|Plot Summary of Conspiracy in Death|
|"Eve Dallas is a homicide detective in the year 2059. Her latest case involves the multiple murders of sidewalk sleepers. In each case perfect laser incesions were made into the victims, and an organ was removed from the scene. The precision of the surgeries leads Eve to believe that her perp is a top-notch surgeon. All of her suspects are very powerful members of society, and none of them are very happy with where Eve's investigation is leading. The lead criminal does his best to keep Eve off the case, first by threatening her, and then by causing job complications for her.
Officer Bowers is a troublemaker in the police department, and when she is on a crime scene with Eve, she immediately dislikes her. She files numerous reports about Eve's conduct, and even goes so far as to publicly slander her. When Bowers is suspiciously murdered, Eve is the department's only suspect. She is suspended from her job.
She is very determined, and still continues her investigation into the murders, illegally. Her quest takes her to painful places from her past, but nothing will stop her from finding justice for the murdered victims. But when she finally figures out who the murderers are, things become more complicated. How can she take down a large group of powerful people with a sociopathic leader? "
Jess, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Conspiracy in Death|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
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:
- near future
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- local police w/ IQ of a houseplant
- Big focus on forensic evidence
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- squabbling with fellow investigator(s)/police boss
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
How much violence does he/she use?
- a significant amount
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- very athletic
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- evil doctors
- Smarter than most other characters
Part of a series?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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