The Cloisters by Katy Hays

The Cloisters

Katy Hays

312 pages first pub 2022 (editions) user-added

fiction contemporary thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

The Secret History meets Ninth House in this sinister, atmospheric novel following a circle of researchers as they uncover a mysterious deck of tarot cards and shocking secrets in New York’s famed Met Cloisters.When Ann Stilwell arrives in New Yor...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,425 reviews

Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 81%
tense 42%
informative 14%
reflective 13%
adventurous 12%
emotional 11%
challenging 8%
sad 5%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 29%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 25% | Plot: 19% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 35% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 30%

Loveable characters?

No: 61% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 4% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.44

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