Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

Yellow Jessamine

Caitlin Starling

fiction horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious slow-paced

4 hours, 20 minutes | first published 2020

Description

Powerful shipping magnate Evelyn Perdanu lives a tight, contained life, holding herself at a distance from all who would get close to her. Her family is dead, her country is dying, and when something foul comes to the city of Delphinium, the britt...
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Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 86%
tense 54%
emotional 15%
sad 13%
reflective 9%
adventurous 5%
challenging 5%
inspiring 1%

Pace

slow 40%
medium 38%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Character: 36%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 40% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 65% | No: 26% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.7