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Jane Scott, a wealthy Quaker, lives peacefully in rural Vermont riding her horses in shows. Her serenity is shattered when she and her friend Victoria discover a murder victim. They are caught up in a mystery involving theft of horses who either have a murder contract on them by their owners to collect on insurance money, or who have been stolen to sell for meat. The trail leads to Montana where Jane teams up with a woman rancher to discover the horse thief.
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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:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   white collar fraud or theft General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch    -   lots of descript of animal care

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   lesbians! Unusual forms of death    -   frying (electrocuted) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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