If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

M.L. Rio

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2017

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On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who put him there is waiting at the door. Detective Colborne wants to know the truth, and after ten years, Oliver is finally ready to tell it. A decade ago: Oliver is one of seven young Sha...
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Summary of 20768 reviews

Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 86%
emotional 67%
tense 62%
sad 41%
reflective 23%
challenging 19%
adventurous 11%
funny 3%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 16%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 34% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 48% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.29

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