Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater

Death of a Bookseller

Alice Slater

320 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Roach - bookseller, loner and true crime obsessive - is not interested in making friends. She has all the company she needs in her serial killer books, murder podcasts and her pet snail, Bleep. That is, until Laura joins the bookshop. Smelling of ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 440 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
tense 74%
mysterious 58%
challenging 17%
emotional 15%
sad 12%
funny 10%
reflective 10%
adventurous 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 23%
slow 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 39% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 27%

Loveable characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.8

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