If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

M.L. Rio

336 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction literary thriller dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

‘Enter the players. There were seven of us then, seven bright young things with wide precious futures ahead of us. Until that year, we saw no further than the books in front of our faces.’ On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who...

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Community Reviews Summary of 61,818 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 84%
emotional 68%
tense 62%
sad 42%
reflective 23%
challenging 21%
adventurous 12%
funny 4%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 15%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 34% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.25

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