The Sixth Strand by Melissa McPhail

878 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced


"The strands are as interwoven as the visible spectrum, yet upon closer inspection, one may be found to bind the rest."- Isabel van Gelderan, Epiphany's ProphetThe First Lord's game has reached a critical apex. For the first time in millennia, the...

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Community Reviews Summary of 28 reviews


adventurous 100%
emotional 100%
mysterious 100%
challenging 66%
dark 66%
reflective 66%
tense 66%
funny 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
sad 33%


medium 66%
slow 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

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