fiction crime historical mystery mysterious medium-paced

656 pages | first published 2014

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As Henry VIII lies on his deathbed, an incendiary manuscript threatens to tear his court apart.Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councilors are engaged in a final and decisive power struggle; who...
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Moods

adventurous 100%
dark 100%
mysterious 100%
challenging 33%
informative 33%
reflective 33%
tense 33%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Average rating

4.22