The Bell at Sealey Head by Patricia A. McKillip

The Bell at Sealey Head

Patricia A. McKillip

277 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Sealey Head is a small sleepy town on the edge of the ocean, where sunset marks the tolling of a bell no one can see. On the outskirts is the great Aislinn House, where heir Miss Miranda Beryl and her entourage of friends and servants wait while a...

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Community Reviews Summary of 242 reviews


adventurous 66%
lighthearted 66%
mysterious 50%
challenging 16%
emotional 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 16%
reflective 16%
relaxing 16%
tense 16%


slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 50% | No: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 75% | N/A: 25%

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