The Trap by Catherine Ryan Howard

352 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction crime thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

Stranded on a dark road in the middle of the night, a young woman accepts a lift from a passing stranger. It's the nightmare scenario that every girl is warned about, and she knows the dangers all too well - but what other choice does she have? As...

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Community Reviews Summary of 906 reviews

Moods

dark 89%
mysterious 83%
tense 74%
sad 23%
emotional 22%
challenging 17%
adventurous 9%
reflective 3%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 37%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 49% | A mix: 40% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.73

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