Janet Evanovich Writing Styles in Back to the Bedroom

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Point of View

The author tells the story from a mostly omniscient third person. The reader sees the thoughts and actions from Dave and Kate at different times. The reader also knows the feelings of each, sometimes even before they realize it themselves. The point of view shifts regularly, showing first the thoughts and perspectives of Kate, then switching to those of Dave.

However, the author does not tell the story from any perspective other than from that of Kate and Dave. Elsie, Kate's parents and others serve only as supporting characters. A few times, the point of view appears to be that of an outsider, as in the introduction to the novel, when the author describes the exterior of the houses on A Street.

Setting

The entire plot takes place in Washington DC. Most of the action is divided between Kate Flynn's house and that of David Dodd...

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