fiction mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

missing duration info | first published 1968

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Life for Henrietta Jenkins was a quiet, well-ordered affair - a home with her widowed mother and degree studies at university. But her life changed dramatically when, just before her 21st birthday, her mother's body was found in a quiet road, appa...
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Summary of 65 reviews

Moods

mysterious 85%
adventurous 42%
dark 28%
lighthearted 28%
tense 28%
funny 14%
hopeful 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 83% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14%

Average rating

3.59

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