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Elaine and her two best friends, Jackie and Pat, have been extremely close ever since they first meet in divorce court when they were divorcing their respective spouses. Every year they take a vaction together, and this year, dispite Elaine's objections, they are taking a cruise. Elaine worries about the wall to wall meals, the smallness of her room, and the fact that many of her fellow passengers are annoying. But her problems intensify when Jackie gets sick (or is poisoned?) and Pat takes a nasty fall down some stairs. When she overhears a mysterious phone conversation, and recieves a threatening letter, Elaine realizes that someone is out to kill her and her friends. Threre are three ex-husbands to suspect, and Elaine also begins to think that Sam, her shipboard romance may be a hitman. She must race against time to find out who the killer is.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very humorous How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   40% Special suspect?    -   lover Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards lover Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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