CHASING LIGHT IN DARKNESS
The Origin of the White Shadow
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Bruce Loan: Detective (main figure of the story)
Bob: His Neighbor
The killer: Angel killer
Mrs. Norris: Secretary
Dr. Hawkins: Forensics expert
Readers will be presented with a novel that has drama ,mystery and Crime in its content.They notice a switch between narrative point of view and characters.The time when the events occur its not static.Although it begins in the present with the events occurring it skips on the past in things that are related to Bruce live. There are ten chapters and they need to be read in that order to understand the whole book.
The plots opens by introducing Bruce Loan and giving a short introduction of his life, mind and beliefs.Bruce in the moment the story is presenting is 42 years old.He has lost everything on his life and need to find meaning or he is going to get crazy.
Readers then learn more about how he lost his father in his early age.The story explores how he feels about that and how the event happened by returning back on time.The story of the book develops by narrating a crime case(which is not the main one happening in the book) of a mother and son killed in their home and how that is affecting on his world perception.
The focus then returns on his present (2013) when the main crime case of the book starts to get shape.He is on charge of investigation for a murder of a female under Telma River bridge.The case is so difficult for his mind because the victim was tortured and finally left with an angel mark on her chest.
The story develops more on investigating the crime but it turns back in times through his memory telling how he lost his wife Joan and his son Nick and how that affected him.
Those skips on time will become very usual in book in order to explain more of the story, with the killer getting more attention and killing more victims but in the same time more of the Bruce life getting reviled.
In the last chapters book take another shape because Bruce starts to go in group therapy and feels that he is being understood there, but this is not the most important thing there because he meets Gloria a woman that gets on his heart so fast.
The investigation leads on exiting events as far as Angel killer case while he gets new faces on his life and takes a journey in a village of an African tribe when he gets a whole new perspective of live.
The last chapter (10) is the final part of book which gives final touch in three dimensions of book: His emotions and adaption from losing his wife and son, story with Gloria and finally fighting with the demons outside.Readers will also notice a small detail in the end which gives indications what will happen in the second part of this series having in mind that this book is only the first one. [mehr]
Stichwörter: crime, psychology, love, suffer, family, itrospection, mystery, horror, mind games