The Liar's Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard

The Liar's Girl

Catherine Ryan Howard

336 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense slow-paced

Description

Will Hurley was an attractive, charming, and impressive student at Dublin's elite St. John's College--and Ireland's most prolific serial killer. Having stalked his five young victims, he drowned them in the muddy waters of the Grand Canal. Sentenc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,581 reviews

Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 74%
tense 67%
emotional 21%
sad 12%
challenging 10%
adventurous 6%
reflective 5%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 22%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 45% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

No: 36% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 28%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 32% | Yes: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 89% | Yes: 6% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 22%

Average rating

3.79

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