A Death in Diamonds by S.J. Bennett

288 pages first pub 2024 (editions)

fiction historical mystery lighthearted mysterious medium-paced

Description

1957 - A young woman is found dead in a mews house a mile from Buckingham Palace, wearing only silk underwear and a a diamond tiara. An older man is discovered nearby, garrotted and pierced through the eye with a long, sharp implement.According to...

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Community Reviews Summary of 20 reviews

Moods

mysterious 85%
lighthearted 57%
adventurous 50%
dark 21%
funny 21%
relaxing 21%
hopeful 14%
informative 14%
reflective 14%
sad 14%
challenging 7%
emotional 7%
tense 7%

Pace

medium 78%
fast 14%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 18%

Average rating

4.05

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