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

Description

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...

Community Reviews

summary of 141 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

dark 100%
mysterious 84%
tense 84%
emotional 52%
adventurous 31%
sad 21%
challenging 5%
hopeful 5%

Pace

medium 73%
fast 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 16% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | No: 20% | N/A: 13% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 13% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 93% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.08