Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury

Hold Back the Tide

Melinda Salisbury

fiction fantasy horror young adult dark mysterious tense fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2020

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Everyone knows what happened to Alva's mother, all those years ago. But when dark forces begin to stir in Ormscaula, Alva has to face a very different future - and question everything she thought she knew about her past... Unsettling, sharply bea...
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Summary of 397 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
tense 79%
mysterious 74%
emotional 37%
adventurous 36%
sad 25%
challenging 8%
hopeful 3%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 44%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Plot: 29% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 14% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 10% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 6% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.03

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