|Plot Summary of Before Night Falls|
Rachel Marks couldn't believe it! She couldn't believe that she was forced to close her beloved store, The Book Nook, but with the new chain store in the mall and all of the online stores to compete with, she just couldn't keep up. So here she was, almost thirty-three years old, flat broke, in debt for who knows how long and she was starting over. Still, Rachel knew that if she could get a good job she would be out of debt within a few years so she started looking. After months of rejection, humiliating interviews and a slow economy, Rachel was ready to take just about anything. A classified ad for a hostess at Mystique Nightclub, a Goth-themed club on the edge of town was her last chance. Rachel knew that all the girls who worked there were real knock outs, but the pay was good and she had to at least give it a shot. As Rachel approached the club, built to resemble a medieval castle, she couldn't shake the feeling that her life was about to change – and it did.
Devon Carnavorn, multi-millionaire owner of the club, took a chance on her and hired her to be a waitress at the popular establishment. After two weeks of hard work, Rachel's hard work was rewarded when she was promoted to scheduling supervisor. Thrilled at the promotion, Rachel lowered her guard for a few moments and found herself reacting to Devon's sex appeal. Immediately realizing it would be a mistake to mix business and pleasure, she and Devon parted on amicable terms. Rachel had no way of knowing that Devon had already chosen her as his new mate. It had been many years since Devon had toyed with the idea of bringing a human over, but he wanted to turn her into a vampire.
This synopsis report prepared by Debbie
|Chapter Analysis of Before Night Falls|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vampires taking a quick bite
Type of couple:
- She's a human, he's a magical being
- small businessman
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
- descript. of private male anat.
- descript. of non-breast female anat.
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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