|Plot Summary of State of Mind|
The father commits multiple murders as revenge for the mother taking his children away from him when they were young. He kills people all over America and ends up in the 51st State under false identity with a new family. His son has been requested by the police to assist them in finding his father and he follows him to the 51st State with his sister and terminally ill mother. The father is a very clever man who leaves clues about the murders he is committing so that he can lure his family to him in order to try and kill them with the help of his new family.
This synopsis report prepared by LOUISE PRIOR
|Chapter Analysis of State of Mind|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vigilante getting revenge
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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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