If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

M.L. Rio

432 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who put him there is waiting at the door. Detective Colborne wants to know the truth, and after ten years, Oliver is finally ready to tell it. A decade ago: Oliver is one of seven young Sha...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34,170 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 85%
emotional 67%
tense 61%
sad 42%
reflective 23%
challenging 20%
adventurous 11%
funny 3%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 70%
fast 15%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 34% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.3

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