Review: The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro

Posted June 23, 2017 by Laura Mauro in Book Review / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Review: The Last of August by Brittany CavallaroThe Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro
Series: Charlotte Holmes
Published by Katherine Tegen Books on February 14th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Young Adult
Pages: 336
Format: ARC
Source: Publisher
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Watson and Holmes: A match made in disaster.

Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are looking for a winter-break reprieve after a fall semester that almost got them killed. But Charlotte isn’t the only Holmes with secrets, and the mood at her family’s Sussex estate is palpably tense. On top of everything else, Holmes and Watson could be becoming more than friends—but still, the darkness in Charlotte’s past is a wall between them.

A distraction arises soon enough, because Charlotte’s beloved uncle Leander goes missing from the estate—after being oddly private about his latest assignment in a German art forgery ring. The game is afoot once again, and Charlotte is single-minded in her pursuit.

Their first stop? Berlin. Their first contact? August Moriarty (formerly Charlotte’s obsession, currently believed by most to be dead), whose powerful family has been ripping off famous paintings for the last hundred years. But as they follow the gritty underground scene in Berlin to glittering art houses in Prague, Holmes and Watson begin to realize that this is a much more complicated case than a disappearance. Much more dangerous, too.

What they learn might change everything they know about their families, themselves, and each other.

Review

I really loved the second book in this series. It explored the Watson and holmes relationship in a more romantic way. It was more of a modern adventure across Europe and I loved it! I also loved that we finally got to meet august and see how all these characters interacted with each other! It ended on massive cliffhanger and I need the second book right now!

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