The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

The Last House on Needless Street

Catriona Ward

fiction horror thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

Description

The must-read gothic thriller of 2021 from the Shirley Jackson and August Derleth award-winning author of Little Eve and Rawblood. This is the story of a serial killer. A stolen child. Revenge. Death. And an ordinary house at the end of an ordina...
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Moods

dark 97%
mysterious 78%
tense 65%
emotional 46%
sad 45%
challenging 44%
reflective 13%
hopeful 6%
informative 6%
adventurous 4%
funny 3%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 19%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 43% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | No: 24% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 38% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.09