|Plot Summary of By Hate Possessed|
|"This book involves the main character Rowena Grant, an ex-cop with ten years experience, who decides to start her own private investigations business with another female associate. Her old boss at the department comes to her for help with a case involving a maniacal killer who is systematically killing female officers with poison filled darts while they are on duty. As the killings progress from poison darts to shootings to brutal stabbings, Rowena uses her police skills and contacts to hunt for clues and witnesses so she can try to reveal the identity of the killer. Things start to get more interesting when she reveals clues eluding to the fact that the killer might indeed be another officer, or even better, an extremely high ranking official inside of the police force. "
Steve Stelloh, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of By Hate Possessed|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
Murder of certain profession?
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
How much violence does he/she use?
- just the right amount
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Genius (really!)
- very athletic
- emotionally unstable
Motive of antagonist
- Smarter than most other characters
Part of a series?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
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