To Kill A King Book Summary and Study Guide

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Two days after Caroline Rhodes begins working in the ER of a Chicago suburban hospital, a fellow employee is found dead in bed, smothered by a lavender silk pillow. A second death results in the arrest of Caroline's close friend and ER nurse/manager, Molly O'Neal. Caroline forms a strange pact with an aging Mafia boss, then calls on her buddies from Rhineburg, Illinois, for help in the hunt for the real killer. Third book in the Caroline Rhodes mystery seeries.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Medical Thriller    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Special suspect?    -   best friend Murder of certain profession?    -   doctors/patients Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   Proving innocence of very obvious suspect Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   hanging Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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