fiction crime mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

391 pages | first published 2008

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The electrifying follow-up to the Dagger Award-winning Raven Black. In this second thriller of the highly acclaimed Shetland Island series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, the launch of an exhibition at The Herring House art gallery is disturbed b...
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Summary of 690 reviews

Moods

mysterious 97%
dark 51%
tense 26%
emotional 22%
reflective 22%
adventurous 13%
sad 13%
challenging 8%
relaxing 6%
inspiring 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 25%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 38% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.77

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