The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart

The Moonspinners

Mary Stewart

fiction mystery romance adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

400 pages | first published 1962

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Young, beautiful, and adventurous Nicola Ferris loves her life as a secretary at the British Embassy on the lush island of Crete. Then on her day off, she links up with two hiking companions who have inadvertently stumbledupon a scene of blood ven...
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Summary of 152 reviews


adventurous 85%
mysterious 71%
tense 71%
funny 14%
lighthearted 14%


medium 42%
fast 42%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Plot: 40% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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