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Jackpot Blood: A Nick Herald Genealogical Mystery Book Review Summary

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A small, struggling Louisiana Indian tribe receives federal recognition, but tribal unity unravels when someone--or something--begins murdering tribe members. Is the planned casino a factor? Nick Herald, genealogical sleuth, is hired by the tribe to help establish guidelines for enrollment. He lands in the middle of a free-for-all involving other Louisiana tribes, crooked politicians, a powerful local family, gambling syndicates, and drug runners. Finally, Nick must confront an age-old fury that threatens the tribe's very survival.
The review of this Book prepared by Jimmy Fox








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   "All in the family" murder Kind of investigator    -   no powwow with Indian killers Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   drugs Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scholar Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can read emotions    -   is very quick Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   flamed    -   impaled Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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