Dangerous Women by Hope Adams, Adèle Geras

Dangerous Women

Hope Adams, Adèle Geras

fiction historical mystery thriller challenging dark reflective slow-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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Nearly two hundred condemned women on board a sailing ship bound for Australia. One of them is a murderer. From debut author Hope Adams comes a thrilling novel based on the 1841 voyage of the convict ship Rajah, about confinement, hope, and the te...
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Summary of 168 reviews

Moods

mysterious 70%
dark 50%
emotional 45%
adventurous 43%
hopeful 20%
informative 20%
reflective 20%
sad 20%
tense 20%
challenging 15%
inspiring 9%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 46%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 30% | Plot: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 21%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 33% | No: 30%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 32% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.58

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