|Plot Summary of Snow Blind|
|"With the discovery of two bodies found within melting snowmen, the Minneapolis Police department is on the hunt for a double cop killer. Margozzi and Rolseth are tasked with hunting down the killer which brings them into contact with rookie Sheriff Iris Rikker who, on her first day in the job, has to deal with a third melting snowmanbody. Set in the desolated winter landscape of Lake Kittering, the hunt for the killer leads to an enclave in the middle of nowhere which is home to 400 or so abused women, policed by their own female security guards and not a male in sight for miles. When a fugitive parolee goes on the trail of his own abused wife to finish off the job, the two civilisations come face to face with an unforeseen outcome.
With the help of the Monkeewrench team the MPD is provided with information leading to a disturbing tale of family skeletons and vengeance meted out decades ago. That this same family was instrumental in setting up the enclave points the police to the current remaining members of the family but is there sufficient evidence to solve the crimes? Newcomer Iris Rikker finds out the hard way that being a police officer has its bad days, that even police officers can be more than abusive and Margozzi and his garrulous partner Gino Rolseth have to decide how to use the evidence they have in order to solve the crime.
michael, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Snow Blind|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 40%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- "All in the family" murder
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- squabbling with fellow investigator(s)/police boss
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
Motive of antagonist
Part of a series?
- mostly 3rd
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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