The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

The Creak on the Stairs

Forbidden Iceland #1

Eva Björg Ægisdóttir with Victoria Cribb (Translator)

315 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

When a body of a woman is discovered at a lighthouse in the Icelandic town of Akranes, it soon becomes clear that she’s no stranger to the area.Chief Investigating Officer Elma, who has returned to Akranes following a failed relationship, and her ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 192 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
mysterious 79%
sad 37%
emotional 27%
tense 25%
challenging 11%
reflective 11%
adventurous 9%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 36%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 34% | No: 25% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 22% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 11% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.78

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