|Plot Summary of You May Now Kill The Bride|
Seattle wedding planner Carnegie “don't call me Carrie” Kincaid, attracts murder almost as well as she attracts brides. In this story she is planning the wedding of her best friend Lily on an island off the coast of Seattle.
Murder strikes in the home of Carnegie's soon to be father-in-law (Owen), when his caretaker is knifed in the back. The problem is that it appears not only is Carnegie the person who finds the body in a cemetery but she might have been the last person to see him alive. Through a number of humorous situations Carnegie suspects Owen's uppity daughters, a local waitress, the bickering raciest Norwegian couple and even the local law enforcement.
When a second dead body shows up with a seeming connection to Carnegie she is taken to jail for questioning. Lily's fiancé is called in and finally someone will listen to Lily about what is happening. In the end Lily stumbles across the actual killer.
This synopsis report prepared by Tanya
|Chapter Analysis of You May Now Kill The Bride|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- wedding preparations
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- small businessman
- Pacific NW
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
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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