|Plot Summary of A Beacon Street Mourning|
Fremont Jones and her investigative partner/lover/spy, Michael Archer, return to her native city of Boston. Fremont's father is very ill. Fremont suspects that her neglectful stepmother, Augusta, is behind his illness. She arranges for her father to have round the clock nurses to attend to him. He quickly starts to improve, until one night, he suddenly dies of a heart attack. Unknown to her stepmother, Fremont has been left the bulk of her father's estate.
Now it's up to Fremont to convince her father's doctor that he did not die of natural causes. Did an old friend of the family betray Fremont and her father? Did Augusta murder him thinking she would inherit everything? Fremont must find the enemy before they strike again.
This synopsis report prepared by Sarah Bryson
|Chapter Analysis of A Beacon Street Mourning|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
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:
Murder of certain profession?
- "All in the family" murder
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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