Killer Pancake Book Summary and Study Guide

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Goldy is a caterer in Colorado who is newly married to a cop, has a teenage son Arch and a protege named Julian Teller who helps her. Julian is in the throes of his first love affair with Claire who ends up murdered while working at a saleslady for a prestigious makeup company at a department store. Picketers, a near bombing, a rival makeup company and a huge catering event that will substantially help Goldy's income all come together while Goldy tries to find the killer and help Julian cope. Goldy must also invent low fat recipes and boost the moral of her best friend who survived a heart attack while searching for Claire's killer.
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The review of this Book prepared by Darlene Magdaluyo

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Special suspect?    -   chronically deranged person Murder of certain profession?    -   conventioneers Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   Proving innocence of very obvious suspect Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   food/cooking Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   chef Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

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

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