The House in the Orchard by Elizabeth Brooks

The House in the Orchard

Elizabeth Brooks

fiction historical dark mysterious relaxing medium-paced

318 pages | first published 2022

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If the house is hiding a guilty secret, the cellar is the place to look. I can see the trapdoor from my window; I have even seen it gaping open, with its stone steps leading into darkness . . .When a World War II widow inherits a dilapidated Engli...
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Summary of 30 reviews

Moods

mysterious 87%
dark 62%
emotional 50%
sad 50%
reflective 37%
tense 37%
challenging 6%
funny 6%
informative 6%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 40%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 23%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

3.72

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