|Plot Summary of Holiday in Death|
Lieutenant Eve Dallas is a recovering cop trying to get back into her career and this case is perfect for her to prove herself. Set way in the future, this case begins with the murder of an innocent female which is the work of a serial killer. There are some obvious suspects but some obviously never suspected. The only thing all the victims have in common is that they used a personal dating service called Personally Yours. Solving this case will prove to her peers and to herself that she is capable enough to step back into the scene despite her past.
This synopsis report prepared by Evert Borgiaq
|Chapter Analysis of Holiday in Death|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
- near future
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- Big focus on forensic evidence
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings of fear/loss/inadequacy
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- New York
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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