The Blessing of Brokenness by Karin Slaughter

The Blessing of Brokenness

Karin Slaughter

33 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction mystery short stories dark mysterious tense slow-paced


Mary Lou Dixon works at the Christ Holiness Baptist Church. She's overseeing the repair of the cross above the altar in time for Christmas when things start to go horribly wrong. This short story by New York Times best-selling author Karin Slaught...

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dark 100%
sad 75%
emotional 25%


medium 75%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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