|Plot Summary of Shadow Wars|
A killer is leaving the most beautiful blonde women in Miami dead on the beaches. He kills at whim and leaves no clues. He kills to draw forensic psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Kinmont into his web. She must overcome an intense fear of violence that drove her to solve the unsolvable murder, and catch him before he kills another stunningly beautiful blonde.
A master of mental disguises, he tells a national radio audience night after night that he will kill until she catches him. She grows curious. Could he have clues as to what happened to her parents who disappeared when she was a child? She discovers he is a cousin, at the same time he threatens to push her graduate student assistant and preschool daughter off the roof at a mall.
This synopsis report prepared by Steve Logan
|Chapter Analysis of Shadow Wars|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Big focus on forensic evidence
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- psychiatrist investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
Unusual form of death?
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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