Missing: Emily Book Summary and Study Guide

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Child psychiatrist Dana Ford has been haunted for years by the mysterious disappearance of her twin brother and the secrets of her family's past, but has always somehow managed to ignore her terrifying suspicions. That is, until she is assigned the seemingly impossible task of keeping her latest patient, ten-year-old firebug Emily Markham, from the hands of her abusive diplomat father. Unable to stop herself from getting more than personally involved, Dana must soon ask if she is willing to sacrifice her career, her family, and even her own life in her search for answers - for Emily, and for herself!
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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 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...    -   hunted by killer/stalker

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   psychiatrist Age:    -   20's-30's


Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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