|Plot Summary of Shadow of Guilt|
Shadow of Guilt opens with prominent PR man Chip Keller on top of the world, but it's about to come crashing in on him. On a night he should've been home for his youngest daughter's birthday, he feels compelled to schedule a business event, lingering at the very moment a vengeful arsonist is setting his home ablaze, killing his wife.
Chip arrives home to a life that has been shattered. Stricken with guilt, he drops out of life, then struggles to reclaim it, trying to rescue a guilt-ridden woman by finding her kidnapped son and re-connecting with his children, who blame him for what happened.
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|Chapter Analysis of Shadow of Guilt|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
- business executive
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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