Kate must accept and develop her latent psychic talents, allow her daughter to do the same, and realize that the universe is stranger and more dangerous than she ever believed.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with mental/magical powers Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   clairvoyant    -   can read emotions


Terrain    -   Mountains Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   descript of touching personal anatomy    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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