The Shadow in the Glass by J.J.A. Harwood

The Shadow in the Glass

J.J.A. Harwood

fiction fantasy emotional mysterious medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2021

Description

Once upon a time Ella had wished for more than her life as a lowly maid. Now forced to work hard under the unforgiving, lecherous gaze of the man she once called stepfather, Ella’s only refuge is in the books she reads by candlelight, secreted awa...
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Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 53%
tense 46%
emotional 39%
sad 35%
adventurous 17%
challenging 10%
reflective 10%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 33%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4% | Yes: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.16