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H is for Homicide Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of H is for Homicide

Kinsey Milhone is back in action; working on a case for California Fidelity, the insurance company where her office is located at. An unusual numbers of claims have been filed and fraud is a definite possibility. She befriends Bibianna, the person whose claim she is investigating and ends up spending the night in jail with her. When their bail is made she assumes it is due to the deal she made with the cops to help their case. However, it is Bibianna's old fiancee' . a gang leader, who takes both of them back to his place at gun point where Kinsey is hoping she can do some more investigating.
This report prepared by Amy in Wisconsin



In this book, Kinsey Millhone has to play cover-up so she can REALLY find out who this killer is up to and what he is after. She is actually working on the death of a claims adjuster for a California insurance company. She goes from a Los Angeles barrio in pursuit of a violent criminal, into jails and hospitals, and into a grungy bar named the Meat Locker. She finds some surprises there about this killer, and continues on her way following up on him, hoping to capture this monster and put him away for good.
This report prepared by Boppy








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   white collar fraud or theft General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   private investigator    -   champion of justice Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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