|Plot Summary of A Sister's Secret|
Brooke Rawlings is a professional reporter who was unprepared when her sister, Serena, died and left her the guardian to her young nephew Jeremy. Five years pass and Brooke is shocked when Jeremy suddenly begins to withdraw from her and his friends, shutting everyone out and showing no remorse as his grades begin to fail. His teacher, Matthew Grant, tells Brooke he thinks Jeremy's behavior is due to the use of drugs, but Brooke refuses to believe this. She knows there's more to it than Jeremy is letting on.
As Brooke begins to dig into Jeremy's life, and in turn her sister's death, Brooke is shocked when she and her investigators realize that Serena didn't just 'die'... she was murdered. This leads Brooke on a hunt for a missing student, a murderer, and mainly a path that could either allow her to find the love of her life, or to lose it to the one man at the top of her suspect list.
This synopsis report prepared by Lori
|Chapter Analysis of A Sister's Secret|
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 - 30%
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:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- solving long-past murder
- 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?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- New York
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
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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