|Plot Summary of Killer Pancake|
Goldy is a caterer in Colorado who is newly married to a cop, has a teenage son Arch and a protege named Julian Teller who helps her. Julian is in the throes of his first love affair with Claire who ends up murdered while working at a saleslady for a prestigious makeup company at a department store. Picketers, a near bombing, a rival makeup company and a huge catering event that will substantially help Goldy's income all come together while Goldy tries to find the killer and help Julian cope. Goldy must also invent low fat recipes and boost the moral of her best friend who survived a heart attack while searching for Claire's killer.
This synopsis report prepared by Darlene Magdaluyo
|Chapter Analysis of Killer Pancake|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
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?
- nearly 100%
- chronically deranged person
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- scientific labs
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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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