A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King

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fiction historical mystery adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Late in the summer of 1923, Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, are ensconced in their home on the Sussex Downs. giving themselves over to their studies: Russell to her theology, and Holmes to his malodorous chemi...

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Moods

mysterious 89%
adventurous 73%
dark 26%
emotional 26%
tense 15%
challenging 10%
hopeful 5%
sad 5%

Pace

medium 73%
slow 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 53% | A mix: 30% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 21%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 25%

Average rating

3.83

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