Guardian Angel Book Summary and Study Guide

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When an elderly neighbour of V. I. Warshawski is taken to the hospital and another neighbour (a lawyer with the same firm as V. I.'s ex-husband) and his wife make themselves her guardian and have her five dogs destroyed, the private investigator is very angry, and quickly gets involved in the dispute. At the same time the detective is hired by her friend, Mr Contreras, to find his buddy who disappeared shortly after staying the night with him. Vic follows up the two cases and finds they are linked and a major investment scam is in place. An attempt on her life, which incidentally hurts a friend of hers, and the discovery of the murdered lodger convinces our protagonist she is onto something big.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kind of investigator    -   hard boiled/private eye Any non-mystery subplot?    -   theft/fraud investigation Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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