|Plot Summary of Private Sector|
Warner, Sept 2003, 24.95, 448 pp.
Major Sean Drummond loves the army and his job as a defense attorney representing soldiers in black-ops who broke the law. His boss General Clapper needs a rest from the major and his enthusiasms that always seem to get out of hand so he takes advantage of a loan out program where army lawyers work for a year in a civilian corporation.
He arranges a date with his predecessor in the loan out program but before he can meet her, she is viciously murdered in the Pentagon parking lot. Her sister Janet, also an attorney, comes to town and teams up with the major to try and find Lisa's killer. While working on a case for the law firm, he gathers some information from Lisa's computer that might lead to her killer and in the process gets the army, the FBI, the CIA and several corporate and criminal attorney's very angry at him for interfering in their business.
Anyone who likes an action thriller won't want to miss reading PRIVATE SECTOR. The protagonist is unique and refreshing with a memorable sense of humor that will have the audience chuckling out loud in the middle of a very tense scene. He is not a rebel but he likes doing things his way and that always gets him in trouble with his superiors. Brian Haig has written a work that will return him to the bestseller lists.
Harriet Klausner, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Private Sector|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
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?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- a lawyer creature
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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