If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

M.L. Rio

fiction contemporary 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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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 83%
emotional 60%
tense 58%
sad 32%
reflective 18%
challenging 16%
adventurous 9%
funny 3%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 18%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 41% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 17% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 37% | No: 16% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.2