Let Me Call You Sweetheart Book Summary and Study Guide

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Prosecutor Kerry McGrath sees a woman she thinks she recognizes in the office of plastic surgeon Dr. Smith while accompanying her young daughter, Robin, for an appointment. Kerry realises this woman eerily resembles a murdered woman, Suzanne Reardon, found strangled to death with sweetheart roses scattered over her body. It was a vicious crime the media dubbed the 'Sweetheart Murder' case. Suzanne's husband, Skip Reardon, was charged and convicted, due mostly in part to the suspect testimony of her father - the self-same Dr. Smith.
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Kerry starts to wonder why Dr. Smith would re-create the face of his dead daughter. This leads her down many avenues of investigation, including that of some shady clients of her criminal lawyer ex-husband that have been accused of corruption; a sophisticated man of wealth and a private art collection, Jason Arnott; and Dr. Smith himself.

As Kerry becomes more concerned that there might have been a miscarriage of justice, she faces negativity from all sides as she looks into the possiblity that Skip might be innocent. With her appointment to the judgeship on the line, Kerry defies all opposition and pursues justice at the risk of her own life and that of her daughter.

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Suzanne Reardon was killed and her husband Skip was in prison for the murder. He wanted to overturn the conviction and spoke with Lawyer Kerry White. Suzanne's father was a plastic surgeon who made women look like his daughter Suzanne. The ending did not turn out anything like you would ever expect.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Medical Thriller    -   Yes Medical Plotlets:    -   wild experiments on people Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Legal Thriller    -   Yes Legal Plotlets    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty Crime Thriller    -   Yes

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   little dialog

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