Companions of the Night by Vivian Vande Velde

Companions of the Night

Vivian Vande Velde

212 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult dark mysterious medium-paced


When Kerry's little brother forgets his stuffed bear at the laundry, Kerry ventures out at 11th p.m. to retrieve it for him. The laundry is deserted and kind of spooky, and while she's there three men burst in, dragging a bound and bloodied young ...

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adventurous 80%
mysterious 80%
dark 60%
emotional 40%
funny 20%
relaxing 20%
tense 20%


medium 75%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

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