fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2009

Description

The tense, chilling story of four women haunted by a childhood trauma. When they were children, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into separating from their friend Emily by a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurs: Emily is found mu...
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summary of 119 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

dark 100%
mysterious 76%
sad 47%
tense 38%
emotional 23%
challenging 19%
reflective 9%

Pace

fast 42%
medium 38%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 45%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 23%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | No: 41% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | N/A: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

3.68