|Plot Summary of Hurricane Bay|
Sheila had a long trail of used men in her wake, so when she disappears from her home in the Florida Keys no one is surprised except her old friend Kelsey, who she'd invited down for a break. Kelsey presses to find Sheila, despite the warnings of Dane, a man with whom both Sheila and Kelsey have a history and the last person to see Sheila. Dane knows something he's not telling, and Kelsey tries to weasel it out of him, but ends up more involved than she ever meant to be again. And, the killer has decided to target her...
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|Chapter Analysis of Hurricane Bay|
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
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- investigator him/herself
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- skilled citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- on the ocean surface
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- pleasure/love boat
- swimming on
- scuba under
- Atlantic Ocean Island
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- dumb rednecks, like Gomer Pyle
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
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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