Beta by Sammy Scott

359 pages first pub 2023 (editions) user-added

fiction horror


Michael Danver’s life of self-imposed seclusion is interrupted when he receives a strange invitation: the unique opportunity to move into and beta-test a fully automated, state-of-the-art smart home. A true marvel of modern innovation, the house i...

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Community Reviews Summary of 25 reviews


tense 100%
dark 75%
mysterious 75%
emotional 62%
sad 62%
adventurous 50%
challenging 50%
reflective 50%
hopeful 12%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 71% | Character: 28%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 85% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | N/A: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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