fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

418 pages | first published 2001

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A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer's twisted work bec...
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Summary of 3030 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
tense 81%
mysterious 72%
emotional 30%
challenging 25%
sad 18%
adventurous 8%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 47%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 35% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 34% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.9

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