At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

At the Water's Edge

Sara Gruen

fiction historical romance dark mysterious tense slow-paced

348 pages | first published 2015

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After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s in...
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Moods

emotional 87%
adventurous 50%
dark 37%
mysterious 37%
reflective 37%
tense 37%
hopeful 12%
informative 12%
sad 12%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 18%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Average rating

3.6