The Devil's Feather by Minette Walters

The Devil's Feather

Minette Walters

349 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller mysterious medium-paced


"In 2002, five women are discovered barbarously murdered in Sierra Leone. Reuters Africa correspondent Connie Burns suspects a British mercenary: a man who seems to turn up in every war-torn corner of Africa, whose reputation for violence and brut...

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challenging 66%
dark 66%
mysterious 66%


medium 66%
slow 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

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