fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

328 pages | first published 2016

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A small town hides big secrets in this atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily when three m...
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Summary of 9556 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
dark 74%
tense 63%
emotional 29%
sad 26%
adventurous 17%
challenging 12%
reflective 10%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 35%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 38% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 29% | No: 24% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 19%

Average rating

3.95

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