|Plot Summary of Midnight in Ruby Bayou|
A large, valuable ruby known as the Heart of Midnight is stolen from a Russian museum & goes missing. The Russian mafia thinks an American jewelery designer has the gem & are intent on recovering it...at any cost. The story centers on the female designer & her male bodyguard, hired by her brother. They end up in Ruby Bayou in South Carolina, which is his boyhood home. She has been commissioned to design a necklace for her friends wedding. They begin putting the pieces of the puzzle together to discover who has the ruby & why. The storyline is a good mixture of suspence/mystery & romance.
This synopsis report prepared by Kim Mills
|Chapter Analysis of Midnight in Ruby Bayou|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- search for gems/treasure/money
General Crime (including known murderer)
- private investigator
- Pacific NW
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of other female areas
- descript. of male nudity
- rape (yeech!)
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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