The Final Gambit is the third part of Jennifer Lynn Barnes’ series The Inheritance Games. The series follows Avery Kylie Grambs a 17-year-old girl who inherits a fortune from a millionaire she had never heard of before; Tobias Hawthorne. All the fortune was left to Avery as the old man discarded his family from the will. Throughout the series we see Avery trying to make it through her conditional year living in the mansion full of the Hawthorne family to inherit the fortune. Throughout the series we see Avery making new friends and enemies as she tries to get used to this new life. The third book, The Final Gambit, follows the last stretch before she becomes the richest teenager in the world as her life and the lives of those close to her are endangered. The third book gives a nice closure to the overall series and is a fun read. Watching Avery’s relations with the Hawthornes develop in this last book is nice to see as well as the epilogue after the book giving the series a satisfying ending. If you’ve read Jennifer Lynes's other books such as The Naturals or Britanny Cavallaro’s A Study in Charlotte and enjoy mystery books you should definitely read this series.
The Final Gambit
About This Book
Avery’s fortune, life, and loves are on the line in the game that everyone will be talking about.
To inherit billions, all Avery Kylie Grambs has to do is survive a few more weeks living in Hawthorne House. The paparazzi are dogging her every step. Financial pressures are building. Danger is a fact of life. And the only thing getting Avery through it all is the Hawthorne brothers. Her life is intertwined with theirs. She knows their secrets, and they know her.
But as the clock ticks down to the moment when Avery will become the richest teenager on the planet, trouble arrives in the form of a visitor who needs her help—and whose presence in Hawthorne House could change everything. It soon becomes clear that there is one last puzzle to solve, and Avery and the Hawthorne brothers are drawn into a dangerous game against an unknown and powerful player.
Secrets upon secrets. Riddles upon riddles. In this game, there are hearts and lives at stake—and there is nothing more Hawthorne than winning.