The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

The Younger Wife

Sally Hepworth

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

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Tully and Rachel Aston are murderous when they discover their father has a new girlfriend. The fact that Heather is half his age isn't even the most shocking part. Stephen is still married to their mother, who is in a care facility with end-stage...
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Summary of 1020 reviews

Moods

mysterious 82%
dark 54%
tense 52%
emotional 39%
sad 17%
reflective 14%
challenging 12%
funny 7%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 41%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 33% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.73

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