After the massive cliffhangers that the first two books ended with, I was a little surprised at how nice and tidy everything wrapped up at the end of ‘Sugar Free’. I knew it was the last book in the series going into it, but I just couldn’t believe that it would really provide answers to all of my questions. Alas, it did all of that and more.
Like the first two books in the ‘Sugar Bowl’ series, you can expect to be kept on the edge of your seat right to the end. Sela and Beck still have their work cut out for them. Her rash actions have landed them in a world of trouble. Despite her good intentions, Sela only seems to make things worse, no matter what she tries.
As Sela tries to come to terms with the consequences of her actions, Beck is potentially on the hook for a crime he didn’t commit. It will take a lot of legal maneuvering and a stroke of luck to get him out of this mess. He’s willing to do whatever it takes to protect Sela, even if it means doing time for a murder he didn’t commit.
More secrets come to light related to JT as well. Aside from his parentage, which may have been the worst-kept secret ever, he had some closely-guarded information that does not bode well for Beck. Surprisingly, Beck’s own father is a major contributor to this deceit.
Despite the turmoil and sense of uncertainty that looms throughout most of the book, you can rest assured that some things stay predictable. Beck and Caroline’s parent are still horrible human beings. The world is a better place without JT drawing breath. Beck and Sela re still head-over-heels for each other.
In the end, all of my questions were answered and I felt content with the way things worked out. In fact, I received the answers to questions that I didn’t even know that I had. The author providedone of the longest epilogues in history to tie up all the loose ends and I couldn’t have been happier. This was a great ending to a great series. Although, I’ll be on the lookout for a spin-off in the future featuring Caroline and a certain security guy.