fiction crime historical mystery adventurous mysterious slow-paced

217 pages | first published 1981

Description

A pause in the civil war offers Shrewsbury's townsfolk hope that the upcoming fair will be successful, but the discovery of the body of a wealthy merchant could destroy that hope.
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summary of 82 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 100%
mysterious 100%
dark 50%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Average rating

3.8