If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

M.L. Rio

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2017

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Oliver Marks has just served ten years for the murder of one of his closest friends – a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he’s released, he’s greeted by the detective who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but bef...
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Summary of 24719 reviews

Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 86%
emotional 67%
tense 62%
sad 42%
reflective 23%
challenging 19%
adventurous 11%
funny 3%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 16%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

4.29

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