|Plot Summary of Kansas Troubles|
Albenia (Benni) Harper travels to Kansas to meet new husband San Celina Police Chief Gabriel Ortiz' family. At a party introducing her to Gabe's friends, Tyler Brown, an aspiring country singer and former member of the local Amish community who has been shunned, is murdered during a party game in the corn fields. All signs point to one of the party goers.
This synopsis report prepared by Abby White
Benni Harper travels with her new husband Gabriel Ortiz to Kansas and the farm where he grew up. But the honeymoon is over very quickly when a folk singer, ex-Amish, is murdered during a family party and Benni decides to investigate.
This synopsis report prepared by Christine G.
|Chapter Analysis of Kansas Troubles|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Unusual forms of death
- blunt clubbing (like seals)
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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