Waiting on Wednesday: A Study in Charlotte (A Study in Charlotte #1) by Brittany Cavallaro10:00
This week's pick is:
Series: A Study in Charlotte #1
Author: Brittany Cavallaro
Published March 1st 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books
The last thing sixteen-year-old Jamie Watson–writer and great-great-grandson of the John Watson–wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s enigmatic, fiercely independent great-great-granddaughter, who’s inherited not just his genius but also his vices, volatile temperament, and expertly hidden vulnerability. Charlotte has been the object of his fascination for as long as he can remember–but from the moment they meet, there’s a tense energy between them, and they seem more destined to be rivals than anything else.
Then a Sherringford student dies under suspicious circumstances ripped straight from the most terrifying of the Holmes stories, and Jamie and Charlotte become the prime suspects. Convinced they’re being framed, they must race against the police to conduct their own investigation. As danger mounts, it becomes clear that nowhere is safe and the only people they can trust are each other.
Equal parts tender, thrilling, and hilarious, A Study in Charlotte is the first in a trilogy brimming with wit and edge-of-the-seat suspense.
Why I'm waiting:
- There appears to be a load of Sherlock Holmes retellings/adaptations coming out right now, and this one seems to be just as good as the others. I really enjoy the original Sherlock Holmes stories, and hopefully this one will be as good :)
- I've preordered this, and it should arrive just before my birthday, so will be a nice treat to myself :)