fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2020

Description

Belinda Bauer is "Britain's most original crime writer" (Crime Scene), one of the few authors in the genre to be longlisted for the Man Booker prize. Now she returns with a heart-pounding, heartbreaking, and often hilarious new crime novel in whic...
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Moods

funny 81%
mysterious 78%
emotional 51%
lighthearted 30%
dark 27%
adventurous 24%
sad 21%
tense 21%
reflective 18%
challenging 9%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 9%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 70%
fast 20%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 72% | Plot: 20% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 12% | N/A: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.14