|Plot Summary of Murder@Maggody.com|
Maggody, Arkansas, a town of 755 people, has gone "online". The high school's new computer lab has gained access to the internet and the town is in chaos. The high school kids are looking at online porn and stumble across images of some of Maggody's more prominent members in a variety of compromising positions. When a young woman is found murdered, police chief Arly Hanks is on the case.
Soon everyone has their own list of suspects. Neighbor against neighbor, friend against friend and it is up to Arly to find out who the real suspect is. At the same time, a wave of cyber crimes is hitting the small town and Arly must use all of her small town, low tech skills to combat the high tech cyber criminal and find the murderer in the process.
This synopsis report prepared by Sarah Bryson
|Chapter Analysis of Murder@Maggody.com|
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 - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very humorous
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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