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David Harrowsen is an agent with Colorado Bureau of Investigation. With his wife, Althia, he is taking time off in Rye, CO to contemplate his future with the CBI. A series of sinister events unfold: Althia finds herself being stalked; a ranch wife is brutally attacked; and a newcomer to Rye commits suicide. The central character in these incidents is Lillith Gamble, a beautiful, talented, but troubled girl who wishes to follow a career in theater. David and Althia are determined to discover the mystery behind these events.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 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% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   solving long-past murder Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards family/friends Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

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

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