Greetings Earthlings! Today I’m review the third and final book in Lock and Mori series, which is Final Fall by Heather W. Petty!
-A: Good story with characters that got better and a slow plot line
Before we get into much into the book, I would just like to thank Heather who sent me an arc of this book which was signed and I also got a cool little book mark to go with it. I always like it when authors give out bookmarks. It’s nice! So I couldn’t wait for the release date of this book for me to read like I planned. I was going to be start and wait for November to read but it came in the mail today I got so excited and I had to read! In case you are confused because this will be published the day after the books release, I’m writing this in past! I have a review for Lock & Mori and than I have a review for the sequel Mind Games so check those out if you haven’t. If you don’t know Lock & Mori is a take on the Sherlock Holmes Story where it shows the relationship of Sherlock and James Moriarty before they became enemies and Moriarty is a girl.
I loved book one and book two so I was really excited but scared for book three. IF you’ve been here before then you know that I love books that explain how villains turn bad but I also don’t because it’s so sad watching them go from having people they love to becoming such a terrible person. That’s what this trilogy is though like you watch Lock and Mori fall in love in the first book and then you watch their relationship slowly falling apart through book two and book three and it’s so sad because they love each other and they still do after this book! It just makes me so sad!! Like this book let me tell you I was worried that I wasn’t going to like it because it is a very small book. I don’t know if it’s just my arc or if it’s just like that in general. I kind of like that it was short though because we have a main focus on the story and we didn’t waste any time with other things. I was upset at first that there was a time jump but now that I think about that I’m glad that it was there because I hate Alice and I just wanted her and her brothers to get the hell out of there.
I hate Alice. She sucks and she is the reason that Lock and Mori have this really messed up relationship. ITS ALL YOUR FAULT!!! Not to repeat myself but she sucks. Literally that first couple chapters with Alice and the guard I was like maybe this book isn’t so great but then we jump into the future and Mori has been trained and she has revenge on her mind and she isn’t backing it out. Her escaping and trying to save her brothers was so insane. The whole scene that involved her getting out was so intense. I’m debating if I would have wanted to see Mori get trained because I want to see her descent into madness. I know that sounds weird but Heather W. Petty is so good at writing Mori get darker with each book. I also think it would have been a little dragging for the story and I probably would have been like ‘Ugh where Lock? Why is this happening?’.
Lock though I wanted to cry whenever he and Mori had a scene together!! When she goes into his house and into his room. When he comes in and she’s hiding in his room and Sherlock is just ‘Either you touched this once or you just walked by and that’s your perfume I smell.’ It was something like that and when I read it I got so sad! Also John and Sherlock were hanging out at Sherlock’s house. I can not describe to you how happy I was to read that part like I was smiling just writing this. If you didn’t know this because I’ve talked about it in both of my reviews if you don’t know the lack of John Watson in these books has been really upsetting for me. It’s still a small scene but it’s John and Sherlock talking and it makes me happy! When Mori is talking to Mycroft and he is like I need to pretend to be his enemy and she was like I can make him hate me for feel. It was too much! She still loves him! With that finally line about how she would never love another boy like she loved Sherlock Holmes and my heart just shattered.
Sherlock just wants to talk to Mori and pull her out of this mess and get her out of the killing spree she is on *she kills a lot of people in this book. He just wants to help to her!!! This book guys it’s just so amazing and wonderful and heartbreaking!!! Guys just go read this series because it’s wonderful and heartbreaking. I do kind of wish that we had gotten some sort of epilogue but then we don’t really need one because we know what happens next. Well that’s it for this review! You guys need to read this series because it’s so good and I can’t wait to see what else Heather has to write about. I hope you enjoyed this post and make sure to look out for more coming your way soon. You should follow my book club here and other social media links. I posted rants like this once a week every week. Look out for more reviews and other random posts. Like, Comment, and follow for more rants like these! Also make sure to follow my social media links.
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