Tip of the Halo Book Summary and Study Guide

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Tip of the Halo

Nancy Sereda was found dead in the library of the Catholic School Board building in the town of St. Michael, Alberta. Nancy was head of the Department of Curriculum Services and a very powerful person at the board in a time of educational reform, restructuring, budget cuts, and job layoffs. Solving the crime is up to Staff Sargent Dan Laurenson and his team from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in this first novel by R. F. Darion.
Click here to see the rest of this review

The review of this Book prepared by Linda Bertland

Chapter Analysis of Tip of the Halo

Click on a plot link to find similar books!

Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Murder of certain profession?    -   students/teachers Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, British Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   British


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

Books with storylines, themes & endings like Tip of the Halo

R.F. Darion Books Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
2 Ways to Search!

Our Chief Librarian