|Plot Summary of The Inspector's Wife|
London newcomer Alec Strand finds himself caught up in a web of intrigue, murder and rescue when he discovers an insidious plot underway by a 'bent copper.'
Chief Inspector Patrick Edwards' wife has gone missing, bodies of petite young women have begun turning up buried in shallow graves in London parks and postal stamp collections are being stolen all round the city.
Alec turns for help to the elderly Ellen Higgins thus forging a team of unlikely crime fighting amateur sleuths who rescue Maggie Edwards and keep her safe until the problem can be sorted out.
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This synopsis report prepared by m j hollingshead
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|Chapter Analysis of The Inspector's Wife|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
- small businessman
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
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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