Inheritance. Katie Tallo’s thrilling debut novel titled, Dark August, introduces readers to a strong female protagonist, Augusta “Gus” Monet, who we begin to care deeply about from the beginning of the novel. Her listless life becomes enlivened when she learns that her last living relative has died and she claims her inheritance. What follows is a well-paced pursuit of uncovering secrets and searching for the truth. Tallo’s writing offers realistic dialogue, supportive narration, and complex and interesting characters.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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