fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

272 pages | first published 1981

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In the twelfth century, merchants gather at a summertime fair—but when one of them is found dead in a river, a crime-solving monk must step in. St. Peter’s Fair is a grand, festive event, attracting merchants from across England and beyond. There ...
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Summary of 327 reviews

Moods

mysterious 100%
adventurous 58%
dark 33%
relaxing 33%
hopeful 8%

Pace

medium 78%
fast 14%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 60% | A mix: 20% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 30%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 12%

Average rating

3.82

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