Sanctuary Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sucessful photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway recieved taunted photos of her own, then the next was her long lost mothers; naked, and dead. Horrifyied she went back to her family's island home off the coast of Georgia, Sanctuary where she grew up with her brother, Brian and sister Alexa. Their mother disappeared in one night without a word. Over the year, everyone has wondered where she might be; left with another man, or dead, but now Jo learned that her mother was dead. Murdered. Then Nathan Delaney appeared unexpectedly to Sanctuary claiming to know the secrets behind Jo's mother's death.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% 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?    -   40% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   solving long-past murder Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   photographer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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