fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

240 pages | first published 1986

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A late spring in 1142 brings dismay to the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, for there may be no roses by June 22nd. On that day the young widow Perle must receive one white rose as rent for the house she has given to benefit the abbey or the c...
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summary of 117 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
hopeful 33%
sad 33%
tense 33%

Pace

medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 100%

Average rating

3.93