|Plot Summary of Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing|
|"Gabrielle Lord's “Baby did a bad, bad thing” assembles an amazing cast which includes Gemma Lincoln, the glamorous private investigator, her boyfriend, undercover cop Steve, her fried Angie (a police officer), her sister Kit (a psychotherapist), and her clients: Minkie Montreau the wife of a missing millionaire, Peter Fenster, who believes his wife is cheating on him as well as her friend Shelley, a sex therapist who asks for her assistance with tracking down a killer who targets sex workers."
Alison, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing|
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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 - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- local police w/ IQ of a houseplant
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
- Big focus on forensic evidence
- Big focus on autopsies
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
- white collar fraud or theft
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
Part of a series?
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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