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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.
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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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Plot & Themes

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:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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