|Plot Summary of Nine Coaches Waiting|
Linda Martin, a young English orphan fresh out of school was strangly enough asked to go to France, to be an English teacher for a young nine year old boy.
After arriving at the large estate, she finds the boy is also an orphan. Being only nine, his uncle and aunt are caring for him, as well as the estate until he comes of age.
Linda finds the boy pale, and unhappy. He seems to be frightened of his uncle, and he doesn't seem close to his aunt. They don't seem to be to interested in the boy's happyness, or care how lonely and sad he seems to by.
As time passes, the boy grows close to his new English teacher, but then accidents start happining. The accidents are all life threatining, but there is always an excuse, and no suspects can be found
This synopsis report prepared by Linda Schaile
Accepting a job as governess to a boy, an Englishwoman arrives at an isolated mansion in France. She stumbles straight into a murderous intrigue and puts her life on the line to protect her young charge. Nine Coaches Waiting has become a classic in the romantic suspense genre.
This synopsis report prepared by Regina Pounds
|Chapter Analysis of Nine Coaches Waiting|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
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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