|Plot Summary of Shadows of Trickle Creek|
|"Adrienne Pierce has grown up in the small town of Trickle Creek, Texas, training horses for Elizabeth Devlin, a wealthy eccentric. Elizabeth's grandson, Nowell, assaulted Adrienne a few years ago, and left town to avoid punishment. Nowell is returning to Trickle Creek, and Adrienne has to make a decision. The morning of Nowell's return, his grandmother dies mysteriously, and Adrienne becomes the prime suspect.
Trying to investigate the murder on her own, Adrienne finds herself having to get close to Nowell. Chief Deputy Simon Gray believes Adrienne is innocent, and together, they work to find the real murderer, but uncover some painful secrets from Adrienne's past."
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|Review Analysis of Shadows of Trickle Creek|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- accused criminal
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
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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