|Plot Summary of The Red Hot Empress|
When Annie's loony gypsy mother-in-law told her about Jimmy Qi and his ability to heal and mend by "toning", she simply thought it would make a good story. And, since that what she had come into the city for, she wrote it. Unfortunately, a child who can heal people by using an innate ability with his voice brings a lot of crazies out of the woodwork. Soon, Jimmy has a phony evangelist, the FBI, the local branch of an oriental gang, the Center for Disease control, and a dolphin-lover on his tail. Feeling responsible, Annie steps back into the picture and does her best to keep Jimmy from his would-be kidnappers and brainwashers--no easy feat. The church woman ends up dead, as does one of Jimmy's uncles. Annie's boyfriend, Leo, has a stroke the same day she meets her dead husband's son by another woman. It quickly becomes evident that Annie's own sanity isn't the only thing in peril; as long as she is standing in the way of Jimmy getting stolen, her life is at stake as well.
This synopsis report prepared by Sarrah
|Chapter Analysis of The Red Hot Empress|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- Oriental crime gang
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Unusual forms of death
- run over
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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