By Brittany Cavallaro
The very last thing Jamie Watson wishes is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep tuition simply an hour clear of his estranged father. yet that’s no longer the one problem: Sherringford can be domestic to Charlotte Holmes, the recognized detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter, who has inherited not just Sherlock’s genius but additionally his risky temperament. From every little thing Jamie has heard approximately Charlotte, it kind of feels more secure to appreciate her from afar.
From the instant they meet, there’s a stressful strength among them, they usually look extra destined to be competitors than the rest. but if a Sherringford pupil dies lower than suspicious conditions, ripped directly from the main terrifying of the Sherlock Holmes tales, Jamie can now not have enough money to maintain his distance. Jamie and Charlotte are being framed for homicide, and simply Charlotte can transparent their names. yet chance is mounting and nowhere is safe—and the one humans they could belief are each one other.
Equal components soft, exciting, and hilarious, A examine in Charlotte is the 1st in a trilogy brimming with wit and edge-of-the-seat suspense.
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Extra info for A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes, Book 1)
Thank you,” she says without a trace of thankfulness. She looks down at her watch again and then up at us. “Right. Don’t tire her out. ” She turns and leaves. Mom feebly attempts to boss us around to give the impression she’s in charge, but she tires quickly. “If I were to base my chances on the looks on your faces, I’d be a goner,” she says. Jake pushes down the side railing of her bed and sits, making sure he doesn’t sit on any tubes. Josh doesn’t move from where he’s standing, his shoulders hunched over.
My dream…” “Mom,” I say, placing my hand on her hip. “You’re not going to die,” I say firmly. “But…” She stops and glances around the room and then whispers, “The insurance won’t cover all of this. Not all the tests they’re doing. ” For a second, I think about grabbing her hard, physically jolting her and shaking sense into her. We’ll have bills whether she dies or not. “It doesn’t mean you’re going to die. ” For a brief second, I imagine the worst-case scenario. If she dies, Jake and Josh have their dad.
I go straight to Twitter and punch out a message. indd 40 12/17/13 2:26 PM 16 Things I Thought Were True My dad isn’t dead after all. #truestory I don’t check my messages or even look at my follower status. I shut off the phone and leave it off. When we get home, I go straight to my room, curl up in a ball on my bed, and let the sadness I’ve been holding off pour in and then back out. I consciously let myself feel. Instead of fighting it, I embrace and let it in. Remorse. Self-pity. So. Much. Fear.
A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes, Book 1) by Brittany Cavallaro