Miss Marley: The Untold Story of Jacob Marley's Sister by Vanessa Lafaye

Miss Marley: The Untold Story of Jacob Marley's Sister

Vanessa Lafaye

162 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction historical adventurous emotional fast-paced


‘Exquisite’ Veronica HenryBefore A Christmas Carol there was… Miss MarleyA seasonal tale of kindness and goodwillOrphans Clara and Jacob Marley live by their wits, scavenging for scraps in the poorest alleyways of London, in the shadow of the work...

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Community Reviews Summary of 117 reviews


emotional 75%
sad 75%
hopeful 37%
reflective 37%
dark 25%
challenging 12%
inspiring 12%
mysterious 12%
relaxing 12%


medium 60%
fast 30%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | N/A: 12% | Yes: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 87% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

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