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The Last Beginning by Lauren James

The Last Beginning by Lauren James.

The epic conclusion to Lauren James' debut The Next Together about love, destiny and time travel.

Sixteen years ago, after a scandal that rocked the world, teenagers Katherine and Matthew vanished without a trace. Now Clove Sutcliffe is determined to find her long lost relatives. But where do you start looking for a couple who seem to have been reincarnated at every key moment in history? Who were Kate and Matt? Why were they born again and again? And who is the mysterious Ella, who keeps appearing at every turn in Clove's investigation?

For Clove, there is a mystery to solve in the past and a love to find in the future.

I had been looking forward to this for a while and I was so pleased to receive an early copy and actually managed to find time for a reread of the previous book before reading it. I'm so glad I did manage a reread of book one as it meant all the subtle crossovers between the book weren't missed. 

 If you loved The Next Together you will love this. It is a worthy sequel to the book answering lots of questions the first book bought up. I loved seeing how everything tied together and getting answers to those questions in a satisfying way. I loved the time travel aspect to this story. My inner historical geek always loves a time travel story and seeing how things inter connect and affect each other. I also loved Clove, the main character in this book and daughter to Kate and Matthew. 
A fab book and worthy sequel to The Next Together. I very much enjoyed it.