The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel by Will Dean

The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel

Will Dean

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious fast-paced

256 pages | first published 2021

Description

A woman being held captive is willing to risk everything to save herself, her unborn child, and her captor’s latest victim in this claustrophobic thriller in the tradition of Misery and Room. On an isolated farm in the United Kingdom, a woman is t...
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Moods

dark 96%
tense 84%
emotional 54%
sad 45%
challenging 37%
mysterious 26%
inspiring 7%
reflective 7%
hopeful 5%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 36%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 32% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 25% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 11% | N/A: 8%

Average rating

4.21