|Plot Summary of A Thin Dark Line|
|"A female police officer tries to solve a rape and murder while becoming in danger herself."
Kellie, Resident Scholar
|"A killer gets off on a technicality so Annie and Nick have to get evidence to convict him."
teacase, Resident Scholar
|"A woman's killer goes free due to a technicality--a technicality blamed on Nick Fourcade who is told to keep away from the case. But he can't. Neither can Annie Broussard, who was with the woman when she died. She too, is warned off. Continuing with the case means forming an alliance with Fourcade, a man who's motives and methods Annie doesn't trust. As the case develops with Annie and Nick at the core, they not only get closer to the killer, but closer to each other."
Sarrah, Resident Scholar
|"When a woman is brutally murdered, police officers Annie Broussard and Nick Fourcade are desperate to find the killer. They must search for the truth before the killer strikes again. But then Annie realizes that somebody wants her dead."
Katie Becker, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of A Thin Dark Line|
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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 - 25%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 15%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
- Deep South
- New Orleans
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of other female areas
- descript. of male nudity
- rape (yeech!)
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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