|Plot Summary of In Dark Places|
|"Robin Cameron is on the verge of a medical breakthrough for mental patients. But first she must go into their minds to see just what makes them tick. One of these patients is Justin Grey, a serial killer of teenage girls. The only reason Justin has signed on for the experiments is to plan his escape. Another patient is LAPD cop Alan Brand. Brand is repressing memories of his last night on the streets. Brand has a secret, that nobody, especially not Robin Cameron, can ever find out.
When Grey escapes, Brand disappears and so does Robin's teenage daughter, Meg. "
Sarah Bryson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of In Dark Places|
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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 - 40%
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:
- present (2000-2010)
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
- Los Angeles
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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