A Distant Grave: A Mystery by Sarah Stewart Taylor

A Distant Grave: A Mystery

Maggie D'arcy #2

Sarah Stewart Taylor

422 pages first pub 2021 (editions) user-added

fiction crime mystery mysterious tense medium-paced


In the follow up to the critically acclaimed The Mountains Wild, Detective Maggie D'arcy tackles another intricate case that bridges Long Island and Ireland. Long Island homicide detective Maggie D'arcy and her teenage daughter, Lilly, are still r...

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Community Reviews Summary of 67 reviews


mysterious 100%
tense 54%
dark 45%
emotional 27%
challenging 18%
adventurous 9%
informative 9%
sad 9%


medium 66%
slow 16%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 44%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 22%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | Yes: 37%

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