fiction fantasy adventurous medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2005

Description

Choose: A quick death…Or slow poison... About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She'll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace—and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia. And ...
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summary of 3744 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 44%
dark 42%
emotional 30%
tense 28%
challenging 9%
hopeful 7%
funny 5%
inspiring 3%
reflective 3%
sad 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 43%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 29% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 41% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 23%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.96