City of Lies by Sam Hawke

City of Lies

Poison Wars #1

Sam Hawke

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced

560 pages | first published 2018

Description

I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me... Outwardly, Jovan is the lifelong friend of the Chancellor’s charming, irresponsible Heir. Quiet. Forgettable. In secret, he's a master of poisons and chemicals, trained to protect the Ch...
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summary of 193 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 92%
mysterious 57%
tense 50%
challenging 21%
emotional 21%
dark 14%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 33%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 27%

Average rating

3.8