The Moor by Laurie R. King

400 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction historical mystery adventurous mysterious reflective slow-paced

Description

Though theirs is a marriage of true equals, when Sherlock Holmes summons his wife and partner Mary Russell to the eerie scene of his most celebrated case, she abandons her Oxford studies to aid his investigation. But this time, on Dartmoor, there ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,066 reviews

Moods

mysterious 100%
adventurous 60%
dark 32%
tense 32%
reflective 16%
challenging 12%
emotional 12%
informative 8%
relaxing 4%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 41%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 65% | Character: 20% | A mix: 15%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 31%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 11%

Average rating

3.76

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