The Secret of the Villa Mimosa Book Summary and Study Guide

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Bea, a young girl, is suffering from amnesia after an attempted murder. She is befriended by a TV doctor, Dr Phyl, who gets her a job with a wealthy widow. Her job takes her to France where she gets her first memory of her former life at an abandoned ruin by the ocean. Dr Phyl and her policeman friend, Franco Mahoney, work to find her former life and who might have wanted to kill her. Bea finds letters left by the former family of the Villa Mimosa and rediscovers her past.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   amnesia Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Hawaii Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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