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A judge, on leave, due to a traumatic event that happened in his courthouse, is visting the Smoky Mountains. While there, he chances upon a little girl, unconscious, brutalized, unknown, and it angers him. Who has raped her? By taking her in, Judge Ramsey Hunt is sure to find out...
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The review of this Book prepared by Tina Loflin

This is the first Catherine Coulter book that I have read. I found the suspense and intrigue in this book to be vey fast moving and masterfully written.
The review of this Book prepared by Selena Coleman

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) 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

Main Character

Gender    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   wealthy    -   champion of justice Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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