|Plot Summary of Bad Moon Rising|
Five Star, Dec 2004, 26.95
Pacific Coast Community College hazardous material technician Serena Davis worries that something bad happened to her former fiancÚ Jesse Bantos though she blames her feelings somewhat on her psychic pal Callista's warning. With her daughter by her side, Serena breaks into Jesse's home allegedly seeking her stuff when he fails to respond to her calls. She concludes something bad indeed occurred to the missing man.
Serena asks Police Officer Kermit Riggs to investigate. Kermit secretly loves Serena does. He makes inquiries at Jessie's place of work, the Hope Point Life Integration Clinic. Kermit soon concludes that Jesse ran off on his own accord to spend time with his new girlfriend, and Serena reluctantly accepts the findings until strangers arrive seeking quality time with Jessie.
The story line contains a subplot involving the growing love between the lead couple that hinders the official and unofficial investigations.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of Bad Moon Rising|
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 - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- champion of justice
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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