|Plot Summary of Ask the Cards a Question|
|"Sharon McCone is a private eye who finds that a women in her building has been murdered. As she is investigating the murder and looking for the criminal she finds that in her small town, there is a fencing chain that exists and she then goes on to shut down this organization and captures the killer."
Zak Lenz, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Ask the Cards a Question|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
The crook is....
- criminal's rise in a crime organization
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Mostly a criminal POV story
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
- stolen goods organization
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
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
Motive of antagonist
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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