Once Upon a Winter's Eve by Tessa Dare

Once Upon a Winter's Eve

Spindle Cove #1.5

Tessa Dare

113 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction historical romance short stories adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

Some wallflowers bloom at night… Violet is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. The gentlemen aren’t beating down her door. Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,365 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 72%
adventurous 54%
emotional 41%
funny 26%
mysterious 26%
hopeful 20%
relaxing 6%
tense 3%
dark 2%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

fast 80%
medium 18%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 42% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 17% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 89% | N/A: 5% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.38

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