|Plot Summary of The Killing Game|
This is book 2 in the Eve Dallas, Face of Deception Series. Joe finds a skull that could be Bonnie. Eve rushes from Logan's side to reconstruct the facial features. The Skull is stolen by someone who claims he killed Eve's daughter, Bonnie. He says he will kill another little girl like Bonnie. Eve and Joe find the little girl in a foster home in the south. Eve kidnaps her without Joe's knowledge to protect her. The killer says he will kill the little girl if Eve doesn't keep her with her while she searches for clues which killer gives her. The killer wants Eve to bond with the girl so when he kills her, she will hurt as she did when Bonnie died. Joe angrily searches for Eve and, when he finds her in Arizona, lets her know he wants more than her friendship. They search for a previous victim of the killer with the help of a search and rescue dog and his handler. They must find the identity of the killer, who stalks their every move, before he kills the girl and Eve.
This synopsis report prepared by Deborah Stoops
One woman's fight to find and punish the creep who killed her daughter, not realizing that the murderer is now after her as his final prize.
This synopsis report prepared by Karielle
|Chapter Analysis of The Killing Game|
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 - 50%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings of fear/loss/inadequacy
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- descript. of breasts
- 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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