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Duncan Kincaid is a police superintendent who takes a timeshare vacation at an estate in England. However, not long after his arrival, an employee of the estate is found dead of electrocution in the hot tub! Who killed him, and why? Is it the lovely Hannah, who has reasons of her own for being at the timeshare? Or is it the manager Cassie, who seems to be carrying on affairs with several of the guests? The local police want Duncan to stay out of it, but he finds himself becoming more and more involved...
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   30% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   local police w/ IQ of a houseplant Kind of investigator    -   british mystery (I say!) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards family/friends Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

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    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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