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Sarah Patrick and her dog Montey are part of an elite K9 rescue squad. Together, they go to disaster sites and search for survivors, or for bodies. When Billionaire John Logan contacts Sarah, he tells her that one of his top secret scientific research facilities has been attacked. Many of the scientists (who were finding new cancer treatments) were killed, and one has been kiddnaped and held for ransom. Logan know roughly where the missing scientist is being held, and he needs Sarah and Montey to locate him. Sarah knows Logan from the past and she doesn't trust him. She is furious when he strong arms her into the investigation, but when he assures her that she and Montey will be kept safe, she finally agrees to help. However, when their target is located, Sarah and Logan discover that the attack on the labs was a personal vendetta against Logan himself. A shady figure from Logan's past is pursuing him once again, and Sarah and Montey have become his new targets.
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Plot & Themes

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 Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   hunted by BAD vigilante getting revenge If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...    -   hunted by killer/stalker Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

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

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