The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz

The Writing Retreat

Julia Bartz

313 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

The Plot meets Please Join Us in this psychological suspense debut about a young author at an exclusive writer’s retreat that descends into a nightmare.Alex has all but given up on her dreams of becoming a published author when she receives a once...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,272 reviews

Moods

dark 89%
mysterious 86%
tense 78%
adventurous 19%
emotional 18%
challenging 14%
sad 7%
reflective 5%
funny 2%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 34%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 30% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.49

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