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This mystery/drama set on Cape Cod begins with a hurriedly closed "accidental" drowning of a local marine biologist.   During the story, secrets held by friends of the victim begin to unfold. Secrets that go back to their days in high school.
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At the victim's funeral two young mourners reunite and begin a romantic relationship. This romance is often interrupted by metaphysical and paranormal twists that lead them to clues about the murder.
They unwittingly become the sleuths in solving this mystery by the spiritual forces guiding them to places and to people that all have something to do with the murder.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Special suspect?    -   investigator him/herself Murder of certain profession?    -   students/teachers Kind of investigator    -   psychic investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Horror plotlets    -   the ghost chased me! Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can read emotions    -   mind reading    -   teleportation


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   touching of anatomy Unusual forms of death    -   drowned Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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