What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher

What Moves the Dead

Sworn Soldier #1

T. Kingfisher

165 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

When Alex Easton, a retired soldier, receives word that their childhood friend Madeline Usher is dying, they race to the ancestral home of the Ushers in the remote countryside of Ruritania.What they find there is a nightmare of fungal growths and ...

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Moods

dark 94%
mysterious 85%
tense 59%
adventurous 16%
funny 10%
sad 10%
emotional 9%
challenging 6%
reflective 3%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 43%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 54% | A mix: 35% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 59% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 15% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.95

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