|Plot Summary of Over Tumbled Graves|
Detective Caroline Mabry is called in on a dangerous case in Spokane, Washington. A dead prostitute has been found near the Spokane River. Caroline and her partner Alan Dupree team up to try to catch what is increasingly looking like a serial killer. But then they are shunted aside for nationally known "profilers" who promise to catch the bad guy. Dupree feels these guys are just full of hot air. Caroline just wants to keep her job and allows herself to be assigned to the task force, during mostly minor jobs and fetching coffee. Can the task force do the job or is it going to take off-duty sleuthing to catch the killer?
This synopsis report prepared by BethG
|Chapter Analysis of Over Tumbled Graves|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Big focus on forensic evidence
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
The crook is....
- stalking/killing innocents
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Pacific NW
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
- dropped from large heights
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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