The Beholden by Cassandra Rose Clarke

The Beholden

Cassandra Rose Clarke

544 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Two sisters, a pregnant aristocrat and a scholar-magician, and themselves at the center of a conflict between the immortal being Decay and the Emperor himself . . .Orphaned as young women, Celestia and Izara De Malena are land-rich but destitute, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34 reviews

Moods

adventurous 100%
mysterious 33%
dark 22%
tense 11%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 33%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 87% | N/A: 12%

Strong character development?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | No: 37% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 37% | No: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 12%

Average rating

2.88

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