|Plot Summary of Home Run|
Doug Preston returns home late one night to find his wife, Anne, missing without explanation. When threats and violence follow, Doug hires an inquiry agent. The only clue is that Anne apparently returned to England with a mysterious man named John Moore. Despite the danger to his own life Doug follows the trail to England where with the help of old army and police friends he comes close to solving the mystery of Anne's disappearance. But then Anne's charred remains are found in a burnt-out car. Doug's quest is over.
Or is it? Why do the threats continue? Why does John Moore want to confront Doug? How many more twists can there be before Doug finally discovers the truth about Anne?
Nicholas Ordinans's first novel is an unputdownable story of a man's quest for the truth.
This synopsis report prepared by Nick Ordinansn
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|Chapter Analysis of Home Run|
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 - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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