|Plot Summary of Sacred and Profane|
When two bodies, charred beyond recognition, are discovered and identified as teenage girls, Pete Decker is forced to investigate. Deep into the crack dens of Hollywood Boulevard he must go, soon to discover that both girls are involved in the pornography industry. He also discovers they died of horrific deaths. Why were they murdered? Decker will soon find out the intricate story behind the murders of bribery, denial, and betrayal.
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Two girls are burned beyond recognition, beginning a long investigation into the crack dens of Hollywood, where Decker is searching for the murderer(s).
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|Chapter Analysis of Sacred and Profane|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- Big focus on forensic evidence
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- government investigator
- Los Angeles
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- descript. of other female areas
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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