|Plot Summary of The Killing of Jeremy Taylor|
Inspector Gravitt must solve the murder of the sexiest man in America, who was poisoned while flying his private plane.
Jeremy Taylor, who was a rising movie star recently was not only voted the sexist man in America, but was offered the biggest movie deal of his career. After learning the news, he was flying up to San Francisco to see his girl friend when he crashed into the San Francisco Bay.
Inspector Gravitt of the Special Investigations Division of the San Francisco Police Department was assigned to investigate this high profile accident. However, Gravitt quickly learned this was no accident, the actor, Jeremy Taylor was poisoned. As Gravitt and his staff begin to investigate the case, they discover many people had both motive and opportunity to kill Jeremy Taylor.
As the major investigation continues, Gravitt falls in love and comes under investigation by Internal Affairs for another crime he becomes involved with. Soon after, two of the Special Investigators are shot at. At the same time he must deal with an important senator who is the father of Taylor's girlfriend and a very aggressive reporter.
This synopsis report prepared by Jeffrey R. Allen
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|Chapter Analysis of The Killing of Jeremy Taylor|
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 - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
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
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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