The Falcon's Eyes: A Novel by Francesca Stanfill

The Falcon's Eyes: A Novel

Francesca Stanfill

832 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction historical emotional tense slow-paced


Set in France and England at the end of the twelfth century, the moving story of a spirited, questing young woman, Isabelle, who defies convention to forge a remarkable life, one profoundly influenced by the fabled queen she idolizes and comes to ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 42 reviews


adventurous 63%
challenging 45%
reflective 45%
hopeful 36%
informative 36%
emotional 27%
inspiring 27%
tense 27%
dark 18%
mysterious 18%
sad 18%
lighthearted 9%


slow 72%
medium 18%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 11%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | No: 22%

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