The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

The Secrets We Kept

Lara Prescott

fiction historical informative slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2019

Description

A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth...
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Moods

informative 56%
adventurous 47%
emotional 47%
mysterious 47%
reflective 25%
sad 19%
tense 16%
challenging 14%
dark 13%
hopeful 12%
inspiring 10%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 40%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 32% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.58