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Sacred and Profane Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Sacred and Profane

When two bodies, charred beyond recognition, are discovered and identified as teenage girls, Pete Decker is forced to investigate. Deep into the crack dens of Hollywood Boulevard he must go, soon to discover that both girls are involved in the pornography industry. He also discovers they died of horrific deaths. Why were they murdered? Decker will soon find out the intricate story behind the murders of bribery, denial, and betrayal.
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Two girls are burned beyond recognition, beginning a long investigation into the crack dens of Hollywood, where Decker is searching for the murderer(s).
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Special suspect?    -   chronically deranged person Murder of certain profession?    -   prostitutes/stripper/porn Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   character killed during/after sexing    -   Big focus on forensic evidence Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards lover Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   descript. of other female areas Unusual forms of death    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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