|Plot Summary of Mitigating Circumstances|
Assistant District Attorney Lily Forester proudly stands in line to be appointed a judge. Sparks ignite between herself and a colleague. Soon after, due to a long failed marriage she moves out. This proves to be nearly fatal as she and her daughter suffer a brutal attack. This brings to surface Lily's past and the childhood molestation she never dealt with. Now Lily decides to get her revenge and vows her daughter will never suffer again.
This synopsis report prepared by Tracey Ray
|Chapter Analysis of Mitigating Circumstances|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
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)
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- a lawyer creature
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of male nudity
- rape (yeech!)
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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