|Plot Summary of Secrets Can Kill|
Nancy goes back to school. When a student is found dead at a nearby school, Nancy is called in to find out who the killer is. Excellent debut book in the Nancy Drew Files series.
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|Chapter Analysis of Secrets Can Kill|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Kid or adult book?
- Ages 7-14
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards family/friends
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
- a teen
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
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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