Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Blood & Sugar

Laura Shepherd-Robinson

433 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded with a slaver’s mark. Some days later, Captain Harry Corsham – a war hero embarking upon a promising parliamentary career – is visited by the siste...

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Community Reviews Summary of 403 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 86%
tense 60%
sad 49%
adventurous 46%
challenging 42%
emotional 33%
informative 21%
reflective 8%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 23%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Plot: 49% | Character: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 29%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | No: 31% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.85

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