|Plot Summary of Summerkill|
Landscape designer Val Wyckoff, falsely implicated in the murder of a detested male colleague, must find out who actually killed the man to clear her name. Clues lead to the cover-up of a major problem at a new golf course/resort development. The closer she gets to unearthing the problem, the closer she gets to becoming victim number two.
This synopsis report prepared by Maryann Weber
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|Chapter Analysis of Summerkill|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very humorous
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- investigator him/herself
Murder of certain profession?
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
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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