Reckless Homicide Book Summary and Study Guide

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The hero is the legal advisor to an airline company where his brother Charlie works as a pilot. Our hero convinces the airline to rehire his brother after a drug-related suspension. They do and a plane piloted by Charlie crushes and his body is found filled with barbiturates. Our hero is then accused of reckless homicide of all the people on board due to his part in rehiring his brother. He and his lawyer lover put on a great defence, that seems both legally and factually hopeless. Clues slowly emerge that this is a bigger conspiracy than seems at first ...
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Legal Thriller    -   Yes Legal Plotlets    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Unusual forms of death    -   crushed Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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