The Familiars by Stacey Halls

The Familiars

Stacey Halls

448 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction historical dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

In a time of suspicion and accusation, to be a woman is the greatest risk of all...Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth time. But as the mistress at Gawthorpe Hall, she still has no living child, and her hus...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,646 reviews

Moods

mysterious 68%
dark 59%
emotional 56%
tense 41%
adventurous 36%
sad 23%
hopeful 14%
reflective 14%
informative 13%
challenging 12%
inspiring 8%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 22%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 28% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.78

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