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Catherine Bennett's bad day turns into a real nightmare when a man is shot and dies in her arms. The murder victim stole information from a group of ruthless criminals, and the killer thinks he told Cathy where he hid it before he died. After Cathy is kidnapped, threatened and nearly killed, she decides she'd better find the information before the criminals do. How else is a girl supposed to be able to make a trip to the dry cleaner in peace?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...    -   hunted by killer/stalker

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references

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