|Plot Summary of Terror in the Tank|
|"Mystery writer Madaline Ascot has just completed her latest work of fiction when events in her own life send her into a realm of a different type of mystery. While attempting to indulge herself in some much needed relaxation, the news of the sudden horrifying death of an old friend and boss sails to her ears from the television set. Peter Collins, the owner of the M.P. Collins Aquarium, has been brutally attacked by a tiger shark housed in the facility.
As a former employee of the facility and distraught by Peter's death, Madaline volunteers her services to help get the facility back to par. But when she discovers a bloody knife in the top of a trashcan in the room where Peter died the accidental death theory is blown to smithereens."
Calley Moore, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Terror in the Tank|
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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?
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- husband/wife boy/girlfriend investigators
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Deep South
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
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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