Terror in the Tank Book Summary and Study Guide

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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.
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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.
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Plot & Themes

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?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Special suspect?    -   lover Murder of certain profession?    -   businessmen 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 Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South

Writing Style

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

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