His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae Burnet

His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

Graeme Macrae Burnet

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious tense medium-paced

280 pages | first published 2015

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A triple murder in a remote northwestern farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae. There’s no question that Macrae is guilty, but the police and courts must uncover what drove him to murder the lo...
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Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 52%
tense 52%
sad 36%
emotional 21%
challenging 19%
reflective 14%
informative 12%
adventurous 9%
funny 2%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 36%
fast 7%

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A mix: 50% | Character: 30% | Plot: 17% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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