fiction historical mystery informative mysterious medium-paced

303 pages | first published 2009


In the thrilling new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale It’s Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs w...
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mysterious 100%
adventurous 55%
dark 44%
emotional 44%
tense 33%
sad 22%
challenging 11%
informative 11%
inspiring 11%
reflective 11%


medium 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

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Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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