The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is a thrilling mystery novel that follows the story of Avery Grambs, a seemingly ordinary girl who inherits a vast fortune from a mysterious billionaire named Tobias Hawthorne. However, there's a catch – Avery must move into the sprawling Hawthorne estate and compete with Hawthorne's conniving and eccentric family members to claim her inheritance. As Avery navigates a complex web of secrets, puzzles, and dangerous rivalries, she uncovers the truth about Tobias Hawthorne's intentions and her own unexpected connection to the family. With unexpected twists and turns, this suspenseful tale kept me guessing until the very end, making it a gripping and engaging book for fans of suspense and intrigue.
The most compelling aspect of the book was the puzzle-like plot filled with riddles, clues, and unexpected twists, which kept me eagerly turning the pages. The complex characters, each with their hidden agendas, added depth to the story and made it difficult to predict the outcome. As the protagonist, Avery, delved deeper into the enigma of the Hawthorne family, I found myself empathizing with her and feeling her curiosity and determination. Personally, I was not disappointed at any points in the book. The pacing and timing of plot twists was perfect. You could second guess yourself any time in the book thinking of other situations. The characters also had a lot of major character development that really made the story more interesting. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys thrilling and suspenseful mystery novels with a touch of family drama and a strong puzzle-solving element. If you're looking for an immersive read that keeps you guessing until the very end, The Inheritance Games is an excellent choice.