|Plot Summary of Naked in Death|
Lieutenant Eve Dallas, a ten year veteran homicide detective for New York Police. Her current assignment, Sharan DeBlass's murder. Money and politics come into focus when the reports of her being a professional comapanion and of her family's bluecollar background with a lot of old money and power. And adding to the plot is Sharon being 1 of 6. When the evidence points to Roarke, an Irish Billionaire things being to heat up between them. Torn from him being a suspect and a possible lover.
Eve is wound up between professional duty and lust, murder 2 of 6 is hit. Another professional companion, everything about this one is different, her background is normal, a girl moved from a small city to New York and tries to make something of herself. She lives in a small mediocre apartment without security. And the same scenario as the first, the murder weapon was a gun. In the near future weapons become banned and are only available to private collectors.
The race through the maze that the killer is putting Eve through is putting her mind and heart to the test. With the political pressure on her and her heart falling hard, and her unwillingness to give up.
This synopsis report prepared by Ashley Ray
In the year 2053, NYPD Lieutenant Eve Dallas seeks a murderer who kills prostitutes with old fashioned weapons: hand guns. The first of three victims is the granddaughter of a prominent politician who's behind-the-scenes dealing makes it difficult for Eve to do her job. Attracted to the lead suspect and dealing with her own history as a victim of sexual assault, Eve must solve the murder before she is thrown off the case.
This synopsis report prepared by Lynne Serpe
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|Chapter Analysis of Naked in Death|
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 - 40%
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?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- near future
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- Mid-Atlantic states
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- rape (yeech!)
A lot of techno jargon?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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